Richard Kacerek

Co-founder and active CEO of Empire Elements. Interested in technology, mobile applications and science. Based in Surrey, UK.

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StartUp 2020 The UK's biggest startup show of the new year

StartUp 2020 The UK's biggest startup show of the new year

Empire Elements could not miss the opportunity to attend the biggest startup show of the year. Organised by Enterprise Nation (Britain’s most active small business community) the event had plenty of talks for everyone. Hosted at King’s College in London...

January 22, 2020 | 10 minutes read

Huawei Developer Day London 2020

Huawei Developer Day London 2020

Empire Elements was invited by Huawei to be part of the first ever Huawei conference in the UK and witness the unveiling of their app ecosystem and future development. The Chinese tech giant is mostly known for its mobile phone...

January 16, 2020 | 3 minutes read

How to make your startup idea a great success

How to make your startup idea a great success

Demand for apps is growing. Your mobile screen is a digital real estate for business. Over the next decade, we are going to see a real battle for your screen space. The global mobile app revenue will top $200 billion...

January 12, 2020 | 16 minutes read

Top 6 business tips from a millionaire

Top 6 business tips from a millionaire

Building a business is not easy. It takes hard work, some luck and a lot of dedication. Empire Elements builds websites and mobile apps for entrepreneurs and companies. Some of our clients are serial entrepreneurs, having achieved success on a global scale with our...

September 26, 2019 | 7 minutes read

How to choose a mobile app development company

How to choose a mobile app development company

There are 4,819 mobile app development companies in Europe, 1,098 in the UK and 376 of those are in London, according to Clutch (at the time of writing). There are estimated 400,000 app developers in London alone, and the UK...

July 10, 2019 | 14 minutes read

7 ways to make money from your mobile app

7 ways to make money from your mobile app

So you decided to build a mobile app. You have pretty much everything ready, and your app idea is crystallising. As a part of your Minimum Viable Product (MVP), you need to decide how to make money. You are building...

July 04, 2019 | 7 minutes read

Hybrid vs native development

Hybrid vs native development

Which mobile development is better? Is it native or hybrid? Well, it depends on your idea and your overall business plan. It’s not a question of which one is better but which development approach is better for your long term....

June 23, 2019 | 4 minutes read

London tech startups

London tech startups

Dubbed the Silicon Roundabout as the second best place in the world for technology-related startups, its popularity is still increasing despite political situation here in the UK. Tech companies in London received more investment last year than the rest of...

May 26, 2019 | 3 minutes read

Mobile App Development Cost

Mobile App Development Cost

How much does it cost to build an app? That’s probably the most common question we get asked but not an exactly easy one to answer because the costs of app development can vary wildly. Because the mobile app design...

May 11, 2019 | 4 minutes read

Useful Mobile App Notifications

Useful Mobile App Notifications

Designing user experience for mobile app platforms has one interesting tool, mobile app push notifications. Often overlooked by some apps developers and overused by others but how do you find a balance using this service? Complicated registration and annoying notifications...

March 23, 2019 | 2 minutes read

Banking Revolution Is Here

Banking Revolution Is Here

Finally! The mobile banking apps cropped up like crazy past two years, and now they all have raised significant investments and are changing the banking industry as we know it. When you say a bank, you probably imagine the Natwest,...

February 13, 2019 | 2 minutes read

5 Tips Before You Start a Startup

5 Tips Before You Start a Startup

Everything is an app now. We see new apps every year pushing boundaries further and maybe even making our life, but now they are changing industries. Apps got more complex over the years, and they offer more for the ever...

January 17, 2019 | 4 minutes read

How to improve website speed

How to improve website speed

Why we care about website speed? One of the top performance improvements is undoubtedly the website speed. For the past couple of years, website speed has become one of the most critical factors. So much so that even Google uses...

May 02, 2018 | 4 minutes read

Does my website really need HTTPS?

Does my website really need HTTPS?

Demand for SSL certificates increased drastically since 2014. Jumping to 35% adoption in 2017 and passed 50% in 2019. Let’s Encrypt issues 150 million SSL certificates in 2018 and expects to surpass 200 million certificate issues in 2019. Shortly after...

August 07, 2017 | 2 minutes read

Migrating UK’s largest key holding company to AWS

Migrating UK’s largest key holding company to AWS

Nexus National Security Network is the UK’s largest outsourced key holding company that has been continuously growing. It has become apparent that Nexus has outgrown its current hosting infrastructure, and a long-term plan was desperately needed. Empire Elements researched all...

April 17, 2017 | 4 minutes read

Cloud Architecture for A Perfect Job

Cloud Architecture for A Perfect Job

A Perfect Job is a fully bespoke medical job web application created from scratch. Our team designed it to be a high-performance website with capacity to serve many visitors from all over the globe. Robust and scalable architecture Empire Elements...

November 16, 2016 | 2 minutes read

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