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Publishing powerhouse Mike Soutar is chief executive of ShortList Media. He explains why putting the consumer first is the secret to success.

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Leading a management buy-out

Debbie Klein, chief executive of marketing communications agency Engine, explains that despite needing to take a deep breath before leading a management buy-out, it was her best business decision.

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UBM sells some of its UK print magazines

UBM sells entertainment titles to Intent Media

Media company UBM has agreed to sell its UK entertainment and technology product portfolio to Intent Media for £2.4 million in cash.

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DFJ Esprit takes stake in CloudApps

CloudApps, a developer of energy management applications, has secured an undisclosed investment amount from technology venture capital investor DFJ Esprit as the business ramps up its international sales operations.

Shazam secures $32 million for further TV expansion

Mobile music specialist Shazam has secured $32 million (£19.9 million) in a fresh funding round as the company moves into television, five months after signing a partnership with online music provider Spotify.

Chelsea Apps Factory's Mike Anderson

The App Chap: Mike Anderson

As divisional director for Rupert Murdoch’s News International, Mike Anderson felt a growing frustration. He reveals why he left and what fuels his passion for application – or ‘app’ – development.

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Igloo accepts £255,000 growth investment from Midven

Digital projection developer Igloo has accepted more than £255,000 in equity investment from fund manager Midven to fund further growth.

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Old and New: Silicon Roundabout

GrowthBusiness asks Silicon Roundabout businesses whether the recent government exposure is welcome and how the increased notoriety will affect its staunch culture.

Social gamer wooga secures $24 million

Highland Capital Partners has led a $24 million (£14.5 million) Series B investment round for online social games company wooga.

Tweetdeck acquired by Twitter

Tweetdeck to remain in London after Twitter sale

Iain Dodsworth, founder of Tweetdeck, has vowed to keep the business in London after selling to the micro-blogging website Twitter.

Digital advertising is the future

The next big thing: Behavioural advertising

Straight out of science fiction movies, behavioural advertising is being touted as the next big thing in marketing.

BVCA: No truth to second dot com bust

No second dot com bubble: BVCA

The British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has rejected claims that a second dot com bubble is developing, saying ‘2011 may be many things but 2001 Mark II it is not’.

Old St start-ups on recruitment drive

Silicon Roundabout start-ups launch job campaign

London’s Silicon Roundabout tech start-ups have joined forces to launch a recruitment campaign that aims to attract graduates and skilled software developers away from the financial services industry.

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