Occasional thoughts on product and process from the Mint team

In ten years the classroom will be device-agnostic

Posted in Reflections by Noam Sohachevsky

A couple of weeks ago I popped along to FOTE: the Future of Technology in Education conference.

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Foldables Are Like...

Posted in News by Sandeep Gill

Facebook came out last week and made a bold statement - 'Chairs are like Facebook'.

We like chairs. Everyone likes chairs. So we got to thinking. What else are like chairs?

Easy.

Foldables.

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How Mint is changing

Posted in Reflections by Noam Sohachevsky

Mint

I went to see my old pal Stephen Hardingham at Channel 4 last week. Before the meeting he said: "You could tell us about how things are going at Mint Digital these days."

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This called for a short presentation. I hadn't seen Stephen in about 4 years, so here’s how Mint has changed since then.

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Foldable.Me launches

Posted in News by Andy Bell

Our 3D cardboard avatar creation service Foldable.Me launches today. The video above is a lovely introduction to Foldable, so to maximise the chance that you click on it, I won't write another word.

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Startups at Mint

Posted in News by Andy Bell

My favourite Mint job ad ever said:

We all have a responsibility to help those less experienced than ourselves… It's the nature of life that we can never really repay those mentors, so the only thing we can do is help others to develop their skills as well.

What's true for individuals is also true for companies. Mint has been tremendously fortunate with the help we received - particularly from our chairman David Frank. We are keen to pass the good karma along.

For the next three months, we're sharing our London office with two startups:

  • Kooki - a mobile loyalty card app

  • SketchStreet - a crowd-sourced fashion community, with built-in fulfilment

We hope they'll benefit from mingling with like-minded souls. We hope to learn something from their entrepreneurialism.

(Close followers of Mint may notice this is similar to last year's Don't Be A Banker scholarship.)

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