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Investing into infrastructure can be daunting especially while managing the demands of a growing business. Take lessons from the agile startup that picks and chooses solutions to fit their budget regarding cloud potential. So how can you be like them?

In a quest to create an agile startup, we spoke with experts and entrepreneurs to uncover how they set about building their businesses while keeping agility and scalability in mind. We discovered that an agile startup can be crafted by following some very simple steps and that most experts were in agreement when it came to getting these right. In this third part, we are now going to uncover exactly how an agile startup can remain that way while also adding in another ingredient – technology.

Scalability is everything. In this post we reveal the secrets of the agile startup by interviewing the people who have already made it happen in their lives and who have created successful businesses. In the first part of the series we asked – what is scalability? – in this second part we uncover exactly what your business needs to know to become an agile startup.

Can you scale? It’s a question many small business (SME) owners and entrepreneurs are asked as they flex their expansion muscles and get ready to take on the world. The real question, however, should be – what is scalability? And how do you do it effectively?

Beginning a startup is one of the scariest things you’ll ever do. If you loved theme park thrills as a kid then you’ll really love the excitement of the startup scene.

A startup without a simple, effective website? How is that going to work? The answer is, it isn’t. So how do you start your business with a website that rocks?

There are so many clichés around starting your own business: lying on a deck chair, dictating your own hours, and so on. If you are thinking of starting your own business, then ditch all these ideas right away. However, don’t work until you drop, just work intelligently and with the right financial advice.

The startup scene for 2016 has been so sizzling that it has dominated the business headlines, and there have been some really impressive startups taking shape across the world. The past few months have felt a lot like they’ve been directed by James Cameron, and these entrepreneurs and startups are adding plenty of entrepreneurial action. Here are six of the most exceptional and exciting startups of the year, so far…