News & Market Deals

eBay acquires Ticketbis for $165m

Mergers & Acquisitions

Fast-growth secondary ticket marketplace, Ticketbis, is now part of the StubHub portfolio in a $165m deal that unifies the sector for global expansion

The FedEx-TNT merger could mark the end of 'ugly freight'

Mergers & Acquisitions

As the FedEx-TNT merger concludes, international parcel broker ParcelHero warns the takeover could mean increased costs and transit times for large and heavy items

FedEx acquires TNT Express

Mergers & Acquisitions

The €4.4 billion acquisition combines the strengths of the world’s largest air express network and an extensive European road network

UK's top tech entrepreneurs scouted for Silicon Valley business programme

Business News

Jessica Butcher, the brains behind British unicorn, Blippar, speaks with GrowthBusiness on being a business mentor to a cohort of strong  Silicon Valley-bound entrepreneurs, all of whom are women

Front-office tools: one size doesn't fit all

Technology for Business

SAP has been the platform of choice for various large businesses for over a decade. Now SAP is keen to bring that expertise to the SME market with the launch of their SAP Anywhere suite

SyndicateRoom puts the finance back in FinTech

Fundraising Deals

After an oversubscribed series A fundraise where SyndicateRoom, the equity crowdfunding platform closed its funding round at £3.1million.

Growing a Business

Going contactless

Business Tools

More businesses are taking advantage of 'pay by card' services

How to hook a cash-rich VC

Business Finance

The three steps to wowing a venture capitalist

Comment and Analysis

The five biggest teamwork ills

Authors Dr Moussa, Dr Newberry and Boyer share their top tips for combating social loafing at the workplace, but targeting the top five teamwork ills

Scaling-up Britain’s start-ups

Fewer than one per cent of the companies registered in Britain since 2012 have scaled-up. Chris Maule, CEO of UK Bond Network, explain why this gap exists and what can be done about it

Is Osborne right on Brexit and Property?

In a bid to sway voters, George Osborne projected that property prices will be significantly dampened by a UK vote to leave the EU. Naomi Heaton, CEO of LCP, examines the validity of the Chancellor's prediction 

Brexit: The pros and cons for SMEs

It is impossible to know what the real impact of Brexit will be without it taking place, but Richard Pepler, CEO of HH Cashflow Finance who also sits on the advisory board of the Development Bank for Wales, outlines the potential pros and cons for SMEs

The Entrepreneur

Mobile is king: Bijou Commerce

Olly Cooper, founder of enterprise SaaS platform, Bijou Commerce, speaks to GrowthBusiness about mobile apps, e-commerce and how Tinder revolutionised user interface

Managing your elders

20-year-old Jordan Daykin is no stranger to the challenges that come with being a young entrepreneur. As the youngest Dragon's Den contestant to secure investment, Daykin explains how he built his multi-million Pound business by managing his relationship with his elders

Five minutes with: Matt Singer, Jobvite

GrowthBusiness speaks to Matt Singer, VP of Marketing at Jobvite on the gig economy and what giving up on your nine-to-five would mean

For the unbanked and underserved: Pockit

Growth Business caught up with Virraj Jatania, CEO of Pockit, the world's first 99p bank service for a global market of around 4 billion people

Research

Cash Shells Directory 2015

The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them

Directors' Pay on AIM 2015

The most complete review of directors' remuneration on AIM, including basic salary, bonus and benefits.

Report exposes lack of ROI insight from customer service

'28% of organisations do not measure the cost of customer service'

The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds

What moves small-cap share prices?

Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.

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