Sara Tateno

London, United Kingdom

Strategist, web developer and all round nice person. Founder of happity.co.uk
Sara's Skills
Business Strategy
Business Intelligence
Business Analysis
Building Strong Relationships
Analytics
Analysis
Growth
Finance
Programming
Operations
Recruiting
Product Management
Fundraising
Marketing
Strategy
Technical
Business Development
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

About Sara

I trained as a web developer at Makers Academy whilst on maternity leave and built the MVP for Happity by working flexibly around two young children.

Happity helps new parents find and book local baby and toddler classes. The site had over 5,000 users in SE London within 4 months of launching the public beta.

I raised pre-seed investment and Happity is now backed by Ignite Tech Accelerator. I plan to fundraise again early in 2018.

I've experienced the challenges facing working parents first hand, so as a founder and employer I'm committed to practicing what I preach. Happity is run by a remote flexible working team of dynamic dedicated individuals who are self-motivated and work in the hours that are productive for them.

Quote

If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it - Muhammad Ali

Work Experience

Associate Consultant

LEK Consulting

January 2005 - January 2008

Strategy consultant

BBC

Strategy Manager

January 2008 - January 2010

In-house corporate strategy

Development Manager

BBC Radio 1

January 2010 - January 2015

Operational role. Special projects - incl. launching the BBC's first off-schedule iPlayer channel - a pathfinder project ahead of BBC Three, and BBC Radio's first commercialised popular music event.

Education

Cambridge

Econs 1st Class

2001 - 2004

Certification

Web Developer

Makers Academy

Accelerator/Incubator

Ignite 2.0

2017