We have closed our USD$10m funding round for Carted! Yes, I know what you’re thinking… It’s huge!

I’ve previously bootstrapped another software business, and although it continues to grow organically, having the resources to grow as quickly as you want is definitely a change and one that I am so


Like many other business-minded millennials, I started selling things on eBay when I was just fourteen, and later, I founded two tech companies, Pixc and Vop, to address the needs of merchants.

My goal was to solve a problem no one had fixed yet and remove the friction from creating…


I recently went to Europe with my family. Before I booked the flights, I wanted to check out where we would stay. But rather than looking at a travel website, I went on Instagram for some inspiration.

Instagram is a place I go to discover, investigate, and try new things…


If you’ve been following my previous posts, you know that I run a remote team. My team at Pixc are all distributed around the world.

While the team and I like the way we do things, it took me lots of trial and error to get to where we are…


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The way we shop is changing all the time. Technology is rapidly being integrated into online shopping habits, and retailers are racing to keep up with these ever changing digital trends.

eCommerce is an active and expanding industry; eCommerce growing 23% year-over-year, with half of American shoppers saying that they…


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Going to the shops can be great; I like being able to touch and feel a product before I buy it. But walking through a crowded area, going from shop to shop not finding what you want, can be stressful. Worse still, you end up finally buying something, only to…


Employees are moving out of the office — and it is helping to build global business. Here is some advice on how to make a distributed team work for you.

The landscape of work is changing. By 2040, the global job market will be hardly recognisable! The 9-to-5 office routine…


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As a founder, delegation wasn’t something that came naturally to me. Despite the fact I was constantly busy, the thought of handing over tasks was terrifying, particularly when I was the only one who knew how to do them. As Pixc grew, I quickly figured out I had no choice…


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In the early days of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg turned down a $6 million investment offer by Don Graham, CEO of the Washington Post. Graham, however, was impressed by him and became his mentor, guiding him on how CEOs behave and later on hiring Sheryl Sandberg as COO.

When I was…


eCommerce is about to get significantly better at saving the consumer loads of time and automating our basic purchasing needs. I believe this is the start of an unprecedented wave of exciting innovation, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the helm of it.

Amazon’s 1-click patent has been one of its…

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