Tom Ansell, Author at Whyable
January 1, 2021

Rippler for Entrepreneurs

Rippler Core & Rippler UI have been built for entrepreneurs and technology innovators.  We wanted to make custom mvp creation simple, efficient, scalable and flexible. It’s a […]
December 1, 2020

The creation of a vision for Rippler.

The initial aim of Rippler was to solve the problem we were facing as a software agency;  So many of our clients were using their personal […]
November 6, 2020

What is Rippler

Rippler is the name my previous business partner came up with. A product “to create Ripples,” or more accurately, positive reverberations.   Rippler’s positive reverberations are […]
August 13, 2019

Getting Funded

While talking at Le Wagon coding school, I was asked about the early-stage funding process, and how to approach a seed/ pre-seed round. There are two […]
August 5, 2019

Getting that idea started

After playing around with businesses for a long time, sometimes I have that moment of clarity and something falls into place: If you’re playing or toying […]
July 26, 2019

A new era of positivity

A new era of positivity has arrived, at least for today and possibly even for tomorrow! This is thanks to the James Lovelock piece in the […]
June 12, 2019

What is prototyping?

Prototyping sounds quite tekkers, and while I was thinking about how to write this article, it struck me that one challenge would be to make it […]
January 7, 2018

Reflections on common startup problems

1. Team A startup is first and foremost a team of people. As your team starts to grow, make sure that you bring onboard highly talented […]
November 7, 2017

How to Approach Web Summit – Our 101

What’s my goal – We have just launched an Impact Incubator (, and we’re looking to fill the first two spots by December 4th. This is […]