Factory Noticeboard Week 1: 30/07/18

Welcome to the first edition of Factory Noticeboard, a summary of startup news, events and information that caught our attention in the past seven days.

Uber has teamed up with Cargo, a startup that makes it easy for rideshare drivers to sell goods to their passengers: https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/19/uber-partners-with-cargo-to-help-drivers-make-money-by-selling-stuff-to-riders/

Zoox, a self-driving car startup, is closing a $500m raise: https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/17/self-driving-car-startup-zoox-is-raising-500-million-at-a-3-2-billion-valuation/

How to build your product vision – quick, useful piece by Jack Preece: https://technation.io/news/how-to-build-your-product-vision/

The Brexit White Paper – the Tech Nation summary of what you need to know: https://technation.io/news/the-brexit-white-paper-what-you-need-to-know/

Get along to this event in Manchester: Founder Insights – Fireside chat with Richard Hamnett, CTO & co-founder of Response Tap: http://www.techcelerate.ventures/2018/07/responsetap-uncut-founder-insights/

The Kamani family – behind the Boohoo and PrettyLittleThing online fashion brands, invest in London-based fashion tech platform: http://www.businesscloud.co.uk/news/boohoos-kamani-family-invest-in-fashion-tech-start-up

Thoughts on using Slack to improve the on-boarding of new hires: https://slackhq.com/setting-new-hires-up-for-success-ec0fa5b57dec

Great piece from Mark Suster – some quick things every founder should know: https://bothsidesofthetable.com/some-quick-things-every-founder-should-know-89874bc4375f

What we’re reading: The startup founder’s almanac by Elad Gill: http://tomtunguz.com/high-growth-handbook/

Sources: techcrunch.com, alleywatch.com, Business Cloud

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