So you failed. What now ...

Failure is an experience that no entrepreneur wants to encounter, yet one that pretty much everyone will. On Monocle 24 Radio's The Entrepreneurs show I was asked what happens when your luck runs out and the best ways to bounce back, and boy I should know ... 

I'm Mark Jennings, the founder of Shaken Cocktails, a cocktail-subscription start-up. Shaken, however, no longer exists, we shipped our final box back in June. Shaken had a growing customer base, secured promising deals with spirits brands and went through a number of successful funding rounds. So what made the company go under? And what did I learn from the experience?

Listen here to find out.

10 minutes on the essential ways to ignite a digital sector (or new company)

If you’ve started either, you’ll see yourself.  

Speaking recently in Margate at the GEEK conference to local businesses, academia, local councils and the government I had 10 minutes to cover the topic cultural and social conditions that create networks within the digital sector, how to enable growth and how to support it.

So I spoke about STORY, BELIEF, LUCK, NEED and ENCOURAGEMENT.  It’s something I’m really passionate about and hope many of you see yourselves in this.