Collaborating with start-ups and scale-ups in AND Around BRISTOL, UK


Concept viability


Is an idea worth developing? We get under the surface of your concept and its market to validate the ideal business model, route to market and size of market. We'll uncover the best ways to validate and progress.

Market research


Do you need statistical evidence? We have efficient ways of testing ideas with potential customers. Our market research has given companies the confidence and evidence to progress ideas further.

Business plans


Looking for loans or investment? You'll need a financial model and a business plan. It's something we've done a lot of, recently helping gain hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of investment.

Product marketing


How do you best take your product to market? If you need a go-to-market strategy, a marketing plan or anything to help commercialise your product, we've done this for over 20 years, so we can help.   

About Us

We have a passion for products

Kick Sum founder David Smee has enjoyed working for over 20 years in technology research, product management and marketing. Nurturing new product ideas been a passion of his since his first degree in Product Design back in the early 1990s.

We enjoy collaborating

Kick Sum have teamed up with numerous startup founders and always enjoy finding and filling-in any gaps in their organisations' knowledge. Our aim is find the best solutions to your needs and collaborate in a way that suits your budget and needs best.

We make things happen

We're based in Bristol and have worked with early stage companies and Universities in the surrounding areas. The name Kick Sum stemmed from fusing 'Kick Start' with 'Start Up Marketing'. Our marketing work involves the classic 4Ps, not just promotion, but product, price and place and we always retain a focus on the customer's viewpoint.  

We take pride from making a significant, positive and long lasting impact within our client companies.

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0117 329 8972