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Team Profile: Lemon Punch

Many of the world’s most successful businesses have worked when the right people come together – often by chance. Facebook, AirBnB and Instagram all started by accident and have rapidly flourished into household names. This is one of the ways in which Falmouth Launchpad builds its successful graduate start-ups – by putting the right people …

Team Profile: Joining Creativity and Data

The first minute of the animated short film, Strings, is crammed full of information. You see a healthy neighbourhood, stairs heading into what you imagine must be the cellar, a room of discarded violins, a man in despair trying to repair them, children separated from their families and the shuffling despondency of a concentration camp. …

In depth: building game-shows for the crowd

In 1982, Allan Gibb and John Ritchie wrote that entrepreneurs were ‘born not made’. It was not a unique idea at the time, in fact, it seems to have been widely accepted by a number of researchers they quote from the 70s. Researchers used the premise that because start-ups were so original and their creators …

In depth: driving agricultural efficiency with data

Working the soil, rearing cattle and dairy cows have always carried their share of uncertainty. Recently, farms in the UK have found they’ve had to diversify in a variety of ways, with farm shops, craft areas and even tourism just to keep afloat. According to gov.uk about half of farms in the country get an …