Category: Why I Use

Why I Use: Encore

We’ve been chatting to Encore about how their marketplace for booking performers is empowering the musicians that use it and giving event organisers easy access to a broad range of musical talent. How does Encore work? Encore is incredibly simple for people hiring musicians. Customers who want to hire musicians answer a few questions about

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Why I Use: Too Good To Go

We spoke to the guys behind one of our favourite apps, Too Good To Go, which helps restaurants fight food waste. If you haven’t already, listen to our podcast interview with one of their founders, Jamie. 1. What is To Good To Go? Too Good To Go is an app which connects restaurants, cafes, bakeries

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Why I Use: Splittable

Splittable: The household bills management app. House sharing is something we have all had the pleasure of enjoying but it doesn’t come without challenges! We had a chat with Splittable about how they are helping housemates stay cool and put an end to financial arguments. How did Splittable originate? Splittable originated when a few years

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Why I Use: Launch22

Who are Launch22 (and where’s the name from?) We are a startup incubator charity that helps entrepreneurs from all backgrounds to build their startup dreams by providing them with a bedrock of support from which to grow. Our name was originally LaunchPadLabs however after we partnered with Catch22, another major charity, which allowed us to

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Why I Use: BorrowMyDoggy

Do you spend your evenings scrolling through Instagram pictures of impossibly photogenic puppies and their glowing owners? Perhaps you’re used to falling asleep – phone in hand – dreaming of having your own canine companion, before waking up to the reality that you have neither the time, the money, nor the space for a pet

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Why I Use: Hubble

We spoke to Hubble, the Shoreditch-based start-up providing flexible workspace options in the UK and challenging Fortune 500 companies to think seriously about how they use their space. Who are Hubble? Hubble is a platform that helps you find flexible office space in London, whether you’re looking for a single desk or a private office

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Why I Use: Sugru

Here at Fat Lama, we tend to get excited about new ways to extend the life cycle of our things. That’s why we had a chat with the guys from Sugru to find out about their amazing new product. Stick around and find out more… 1. What Is Sugru? And Where Does The Name Come

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Why I Use: UNiDAYS

Student life can be really tough. Late nights, early starts, countless deadlines and missing home: there’s no shortage of reasons why students might be feeling stressed out. Money is a whole different kettle of fish. There’s no feeling quite like waking up after a blow-out night and realising you’ve just wasted half of your latest

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Why I Use: GuestToGuest

We spoke to GuestToGuest, the people connecting a worldwide community of home-swappers. 1. Tell us the story of how GuestToGuest began GuesttoGuest was founded in 2011 by Emmanuel Arnaud.  A frequent home exchanger himself, Emmanuel had the idea to invent a more innovative approach to home exchange after a failed attempt at organising a house

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Why I Use: Hostmaker

We had a chat with the lovely guys at Hostmaker about how they’re helping people make the most out of their homes. How do you help Airbnb users? We make short-lets super simple. We help homeowners by taking the hassle out of managing short-term rentals: we take care of everything from the listing creation, housekeeping, pricing optimisation

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