So ... about that bank account
Even with the benefit of a private banker, bureaucracy can be crippling, writes Charlotte Kilbane
One of the things that has struck us the most about embarking on a start-up is how complex seemingly simple things can become. When you’re starting out, you know you have a big knowledge mountain to climb. You’re prepared to cram-learn complex concepts, to try and fail, and to spend many, many (many) hours getting your business off the ground.
But what you might not be prepared for is the spiralling complexity of the littlest things. Sometimes the things you think will be a cakewalk, turn out to be the biggest headache – scratch that, recurring nightmare – of all.