Author: Ben Blomerley

Why You Need a Venture Partner in Your Life

Developing commercially viable products in startup and corporate settings is difficult. Up to 75% of venture-backed startups fail, and if you throw in the startups that didn’t get funding the failure rate is higher. It’s harder to get reliable data…

Why We Focus on Product and Not Tech

Our goal is to take our target personas from where they are now, to where they want to be Jeff Patton, User Story Mapping Building successful software products is hard. Most products fail to gain traction, leaving startups and larger…

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…