Nick Black

I'm a tech founder and CPO who helps startups find their focus.

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Founders I've worked with have told me...

Laura Bailey, Chair, Qadre

We’re now confident that we can turn our product vision into predictable revenue. Before we we worked with Nick, weren’t sure that we could build a business rather than just a piece of tech.

Laura Bailey, Chair, Qadre
Ali Bahsoun, Chief Product Officer, Medi Shout

Nick got us to get more metrics, more data, less anecdotal inputs.

Ali Bahsoun, Chief Product Officer, Medi Shout
Bhavin Kotecha, Co-Founder, Caura

Nick gave us experience and clarity. The program accelerated our product by at least six months.

Bhavin Kotecha, Co-Founder, Caura

I'm a founder and chief product officer who's done it before

I'm a founder and chief product officer who's done it before

Between 2005 and 2020, I founded, fundraised, grew, and sold my startup. It was a wild ride that included:

  • Raising €2.5M Series A in 2007 with no previous startup (and barely any work) experience.
  • Signing up 20,000 developers to a Google Maps API competitor.
  • Pivoting into automotive and selling a personalisation toolkit to the world’s biggest car-makers like VW, Ford, Renault, BMW and more others.
  • Exiting in 2016 and scaling up my product team to 150 people, whilst demoing our product around the world.

Over those 15 years I split my focus between sales, marketing, culture and product - running towards the biggest problems of the day and quarter.

Now I help startup founders find their focus - helping them align their teams behind high-growth product strategies. If you need help finding fit or scaling your product, maybe I can help.

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