Wednesday 9 February

Oliver Milman


After suffering the sleepless nights and uncertain income of starting up a business, you’d forgive any entrepreneur for wanting to put the whole process behind them.

Not Steven Marks. The Guzman Y Gomez founder says that the “pain” of starting up was invaluable to his business.

Today, the rapidly-expanding Mexican restaurant chain’s energetic creator tells StartupSmart how he arrived from the US, spotted a lucrative niche and built a business out of his initial struggles.

Elsewhere, SEO expert Wai Hong Fong explains what meta robot tags are (trust him – they’re important) and mentor Adam Ferrier returns to explain the downsides of creating a controversial ad campaign.

Just over two weeks are left before entries for the 2011 StartupSmart Awards close. The winners will receive prizes, editorial coverage and mentorship. To enter, click here


Oliver Milman, editor


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