The Start-Up Journey: Year One

Working at a start-up has been a fantastic experience, witnessing the talent and drive that everyone here shows has been a constant inspiration, and working within a structure that doesn’t require each of these people to report to seven different bosses is pretty nice, too. The High Point Experiencing the process of designing and building our very first product, PiggyBank. Starting out...

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It’s been a Journey

I joined PiggyBank in June 2012, a few months into its start-up journey and what a journey that’s been. One of the many benefits of joining a start-up is the opportunity you get to create processes. There’s that all too familiar feeling that you get starting a new job, where you’re being trained to follow processes that the previous person put in place, that are laborious and...

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What a difference a year makes

Well can you believe it? It’s been a whole year since the adventure began. What a crazy year it has been. Since leaving the comfort of a big company to join what was then just an idea, four guys in a small office in a small town, I am happy to report that our startup journey has been a lot of fun, a lot of learning and a series of high and occasional lows. The first months at Piggybank...

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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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