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Reward Cloud’s co-founder Alex Preece on the joys of being your own boss


At Tech City News, we’re always keen to shine a light on those who make up the UK’s thriving technology community. This week, we spoke with Alex Preece, co-founder at Reward Cloud, a platform which champions the use of digital gift-cards.

He shares his views on the power of mentorship, the challenges and joys that come with being your own boss and the difficulties he’s encountered with recruitment.

Tech vertical: FinTech
Funding: £1m
Staff count: 9
Location: Brighton
Founded: 2015 

Q: When was the company founded, how many employees does it have and where is it based?
Gareth Gillatt and I founded Reward Cloud this time last year with our own funds and we officially registered our company in ‪March 2016. We currently have nine people working for Reward Cloud and we’re based by the sea in Brighton and Hove.‬...