A Year in the Life

I can't believe it's been a year since I helped start up DJS UK Limited, the company behind Piggybank. What a journey it has been. I am not a front man, so I am not as well known for my blogs as I am for my fumbling with words. My role at PiggyBank is to ensure our Product remains competitive and agile. This isn't a customer-facing role, but I am responsible for our customer-facing site...

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Adapt and Overcome

Interesting week, to say the least. This start-up journey is full of peaks and troughs. We made a big decision this week that a minimum viable product is not right for the Piggy Product. Although I’m a great believer of MVP in traditional tech start-ups, for a financial product, it just doesn’t work. So it was time for a slight pivot. So instead of a MVP, we are now going to work...

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Building our team of Superstars

From the moment I knew Piggy Bank was a reality, there were only two people that I wanted to lead our technological software development, Darren and Adam. I’d known Adam and Darren for nearly two years. We’d met at the Richmond Group and got on very well on a personal level, and had had some great results on projects we had worked together on. The had both been at RG for a long...

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