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Founder in Five: Q&A with Blink’s Sean Nolan

Blink founder
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Sean Nolan is the founder and CEO of Blink, an enterprise IT platform for frontline workers.

Nolan founded Blink in 2014 after he saw a gap in the market for an HR and employee engagement system designed for non-office workers, such as bus drivers and health workers.

It has hundreds of customers across healthcare, logistics, transport and retail including the likes of the NHS, Stagecoach and Network Rail.

The London-headquartered company most recently raised $20m in a Series A, bringing its total funding to more than $30m.

In the latest Founder in Five Q&A, Nolan recommends his best early hire at Blink for scaling, explains how founders can avoid false summits and recalls the time he accidentally took all of Sky’s networks off-air....