We’re one of the most exciting new companies in the UK: and that’s official!

We're one of the most exciting new companies in the UK: and that's official!

We hate to blow our own trumpet. Luckily, the judges of the Real Business Wonga Future 50 blew it for us and included buyapowa in their definitive list of game-changing UK businesses last night. It’s a little humbling and a lot exciting.

We’re still very young and we’re learning new things every day, but we entered this market to prove that social commerce can and must be more than just bolting a store onto your Facebook Page, or collecting pennies via affiliate links. That’s why being recognised as doing something pioneering and of value to our partners is incredibly gratifying.

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Winning business with global megabrands: there’s another way

Made In Norway

We were in Norway recently, speaking at a convention. Now, ordinarily, we might baulk at the idea of travelling over 700 miles for one engagement, but it turned out to be a gem of a trip.

Not only did we meet some wonderful people, we also lined up deals with a number of superstar megabrands. The kind of brands which would take years to get in front of, were you to go through their US or UK offices. But, over there in Scandinavia, there’s a real hunger to try out new things, to meet new people, to get business done – and then, once you’ve achieved success together, to champion their pioneering work with you throughout the company’s global network.

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