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Finding Success Through Iterative Technology

September 7, 2017

Technology is plagued with buzzwords like ‘agile’, ‘gamification’ and ‘bespoke’, but none has been more damaging than ‘disruptive’. Disruptive has never been a synonym for better, or ground-breaking, rather the underlying principle is to radically transform by destabilising the current ‘way things are done’. This simply doesn’t work in many

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Press Coverage

January 9, 2014

We’ve been lucky enough to have  a little positive press over the last few weeks. We thought it’d be nice to catalogue it here, so in no particular order: Virgin Unite – What does Lean Really Mean for a Startup? How text messages can reduce waiting times – The Guardian

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Creativity

December 16, 2013

Every day in the life of a startup involves creativity. Creativity, followed by an intense period of action, reflection, and probably a little more creativity. Unfortunately, ‘doing’ and ‘thinking’ require two quite different mindsets. It can often be quite difficult to switch between them. Getting stuff done require focus, no

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Growing team

July 23, 2013

Things continue at pace here at DrDoctor towers. Our technical prowess has been boosted by Steve and Jevon who are focusing on our live HL7 interfaces and SMS nodes. Here we all are enjoying the sun in Wimbledon.

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Demo Day!

October 31, 2012

So BGV demo day came and went. We packed out campus, standing room only – testament to the quality of the BGV network, but also the level of interest in social innovation in London right now. People are really starting to stand up and realise that they can use their

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Entrepreneurship with Purpose

September 24, 2012

Entrepreneurship changes lives – ask the founder of a hit company that exited for millions. But is it the catalyst which will drag Britain from recession, save the millennial generation from the debts imposed on them by their parents, and solve world poverty? Should everyone strive to start a company?

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What really matters

August 22, 2012

There is so much to do. The potential number of things you can be working on as a founder are startling. Product development, distribution, marketing, investor relations, customer relations, brand, interface design, picking the right domain.. As geeks, our default position is product. Lets play with a new language, a

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So many ideas

August 17, 2012

We’re fundamentally passionate about changing the way you interact with your healthcare providers. It’s this that drives us to do what we are; the problem that keeps us up late thinking of solutions. It’s where our thoughts go daydreaming on the train. But that desire for change hides a real