Courier magazine issue 22
Courier magazine issue 22

In this issue:

  • Follow an indie food brand from lightbulb idea to supermarket shelf

  • How travel startup what3words is transforming Mongolia’s postal system 

  • Courier meets the CEO responsible for revitalising social shopping app Depop

  • Accelerators: a quality launch pad, or a waste of time and resource?

  • Party like the Berlin founders

  • Turning the tide: A swimwear brand with a social mission

...and more.

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Courier discovers what it takes to get your product on the supermarket shelves, scrutinises startup accelerators and meets the CEO who revitalised shopping app Depop.

Thinking of a good idea is the easy part. Courier follows an indie food brand from prototype to supermarket shelf, hearing about how to overcome hurdles like investment, scaling, and competing with established brands. 

We also look at how the British-developed digital address system, what3words, is revolutionising Mongolia’s chaotic postal network. We explore the limitless potential of the tool that can use three everyday words to pinpoint a tiny space anywhere on the planet.

You might have heard about dedicated startup accelerators and some of the names graduating with huge investment and bright futures. Courier interrogates the quality of the schemes and whether they are a good route for your company. 

In our profile section we look at the CEO who has breathed new life into social shopping app, Depop.