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How To Start a Business Successfully: Six Key Tips From a Top Business Investor in Creative Businesses

Carolyn Dailey | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK
Carolyn Dailey

Did you know that creative entrepreneurs are part of the wider creative industries now worth almost £80 billion to the UK economy? Have you ever thou...

There Is No Such Thing as a Typical Tech Entrepreneur - Here's Proof

Neela Bettridge | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Neela Bettridge

It's the classic entrepreneur's dilemma: the bank has called in its loan, and you have two weeks to find a sizeable sum of money. What do you do? If you're Rebecca Harding, you take the dog for a walk. The irony of where she ended up that day -- at Beachy Head, a famous spot for suicides -- was not lost on her.

Tech Start-ups Are the Last Businesses That Need Government Help

Christian Nellemann | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Christian Nellemann

Twenty five million pounds of government money has been poured into a venture capital fund for tech start-ups. With the Episode 1 fund they are, they say, "determined to give entrepreneurs the financial support they need to grow".

Why 99% of Business Plans Will Never Be Funded by Angel Investors

Adam Norris | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK
Adam Norris

Being a successful entrepreneur and angel investor, I have seen my share of business plans. I'm still waiting to have one land on my desk where I don't have to ask a multitude of questions to get the whole picture. So where do people go wrong and what can a new business or start-up do differently when putting their plan together?

Angel Investors - Worth Their Weight in Gold?

Adam Norris | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK
Adam Norris

As the founder of one of the country's biggest angel investment firms, there are two questions people often ask me. The first is what I think makes a good company to invest in. The second, is why new businesses should opt for an angel investor in the first place.

London: Europe's Start-up 'Nation' in the Making

Priyam Sharma | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Tech
Priyam Sharma

Since our time working in the startup scene and attending countless entrepreneurial presentations and events in London and abroad, we have been getting a clear sense of what makes London a truly special place to build a startup.

Faceagram? Picking Apart the Deal of the Week

Ben Wood | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Tech
Ben Wood

This week saw the surprise $1bn acquisition of hipsterlicious photo-sharing app Instagram by Facebook, making overnight multimillionaires of its 13 employees. Facebook is no stranger to picking up small businesses here and there, largely for talent acquisition, but this is clearly bigger than hoovering up a few more skilled coders.