Doug Scott, loud mouth Geordie entrepreneur living in the Midlands.

Give Something Back you Selfish Bastards

Give Something Back you Selfish Bastards I am one of those selfish bastards, I like to think I treat people well and give some money to beggars on the street….etc etc etc. A few years ago I decide to start looking for some method to donate to charities etc etc etc…..but as it happens with Read More

Investment Strategy to Think About

Investment Strategy to Think About Been reading and watching Nassim Nicholas Taleb, and I do love lots of his stuff… Something that came up this week that I thought was very cool was his investment strategy, which was this. Invest: 90% of your wealth in really dull things like government bonds that are very very Read More

They just keep coming over here….

They just keep coming over here…. So a lot of British people seem to be wondering why refugees don’t stay in their own countries and take up arms to defend themselves (“…like the British did during the Second World War!”). Don’t get me wrong, I find it quite endearing that your Average Joe thinks he Read More


Privileges…… I once saw a high school teacher lead a simple, powerful exercise to teach his class about privilege and social mobility. He started by giving each student a scrap piece of paper and asked them to crumple it up. Then he moved the recycling bin to the front of the room. He said, “The Read More raises cash raises cash Well done, Jamie, Adam and Chris:):) Also well done to Gil Dibner who used his Angellist syndicate to back them, with the guys from Frontline Ventures and some other US VC’s who I don’t know:) Nicely nicely done too especially to Ignite who backed them very early in Newcastle almost 4 Read More


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