Moving to a different country opens minds and new opportunities, but also brings infinite challenges. Credit access is often the toughest obstacle for most non-Americans. Stanford graduate student Nicky Goulimis had to start her financial life over when she moved from London to the U.S in 2014. Despite her excellent credit in the UK as […]

When in 2016, BBC News covered HER, a dating app for lesbian, bi-sexual and queer people, it had 1M users, no revenue and has just moved its headquarters to San Francisco. Two years later, the company is profitable and a home to the world’s largest – 4M and counting – community of queer women. It’s […]

Transcript from a conversation with Srin Madipalli, Product Manager, Airbnb, co-founder of Accomable. Listen on Soundcloud. Suz: Our guest today is Srin Madipalli in his own words – which I copied from his Twitter bio – an entrepreneur, a coder, a commercial lawyer, a writer, an adventurer, a traveler and a MBA grad from Oxford […]

Meet Michael Acton Smith, co-founder and CEO of Calm. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m the co-founder and co-CEO of Calm.com. I was the CEO/founder of Mind Candy and creator of Moshi Monsters. I moved to the Bay Area in January 2016. What are you business interests? All aspects of business: Investing, recruiting, […]

Special welcome to new members who have joined GBx as part of our partnership with SVC2UK, as we help to connect the SF Bay Area community with UK entrepreneurs. Reach out if you are interested in connecting with our new members: Ahamed Wadood, Business Development Executive, Aviserv, ahamed@aviserv.co.uk Aviserv is an Aviation Service provider, specializing […]

Meet Alex Young, founder and CEO of Virti. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m a surgeon by training and built and sold an events company during med school at Bristol. I then boot-strapped and scaled an award-winning medical education company internationally while still training in the NHS. Last year I founded Virti, a […]

Unless you’re an active participant in our LinkedIn or Facebook groups, you may not know your fellow GBx members that well. In 2018, we’re kicking off a series of profiles featuring our member startup founders, tech execs and investors. First up: Pete Flint, NFx Guild. Also, Zuzanna is running a video project – #oneminutestartup – […]