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An evening with ustwo at Creative X Business

Pete Heslop, Managing Director of Steadfast Collective, interviews Mills (founder) and Neef (ustwo Adventure) of ustwo at February’s Creative X Business event.

17 March 2020

Lessons from Panic Inc (Firewatch, Untitled Goose Game & Coda)

Panic is a team-based out in Portland, America who published the recent video game Untitled Goose Game and the award-winning Firewatch. What you may not know is that Panic’s legacy was built crafting Apple applications, especially those who help web-developers.

8 October 2019

Three Lessons Learnt with Jeff Gardner (Intercom)

Jeff has been at Intercom for seven years, as the fourth employee he headed up customer support while fixing bugs and odd engineering tasks. He then went on to lead the support team. In the last 18 months, Jeff has taken on the role of Head of Platform Partnerships.

1 August 2019

Three Lessons Learnt with Daniele Marino (Soldo)

I met with Daniele Marino, Head of Product Development at Soldo to talk through lessons he learnt while building Soldo. Soldo helps businesses to control their spending, with pre-paid debit cards, virtual payment cards, and a handy dashboard overview. Founded in 2015, Soldo has raised a total of $22.2M in funding.

27 June 2019

Intercom: On Starting Up – Book Review

Intercom’s products are an undeniable success, with more than 450 employees around the world focused on creating the worlds best suite of messaging-first products. Their book, On Starting Up, is lessons their founders have learnt along the way.

13 May 2019

Inside The Studio – Season Three

Why you DON’T need an app in the App Store

This week we break down the three reasons you don’t need an app in the Apple App Store.

1 December 2020

Building a business with Stripe Connect

Stripe Connect is a product which allows you to facilitate payments and distribute funds. SAAS Apps and marketplaces go hand-in-hand with Stripe Connect. Dan and Pete jump into why, what and when to use Stripe Connect.  

24 November 2020

What Bloom & Wild can teach us about eCommerce

Dan and Pete jump into the Bloom & Wild website to showcase five lessons you can implement into your website!

17 November 2020

Tools for Remote Working during Covid-19

Inside the Studio is back. In this first episode, we take a look at four applications we are using for communication, project management and pair programming, all of which are particularly useful when working remote.

9 November 2020

Inside the Studio – Season 3!

You requested it, we filmed it. Season 3 of Inside The Studio will be coming to your screens on Tuesday the 10th of November.

9 November 2020

Inside The Studio – Season Two

Should you use Shopify?

Shopify is a fully managed eCommerce platform which allows you to create an online store for your brand. Nearly 450,000 online stores are power by Shopify, with over transactions of over $55 billion processed.

11 February 2020

Slack as a hub for your business

On this week’s Inside The Studio, we talk through why we use Slack and why you may also find it helpful in your organisation. Lastly, we talk through golden rules to ensuring Slack doesn’t become a hindrance.

18 February 2020

Starting a business

We’re talking about what to consider before starting a new business. We often meet folk with new business ideas who want to start right away on their idea. There’s much more to a business than an idea and a good product.

25 February 2020

Q&A

Inside The Studio is our behind the scenes series which lifts the lid on how we run our Digital Product Studio. We’re giving away our tips, tricks and processes which help us grow year after year.

3 March 2020

Our evening with ustwo

In February, Mills and Neef from ustwo joined us for our Creative X Business event. ustwo is a multi-national business started back in 2014 by Mills and Sinx.

10 March 2020

Inside The Studio - Season One

Inside The Studio Preview

Inside The Studio has been months in the making. Next week we launch our first episode. This series will be a deep dive into how we run our agency, manage clients and keep growing year after year.

22 October 2019

How We Win Work

This week we jump into how we win new work. Over the last 6-12 months, we’ve been giving our sales funnel a lot more thought as we’ve been growing as an agency.

29 October 2019

Our 2020 Goals

This week we chat through our vision day, 2019 goals and looking ahead to what we’re hoping to achieve in 2020!

12 November 2019

How we hire top talent

We’re worked hard to develop our team of smart creatives, and we’re proud of our team! We wanted to share our top hiring tips on how we grew that team.

19 November 2019

Leadership Challenges

This week on Inside The Studio we took a question from Twitter. Martin Adams asked; What are the challenges you face being a leader. Pete explores three challenges he faces while leading his team of smart creatives at Steadfast Collective. Don’t worry, Dan will be back next week!

26 November 2019

What we wish we did from the start

In this week’s inside the studio, we talk through three things we wish we implemented from the start of starting our agency.

3 December 2019