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The Economist Says The Startup Model Is In Trouble – We Agree

The Economist Says The Startup Model Is In Trouble – We Agree

A recent article in The Economist argued that there is a problem with the business model used by many tech startups. The article pointed to four issues that could bring about future problems for so-called tech unicorns.

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MOHARA Investment Thesis

MOHARA Investment Thesis

At MOHARA, we have a venture side to the business where we partner with startups in return for equity. There are a set of ingredients we look for in startups we partner with.

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Partnerships

Partnerships

At MOHARA, we have three business streams. We have our Partnerships, our Ventures and Corporate Innovation. These departments dovetail, they share some similarities, and they...

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Market Leakage

Market Leakage

The fundamental role of a marketplace is to connect buyers and sellers. In general, you don’t place yourself into the value chain. It’s pretty much ‘Marketplaces 101’. If you are stepping between a buyer and seller to make your margin – once the introduction has been made, why do they need to keep using you?

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MOHARA Ventures

MOHARA Ventures

As we’ve touched on in previous posts, MOHARA began as a business that initially provided traditional website development for small and medium-sized clients. As the business grew, our digital production offering transformed – we now service businesses of all shapes and sizes, helping to provide the right tech solution for our clients.

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How To Break The To-Do List Deadlock

How To Break The To-Do List Deadlock

One of our core beliefs at MOHARA is that founders should be released to focus on what they excel at. The reason they started the business in the first place. Time and time again, we see talented founders bogged down in tasks that don’t make the best use of their skills.

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MOHARA: A Reintroduction

MOHARA: A Reintroduction

With our new website going live this month and a real drive behind growth in 2018, we wanted to reflect on our journey and where MOHARA is at today.

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Building a Marketplace

Building a Marketplace

When looking at the range of models that make a marketplace special, it’s easier to work through examples. Like sauces in the real world, there is a dazzling number to choose from – some complex, some simple, some subtle and others really fiery.

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Reflections on a Tough Week

Reflections on a Tough Week

Just before Christmas, I was reflecting on a difficult few weeks. After working for 12 straight days, my team and I made it to the weekend, and the holiday period...

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