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Momen Elshamy on launching a bootstrapped startup to compete with Canva

written by iryna prysyazhnuk Momen Elshamy is a graphic designer and a founder of Premast – an Egypt-based startup that offers presentation design tools. Premast was launched in August 2020, in the middle of a pandemic and uncertainty. Without any outside funding or government grants, by March 2021 startup is profitable. IMB, Johnson&Johnson, and Volkswagen…


Hugo Magalhães on the challenges for tech startup founders and narrowing down to scale up. 

written by iryna prysyazhnuk Hugo Magalhães is a software developer, project manager founder and CEO of Helppier, a Portuguese-based startup. Helppier is software that helps users to create automated tours and visually appealing in-app messages without coding. Its mission – to make the lives of e-commerce businesses easier. The software provides interactive chats, video-tours and onboarding guides,…


George Burke: a successful startup launch during the pandemic

A startup launch. What is the best way to do it? George Burke, a San Francisco based entrepreneur and the co-founder of FounderPool shares his insights on a successful startup launch. FounderPool, Burke’s new project, de-risks entrepreneurs by pooling startup equity. In the first month of allowing for open enrollments and applying, FounderPool got around…