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Everline Future 50: Wazoku voted one of the UK’s most disruptive new businesses

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Wazoku has been voted one of the UK’s top 50 most exciting and disruptive new businesses. The Everline Future 50 list was revealed last night at an event in Old Street. “We had hundreds of high-calibre entries to this year’s Future 50, showing that small businesses are continuing to find innovative ways to drive the UK economy. The UK continues to …

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Wazoku in The Crowd’Zine

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Wazoku is featured in the second issue of The Crowd’Zine, the UK’s leading innovation magazine for dreamers, thinkers and doers to learn, connect and grow. With content crowdsourced from start-ups, innovators and small businesses, the magazine is packed with stories about people, their ideas and what they are doing with them.  

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Transforming Healthcare by Putting Innovation at the Heart of the NHS

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In this Government Computing post, “Improving Health and Healthcare Using Idea Crowdsourcing”, Julie Thomas, West of England AHSN Director of Development explains how crowdsourcing ideas with Idea Spotlight is helping the NHS transform and improve healthcare.   “Transforming health and healthcare by putting innovation at the heart of the NHS is a grand aim. The role of the West of England Academic Health …

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Wazoku in B2B Marketing

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Wazoku is featured in this month’s printed version of B2B Marketing Magazine, in an article about the major marketing trends which are expected to shape B2B Marketing over the next 12 months. Our CEO Simon Hill explains why crowds are going to play an important role in 2014: “More than ever, 2014 will be the year of the crowd. Tapping into the …

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The NHS is Working with Wazoku to Improve Healthcare

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The West of England Academic Health Science Network (http://www.weahsn.net/) has teamed up with Wazoku to crowdsource ideas from its networks in order to improve healthcare.  It is using Idea Spotlight to capture ideas from its 30,000 members and to achieve measurable gains in health and well-being. West of England AHSN is one of 15 networks across England, launched by the Government in …

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Wazoku in Growth Business UK and LondonLovesBusiness

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Last week Growth Business UK and LondonLovesBusiness published articles about the 2013 Autumn Statement in which our CEO, Simon Hill, was featured. ‘We are consistently told how important start-ups are to the economy so let’s see initiatives that back this up. An Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) type concept to PAYE for small businesses would be a real help for emerging …

The Ministry of Justice is Using Idea Spotlight for a Major Open Policy Forum

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The Ministry of Justice has recently launched a major open policy forum and consultation to source the public’s ideas and views on the future of out-of-court disposals. It is one of the largest consultations of its type to be launched by a UK central government department. This open-policy forum, powered by Wazoku’s Idea Spotlight for Government, will help the Ministry …

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Unconventional Interview Questions

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  Startups are known for their unconventional work environments – so it’s unsurprising that a great many tech startups have some unconventional interview questions. We’ve been but amongst some other tech companies, offering one of our most unconventional interview questions to LondonLovesBusiness: The bag of money question Simon Hill, founder and MD of idea management software start-up Wazoku, thinks it’s …

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Wazoku On Startups 100

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Wazoku is featurd again on Startups 100s list along with the launch of their new website! Looking for a business idea that excited him and that utilised his B2B knowledge and experience, Simon Hill was on a mission to create a business unlike any other that focused on scalable technology and innovation. With a strong entrepreneurial background after previous roles …

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London’s Second Startup Hub

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Simon Hill, our CEO, has recently been featured in Forbes discussing West London as the second startup hub beyond Shoreditch: “To be honest with you, it was partly borne out of the excitement of doing something different and pushing West London,” says Simon Hill, co-founder and managing director of idea management startup Wazoku, of his company’s decision to locate on …