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Bucketlist Business Planning
Jack Hubbard


The Happy Startup Canvas
The Happy Startup School

Make Happiness Your Business Model
The Happy Startup School


Design As A Competitive Advantage
Andy Budd

Thingify Your Thoughts
Laurence McCahill



3. Connect


Ribot Brothers
Jerome and Anthony Ribot

F**k Unicorns
DHH Interview

Profit and Purpose
Laila Pawlak

Lean Coffee Brighton

Our regular coffee morning at Happy Startups HQ on the 3rd Friday of each month (next one: January 22nd, 9am). It's a lot of fun as there's always friendly people and great discussions. Sign up to our meetup page to reserve your spot.

Free Range Friday Walkshop #2

A day of walking, talking & sharing in the stunning South Downs National Park within an hour of Brighton. After the success of our first walkshop in November, our friends Unknown Epic are back to be our guides for the day. 

Our next camp: Ashram

An invite-only retreat to be held in Tamil Nadu, India in February 2016.  There are only 25 spaces available for purpose-driven founders & changemakers that want the experience of a lifetime.


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15 Shifts That Happened in 2016: The Year When Business Became Fun Again
Our take on Medium's Posts From The Near Future series - a bunch of stories, essays and reports, comics or fiction that looks forward into the coming year of 2016

A serendipitous passage to india

The beauty of the web is you can reach people wherever they are. You never know who might stumble on your work. 

Happy Startup Stories from Dream Valley: #3 Jon Barnes

In the middle of October 2015 we took 6 teams out to Morillon in the French Alps on an experiment to see whether the mountains could help us accelerate our ideas.

Reconsider - A guest post by DHH, Co-founder of Basecamp

By David Heinemeier Hansson (whilst at Web Summit conference, Dublin)
Creator of Ruby on rails, co-founder of Basecamp (formerly 37 Signals) and author of game-changing business books Getting Real, Rework and Remote.


Don't do it alone, kickstart your dream business now
500+ budding entrepreneurs and startup founders have been through Home School so far. Now it's your turn.

Through a series of inspiring lessons, challenges & carefully curated resources you'll get clarity and accelerate your ideas with a small study group of likeminded people.

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Free 40 page e-book & startup toolkit
Now downloaded more than 20,000 times, this book covers gives you a clear idea of what it takes to build a happy startup, and the toolkit shows you how to do it.