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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Pitching to a room full of peers is difficult enough, but imagine doing it with the scrutinising eye of HRH Duke of York less than 10 feet away.
George Burgess, founder of Gojimo and recipient of a $1 million capital injection from Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, relives his trade mission for GrowthBusiness.
What started as a TV show attempting to find the next superstar of Alan Sugar's business empire has turned into a tit-for-tat 12-week cat fight culminating in an angel investment you'd never find in the business world.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.