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Simon Daniel

Simon Daniel is the inventor of the USB battery and folding keyboard. He’s also CEO of Moixa, a fast-growing renewable energy group.

Selfies, saunas and royal planes: My day with David Cameron and 8 Nordic and Baltic prime ministers

'I can see a future for growth business in paying more focused and cluster attention to this northern market.'

'I can see a future for growth business in paying more focused and cluster attention to this northern market.'

Simon Daniel / 13 Nov 2014

Last week I flew to Helsinki with David Cameron as part of a UK delegation of five cleantech and education experts speaking at the Northern Future Forum (NFF).

Entrepreneurial ideas are all about the right timing

Simon Daniel / 05 Jun 2014

In an era when the obsession with start-up generation is reaching fervour, it will be interesting to see which ones stand the test of time.

As Cameron headed east, UK cleantech went west

Simon Daniel / 10 Dec 2013

Visiting Colorado with the best of the UK cleantech sector to develop contacts with investors and partners.

UKTI mission to India: 'The $10 Trillion Prize'

Simon Daniel / 10 Oct 2013

Blackouts, slum housing but 900 million mobile connections – India will define the next few decades of growth for the UK.

The excess of office productivity tools and cloud services can be counter-productive

Simon Daniel / 05 Sep 2013

Gone are the days when you could rely on a nice bundle of Microsoft Office tools to be adequate.

Turning back time like the Rolling Stones and BEBO

Simon Daniel / 04 Jul 2013

Events in the last week point towards a reawakening of days gone by – could the same be needed for innovation?

Be a winner, not a whiner

Simon Daniel / 27 Jul 2012

If complaining was an Olympic sport, the Brits would win hands down.

Talent farming

Simon Daniel / 30 May 2012

The importance of national and corporate boundaries is diminishing as everyone piles into the global war for talent.

On the wrong tack

Simon Daniel / 10 May 2012

Governments may be too constrained to take truly tough decisions, but business owners have little choice.

California dreaming

Simon Daniel / 29 Mar 2012

With Moixa part of the 16 strong UK delegation taking part in the fifth annual Clean and Cool Mission, CEO Simon Daniel gives his account of the event.

Why Ebay doesn't sell anything

Simon Daniel / 01 Mar 2012

Or: The reality of protecting intellectual property for an SME

Fair pay

Simon Daniel / 26 Jan 2012

There used to be an old joke at the major accountant firms and consultancies that the fastest way to become a partner was to join John Lewis.

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