Agency lessons from startup land

Since leaving the world of traditional PR agencies, I’ve seen the startup world from nearly all angles now: writer, in house at a scaleup, my own agency, head of comms at a Venture Capital (VC) —  and the more distance you gain from the agency community, the more clearly its foibles reveal themselves. Considering everything …

The Uber problems of fast-growth startups

By Jacqueline Purcell Chart.PR Uber’s CEO just took an indefinite leave of absence after a long string of scandals. When a company is constantly in trouble, look at the leadership. Founder and co-founder companies seem to be especially prone to instability. Many get it right and become a shining example of innovation muddling through exponential growth …