Dear Chessable learners, At the end of 2016, I wrote about how, with your backing, we had a fantastic year. Having been so incredibly overwhelmed by your support then, I lack words this New Year’s Day to express our gratitude for your backing during 2017. Your continued choice to use Chessable as part of your …... click here to read more.
Category: Start-up life
In his best-selling book Zero to One, billionaire entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel said that: It’s easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. Boy is …... click here to read more.
Update on the 24th of April 2017: We’ve finally achieved our goal and raised £100,000 for our first round of funding. Back in October of last year, I wrote Part I of my take on Seedrs vs. Crowdcube. It was a short and sweet post promising more detail down the line. In part II, the goal …... click here to read more.
Dear Chessable learners! It has been an incredible year. Before it comes to an end, I wanted to send our best wishes and biggest thanks out to all of you. Your support and feedback have made all of what we’ve achieved possible. We look forward to seeing you in the new year, and for now, …... click here to read more.
As part of Chessable’s Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign, this week we put on a couple of events. The first one saw co-founder, IM John Bartholomew play against 25 opponents in a timed simultaneous exhibition. John put on a fine performance in his first ever simul outside the US and finished with a score of 17.5 to …... click here to read more.
Update on the 24th of April 2017: We’ve finally achieved our goal and raised £100,000 for our first round of funding, if you need advise for your crowdfunding campaigns you can find me on clarity.fm Update on the 28th of February 2017: Part II of this article is now released, find it here Seedrs vs Crowdcube …... click here to read more.
Yesterday was the deadline day for the submission of my dissertation. For the last twelve months, I have been studying for a Master’s degree in the Psychology of Education at the University of Bristol. Together with John, I’ve also been working on our bootstrap startup, Chessable. I considered the split of my time to be full-time degree, part-time startup. …... click here to read more.
Welcome to the brand new Chessable blog. Here we will aim to talk about a variety of things. Of course, at the very heart of the blog, we will have chess, chess opening theory as well as discuss science as applied to chess. We will also have other things. For instance, there will be start-up …... click here to read more.