Hot Tips On How Start Up This Summer

Start up summer

The days are longer, the sky is clearer, the wind is balmier - can you feel it? Summer is nearly upon us.

Whether you’ve just finished exams, are in between contract positions, or are taking time off over the break, you may feel a new speed to everyday life that can be hard to adjust to if you are used to the grind.

The summer break is a great time to make the most of this newfound energy and direct it towards turning that idea you’ve had in your head for months, into action.

Here are our hottest tips to keep engaged and motivate you over the break:



Y Combinator is the most highly regarded Accelerator program globally, with the likes of AirBnb, Dropbox and Stripe alumni of their program. The YC Startup School video modules are all approximately 30minutes long, full of juicy insights from incredible founders and experts in the space. Put aside an hour a day to watch the content, and reflect on your learnings - totally achievable!



Throw on a podcast on your road trip to the beach and learn something new! Here are a few of the must-listens:

How I Built This | Stories on founders journeys and they got to be where they are.
Seize the Yay | Lawyer turned funtrepreneur, Sarah Holloway, investigates how some of the world's most inspiring people find their "yay"
Masters of Scale | Lessons on topics from experts in the space, hosted by the Founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman.
StartUp | Find out what it’s really like to start a business and live an entrepreneurial life.


Office Hours

Come and talk to us! The Generator team are here all summer break, with the exception of the Christmas shutdown period (Mon 23 Dec - Wed 1 Jan).

Whether you need some guidance on how to approach customer discovery, your business model, or marketing strategies - we can help. Book in a 30minute consultation with one of our friendly staff here. We look forward to meeting you and find out more about your ideas! Fill out this form to get started.

Remember, it’s all about working smart, not hard. Taking time out to enjoy your break, be in nature, and spend time with friends and family will rejuvenate your mind and body, providing you with the energy to be clear and productive when working on your startup.