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Digital business future after Covid 19 pandemic

The current coronavirus pandemic is forcing many businesses to re-think their digital strategy, remote working and how and what to sell to survive or even thrive. You may think that unless you start selling rolls of toilet paper you may not be able to take your business through these difficult and challenging times but there is a way and it’s thinking ‘digital-first’. The worst affected industries include travel, leisure and hospitality however Covid-19 has a ripple effect on all types...

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March 23, 2020 | 3 minutes read

Now is the best time to invest in health tech startups and innovators

Investors and innovators, the world needs you right now. With Covid-19 pandemic becoming the most significant global threat to everyone, we now need to work together to overcome challenges we have never seen before. If you ever thought about investing in a medical technology startup, now is the time. Investors are in the best position to help everyone, but it takes the experts to come together. Medical innovators and people on the ground keeping us safe will need to tell...

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March 17, 2020 | 3 minutes read

3 sure ways to achieve better startup growth

You have your startup idea completed. The mobile app is out there and working nicely. Now what? Congratulations, the easy part of building your idea is over. Now the tough work of growing your startup begins. So, how do you grow your startup business? What do you do first? Grow your customer base, watch your finances, marketing, hiring? There is so much to do. We asked successful startups how they do it and what worked for them to grow their...

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February 22, 2020 | 5 minutes read

3 best ways to fund your startup idea

How do I fund my startup idea is a question we come across the most. You might be surprised, but investors fund only a small number of startups. They have to become investable, and the idea needs to be attractive first. But how do you get to that stage? Will the idea succeed? Well, this is where you need to do a lot of work yourself. First you need to validate your concept. Going to a few friends and getting...

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February 14, 2020 | 7 minutes read

Which is the best bank account for your startup business

Choosing the right bank account for a new startup business can seem like an overwhelming task. Fear not! We will help you make the right decision and find the correct business account for you and your startup business. Let’s make a few things clear. You will need a separate bank account for your business, even if you are a starting entrepreneur. You are building a business, so you need to start with a registered limited company in the UK. So...

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February 13, 2020 | 20 minutes read

How to design a meteor watch mobile app for 11-year-olds

Empire Elements’ CEOs Richard Kacerek and Vera Nesvadbova visited William Perkin Church of England High School in Greenford on 5 Feb 2020 to discuss a new app idea with a group of young Elite Scientists. The main goal of our 1-hour discovery workshop was to find out how to design an app that would appeal to a young audience and what makes them download and use a mobile app. One of our side projects, UK’s meteor observation network UKMON, aims...

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February 04, 2020 | 5 minutes read

Empire Elements proud to be named a top B2B service provider by Clutch

Here at Empire Elements, we know it can be a huge business obstacle to manage and meet all the demands of a growing business while also creating intuitive applications to help you get ahead of your competition. That’s why we’re here to help! We specialize in turning your great ideas into awesome MVPs, so you can grow your arsenal of business assets. We do it all from mobile app development, to web development, Cloud architecture, you name it! We’re always...

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January 29, 2020 | 2 minutes read

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 it offered a vast range of talks from mental wellbeing, branding, SEO and social media strategy, how to start a business, how to grow a business and how to secure investor funding. Whether you are just thinking about your startup...

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January 22, 2020 | 10 minutes read

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 range, but they offer smartwatches, laptops and even cloud computing services and AI. Huawei has 600 million active users in 170 countries. In the UK Huawei activates 50,000 mobile phones every week. Huawei sold 240 mil phones in 2019 alone,...

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January 16, 2020 | 3 minutes read

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 help.  From our conversations with clients, we decided to share some useful tips. We gathered these 6 tips from a handful of our most entrepreneurial clients over several years of conducting our interviews. Our story begins on one spring day...

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September 26, 2019 | 7 minutes read

How to choose a mobile app development company

There are 5,225 mobile app development companies in Europe, 1,116 in the UK and 382 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 has some of the best app developers in the world. There is no doubt, London is a technology powerhouse. So how do you choose the right company for you and your project? If you have never built a mobile app,...

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July 10, 2019 | 14 minutes read

Empire Elements crafts elegant iOS applications

With more than 1 billion iOS devices currently in use around the world, it can be overwhelming to try to build an iOS app that is unique and functional. Creating an app for your business can seem like just another drop in a vast ocean, but we at Empire Elements know how to build iOS apps that deliver results and make you stand out. We can promote ourselves as much as we like, but we have real quantifiable results from...

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July 09, 2019 | 2 minutes read

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 Europe combined it’s the centre of the tech revolution that has begun. Most investments happen in London, which attracts investors and innovators into one place. Most cities have one or two specialisations, but London tech is booming in cyber, software-as-a-service,...

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May 26, 2019 | 3 minutes read

AWS Summit London 2019

Cloud computing giant Amazon Web Services just wrapped up another annual celebration event in London called AWS Summit. Richard and Vera from the Empire Elements team were excited to attend this event again. “This time it was bigger, much bigger” says Richard The imperial team attended AWS Summit back in 2016 for the first time. If “mind-blowing” was the word to describe the event back then, this time it was “mega gigantic”. AWS has grown enormously in just those three...

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May 09, 2019 | 2 minutes read

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, Barclays, HSBC and other high street banks. They have been here for a very long time, and that’s what we think a bank should be. But have you always been happy with your bank and did you get most out...

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February 13, 2019 | 2 minutes read

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