The government has thrown its weight behind seed investment, but there's no room for complacency if the aim is to match Silicon Valley as a global start-up destination.
Leave it to Apple to construct the most fitting online tribute to their founder Steve Jobs.
'He knows if you've been bad or good, So be good for goodness sake!’ – it's official, Ed Miliband’s outright attack on private equity shows he wants to be Santa Claus.
In a tough year for most of the venture capital industry, achieving a good exit, or multiple successful exits, was the measure of success at last night's Investor Allstars Awards.
It's that time of year again, awards time. One of the the best evenings of the year, though, is the Investor Allstars Awards.
All good democratic governments should pursue two main goals – openness and transparency. But should the financial services sector follow suit?
Steve Jobs’ resignation as chief executive of Apple raises a number of points, most notably, what role should an inspirational leader have in a company they no longer lead?
It was Theodore Levitt, the Harvard Business School professor, who urged all companies to ask the question, ‘What business are you really in?' Hewlett Packard must have asked itself the same question.
Google’s multibillion-dollar buy of Motorola Mobility should teach all businesses a valuable lesson – know the value of your intellectual property.
Veteran VC Charles Irving says the UK has only a ‘short window’ to capitalise on its leading position in science and technology – and I agree with him.
Much has been debated about how to collect, store and analyse the data that businesses receive, whether it’s from customers, suppliers or rivals.
It’s an age-old question, what is the key to entrepreneurial success? And, while I hate to admit I don’t have a single answer, I think I have found someone who does.
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Dragons Den star talks to Growth Business about the launch of his latest e-commerce venture Brandpath
These days more people than ever are taking the leap and turning their side project into a source of income. However, this can be met with a number of obstacles. Daniel Foster, technical director at Manchester-based web hosting company 34SP.com, has already made the transition, and gives his advice on how others can do the same
Professional investment is now a viable alternative to traditional saving plans: but how can you make sure you mitigate the risk and maximise your chances for profit?
The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds