Salim Virani

I help startup founders through practical teaching and peer-support methods, like Leancamp and Founder-Centric. http://www.salimvirani.com


A startup accelerator for the world’s poorest

The time to enable the world’s most unlikely tech founders is now. Here are four reasons why.


Courage counts.


They say there’s a fine line between courage and stupidity.

There’s a balance in any decision between the value of forethought and the value of action. To incorrectly choose action is often perceived as stupidity.


Your decisions are only as good as your information.


“I wish I knew that sooner.”

If you’ve run a company, you’ve sure said this before!

It’s not that we regret our experience, but that our lessons learned came at a high cost. We know better, but in hindsight.


You are our first defence.


Here’s a story you might recognise, repeated throughout history.

An external threat brews afar, but only a few worry.

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Courage counts.

Why startups are so different for The Next Billion

Five reasons why what works here doesn’t work there. And how this challenges our notions of universal business practices moving…


Constraints - how an attack on my immune system was like a message from the future.

Turns out I had mononucleosis over a year ago, and not only did I not know, the…


Startup community is P2P

Startup capitals and hubs are an out-dated concept.


Since creating Leancamp in London 5 years ago, I’ve helped it spread, grassroots…


A spectre hunting Europe 

Solving the political crimes of the future, today.


I once designed a murder mystery with a twist. Everyone could be honest about their…


The Immediate Response Fallacy

Why a lot of startup experiments mislead us into believing customers don’t care.


A startup accelerator for the world’s poorest

The time to enable the world’s most unlikely tech founders is now. Here are four reasons why.