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Business mind: Sarah Wood is also part of the Gazelle Group of Entrepreneurs

The viral video magician helping brands connect with consumers

Unruly co-founder and COO Sarah Wood tells GrowthBusiness how she and her team are fusing marketing, advertising and technology to create a leading global 'madtech' company.

Business zone: South Africa is becoming a increasingly diverse economy

Top tips for smarter business in South Africa

Ever considered South Africa as a new market to move into? Matthew Furneaux, head of international ID registration at GBGroup, provides an introduction to trading with the nation.

Businesses now have an increasing array of options when it comes to domains

.UK domains – What they mean for your business

Domain names are changing and for British businesses it’s time to get used to the presence of shorter web addresses. Daniel Foster, director at website-hosting company 34SP.com, looks at what the repercussions of the slimmed-down .uk domain could be.

Future: Guy Mucklow believes the programme is an 'important cornerstone'

What being part of the London Stock Exchange’s ELITE programme is like

To continue with the strong growth Postcode Anywhere has achieved in recent years, founder and CEO Guy Mucklow explains why joining the ELITE programme is providing a valuable set of tools for this push.

The current battle involves the look and feel of Apple and Samsung handsets

Apple vs. Samsung just a tremor, but there’s more to come

Intellectual property and its protection is an important consideration for many growing businesses – but is one attracting a lot of attention due to battles being waged by global technology giants, explains Mathys & Squire chartered patent attorney Ilya Kazi.

Bill Westwater believes there are numerous applications for the Xeros bead tech

Neil Woodford-backed Xeros on life after IPO

An initial public offering is never an easy thing to get away, especially in a market of fluctuating valuations. We find out how the clean technology company Xeros went about achieving the feat and what it has in store for the future.

Finished product: Loowatt's toilet system has gone through many iterations

Loowatt looks to music festivals for growth of its waterless and energy-generating toilet

Tackling two big global problems in sanitation and energy generation, Loowatt tells GrowthBusiness all about the novel technology.

Adapt and change: Mark Robinson has exploited developments in the market

Mark Robinson’s journey from early data to dotcom bubble to cleantech trailblazer

With new energy and clean technology offering entrepreneurs a number of new opportunities, Mark Robinson represents a business builder who has directed his company to take advantage of the growing market.

A register of company owners means hiding in the shadows will not be an option

Transparency of company beneficial ownership 

Edward Craft and Marlies Braun, partner and senior associate at Wedlake Bell, looks at what a beneficial owner is and how new regulation brings it into the business spotlight.

Power of many: Peer-to-peer financing is taking control away from the banks

The rise of peer-to-peer lending in the UK

As managing director of property finance business Folk2Folk, David Brown explains why peer-to-peer is growing through opening up the finance market, and how his business fits in.

B2M Solutions and Julie Purves have a client list including Nike and easyJet

The female technology entrepreneur making a mint out of mobile

Having predicted a fast-maturing mobile market at the turn of the millennium, Julie Purves finally has a sector which is ready for her intelligence analytics offering.

P2P Mailing is based in Essex, having moved to the larger site at the end of 2013

How to achieve rapid revenue increase

Having set up shop in 2009, P2P Mailing managing director Paul Galpin discusses how the company has experienced fast growth and shares his tips on how to do the same.

Engaging the younger generation early is key to ensuring a succession

How family planning factors into business

Max Hudson and Katie Forsyth, partner and trainee solicitor at Payne Hicks Beach, lift the lid on the elements essential for a successful family business.

Enterprise Capital Funds are now under the management of the business bank

Business finance: Where to find Enterprise Capital Funds

With Regents Park Partners II ECF bringing the total amount of Enterprise Capital Funds to 16, where does the money lie and what it is targeting?

MINT nations: (Clockwise from top left) Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey and Nigeria

The emerging markets worth a MINT

Glenn Porter, general manager international identity verification at GBGroup, examines the opportunities and risks of trading with the MINT population of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey.

Graze has build a strong brand following based on a simple and memorable name

The name game: Stories behind the naming of some of the most prominent growing UK companies

Ever wondered what the story was behind the names of some of the businesses you use or admire? GrowthBusiness meets five to go back to be beginning and find out the inspiration.

Expert view: Business plans are the new novels, says Richard Reed

Innocent Drink’s Richard Reed on life after a $500 million company

At the beginning of 2013 Richard Reed and the rest of his founding team at Innocent Drinks sold out the last of their stake to Coca Cola. GrowthBusiness finds out what happens after exiting a business valued at $500 million.

Alternative finance involves utilising the power of the crowd to fund businesses

The biggest players in the 2014 UK alternative finance market

To coincide with new FCA regulations set to influence the direction of the alternative funding market in the coming years, GrowthBusiness profiles seven of the most active crowdfunding, peer-to-peer and invoice-based platforms on the market.

The FCA has began to flex its muscles regarding companies coming to market

UKLA changes and what they mean for your business

To shed some light on the somewhat murky world of firms acting as sponsors to London listed companies, Toby Duthie, partner at Forensic Risk Alliance, looks at new rules.

New firm: Paul Sulyok set up Green Man Gaming in 2009 alongside Lee Packham

The Future Fifty scheme: On the road to IPO

Green Man Gaming was one of 25 companies named as part of the first crop of Future Fifty firms in 2013. Six months later, CEO Paul Sulyok explains how being part of the programme has impacted on the business.

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