Why a ‘great idea’ will kill your business and destroy your family

Hi, I’m Alexis Kingsbury, the founder of the Parentpreneur Accelerator. I’m a serial entrepreneur, having built successful startups in a variety of areas, including an online software business (Spidergap.com) that provides me with financial freedom. I’m also a lucky husband and proud dad, and now I help other ‘Parentpreneurs’ like me to achieve their dreams…

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How to solve a complex problem without your startup having funding or a team

Is your startup stuck in this catch-22?

In the Parentpreneur Accelerator Community Group, Nathalie asked a fantastic question… “My startup aims to solve a very complex problem that no one else has solved. How can I do this without a team or funding?” Nathalie faces a classic ‘catch-22’ for a startup. She explained that the problem she wants to solve needs significant resources (software developers, research etc.) so she…

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#100WastedWeeks – When to use social media in your startup business

Lots of social media icons

Most entrepreneurs do social media way too early. They spend ages on getting followers, sharing content, retweeting, building and managing groups… and then wonder why money doesn’t flood in. They aren’t stupid. Thousands of social media experts, courses, workshops, presentations and articles tell entrepreneurs that “you have to be on social media”. Google has 480 million results for…

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What the Brexit ‘Leave’ result will mean for you as a Parentpreneur

BBC - EU Referendum results

Today I have woken up to a terrifying result. In the UK’s EU Referendum, the UK has voted to leave. I believe that sadly issues like immigration and national identity have trumped issues on the economy and integration. I like to think that if David Cameron had ever thought this was a possibility, he wouldn’t…

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#100WastedWeeks – When to create your branding

When to create your branding

“Hey Alexis, I really value your feedback, would you mind giving your view on which of these logo designs would be best for my startup?” This is a common request I get from friends, customers, and members of my Parentpreneur Accelerator Community. I am flattered that these entrepreneurs value my opinion… however I don’t have…

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