Tips on Finding The Right Personal Trainer

Want to improve your fitness, get active and feel healthier all at the same time? A personal trainer could be the solution. Having someone there to motivate you and finding exercises that are tailored to your needs is one of the most popular and successful ways of achieving fitness. Finding a personal trainer can be hard task – exercising and …

Tips on Learning a New Language

Learning a new language can seem extremely daunting but it can also be the gateway to new experiences, new friends and a whole new world. When you manage your first full conversation in a new language, the feeling of accomplishment is unlike any other. Read our Tips on Learning a New Language. Don’t worry about making mistakes – Taking the …

Bidvine grows by five!

A big part of building a great company is building an amazing team. We are happy to announce 5 new faces in the Bidvine office who will to help transform the way Londoners find local service providers. Ben has many years of experience in sales. From running his own letting agency, to setting up a sales team at just-eat. He …

Learn an instrument, Exercise your brain

Anita Collins, from Ted Ed, explores how playing an instrument engages and activates your brain. Unlike reading, or solving maths problems, playing an instrument lights up almost every region of your brain. The more you play, the stronger these regions of your brain become leading to some pretty awesome long-term effects. Different people will take different approaches to learn an …

Coming into focus

Building a new company is a edifying, challenging, and at times humbling. Although we are only a couple months old, we have made some tremendous strides in preparing Bidvine for launch. One area where we have made some headway, and that I will focus on today, is understanding our customer. Through a number of conversations, we have been able to …

Off to the races

As we finish the second week of the Techstars program, it feels like we have just started a marathon. We have made some great strides over the last several days, but are very much aware that we have a long road ahead. Over the last two weeks, we have been focused on having as many conversations as possible about our …

Bidvine.com, an origin story.

I spent last Christmas with my business partner Dan in the icy colds of Toronto. We had previously started a business half way across the world. Whilst staying with his family, the dinner conversation was often dominated by the challenges of finding reputable local service providers, be it language and music lessons for the kids, painters and plumbers for the …

Bidvine enters Techstars London Winter Cohort

This week marks a big step forward for Bidvine as it became one of only 10 start-ups accepted into the 2014 winter cohort of the Techstar London Accelerator Program. Techstars is a mentorship-based start-up accelerator that operates 15 programs in 12 cities worldwide. Twice a year, each location selects around 10 businesses from hundreds of international applications, invests in them …

No more legwork.

Early in 2014, we asked a question – how could we make peoples’ lives easier & create a business at the same time? After many different ideas, iterations, and cups of coffee.. Bidvine was born. For everyday people, Bidvine will be a destination that will remove all the legwork when looking for someone to help you accomplish your goals. Forget …