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Why You Need A Product And Tech Partner

Why You Need A Product And Tech Partner

Developing commercially viable products in startup and corporate settings can be difficult. Up to 75% of venture-backed startups fail. Throw in those that didn’t get funding and the failure rate is even higher. It’s harder to get reliable data on…

The Marketplace Blueprint: The Secret to Building a Good Marketplace

In this article, we start to explore marketplaces, and what makes a good one different from a bad one. It’s the first step in an ever-evolving optimisation. I’ve used my friend Paul and his marketplace to bring it all to…

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.  This challenging period got me thinking about how we help…

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. In this article, I’m going to break…

What Agile Really Means

At MOHARA we build products based on an agile mindset – in uncertain environments, this helps us produce supernormal results. When we start working with founders and heads of innovation they are often confused by the terms agile, scrum and…

A Chat With Patty, Our Bangkok MD

With our offices split across the UK and Bangkok, we thought it would be a good idea to sit down with our Managing Director in Thailand Patty to talk about what it is like working for in tech and keep…

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 in order to make…

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…

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…

Building a Marketplace

What makes your platform different to all the rest? What happens on your platform, other than the fact that you connect buyers and sellers? What makes you special? You need to think about how valuable to your customers (both the…

Marketplaces: Sellers as Customers

This is the third in a series of articles and case studies, originally posted on LinkedIn, investigating the current and evolving state of the online marketplace. Do consider also reading parts one and two. There’s a customer you’re not hearing…

What Price Liquidity?

This is the second in a series of articles by MOHARA and case studies, originally posted on LinkedIn, investigating the current and evolving state of the online marketplace. Do consider also reading part one. Would you shop in a store…

The Four Basic Types of Technology Company 

This post was originally posted on LinkedIn (and subsequently updated), and is the first in a series of articles and case studies we'll publish from MOHARA investigating the current and evolving state of the online marketplace.