For anyone out there who was allocated archeologist, dinner lady or rocket scientist by a careers advisor, technology is now being utilised to provide young people with the right knowledge for future employment.
User Replay has closed a fundraising aimed at financing the opening of a US office as well as future development for its technology platform.
A business formed through a merger of AssurIT and Apex Computers in 2011 has banked a £7 million equity investment to aid international growth.
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.
A seed funding round worth £400,000 has been closed by social media tool Reach7 to aid growth of its service, which broadens the reach of users.
A $10 million investment has been made into commerce technology business orderbird, led by cashless payment-geared ConCardis.
MOVE Guides has raised $8.2 million of new growth capital with help from Notion Capital and New Enterprise Associates.
As companies take on an ever more global approach, and encounter new obstacles, MOVE Guides is building out a proposition to take advantage of this and secure its own success.
Digital advertising group Crossrider has joined London's Alternative Investment Market and now plans to grow both organically and through acquisitions.
A second major institutional funding round for Qubit has seen the e-commerce business bank $26 million and add new members to the company board.
To coincide with raising an additional $500,000 worth of equity investment, Ometria has recruited Huddle co-founder Ali Mitchell to its board.
Scottish start-up Appointedd has raised £160,000 of equity investment with help from the Scottish Investment Bank and Equity Gap.
Bath-based business software start-up Cloudfind has raised £600,000 so that it can grow out its enterprise information management product.
Despite being told that she can't cook, clean or drive in a straight line, technology entrepreneur Vin Murria knows how to grow her business by purchasing others.
The online world offers a plethora of options when it comes to marketing, and now Adthena has developed a way for brands and businesses to stay ahead of the competition and spend smartly.
In its effort to produce better ways for communication between development and operations, DevOpsGuys are led by an experienced team of web operations personnel.
We've all heard about the power of mobile, and the ways in which brands can build scale through targeted advertising. Now tech start-up Smadex is providing the tools to gauge success.
As a business created whilst its founder was at university, Fifosys has grown from strength to strength and is targeting big revenue growth.
Ever got the feeling that no amount of searching yields anything original? Yossarian Lives is developing a piece of technology that is set to reignite creativity.
So that businesses can develop new technologies, services and products in a secure environment, a group of enterprising entrepreneurs have created Qwince.
Should you sell up now while the going is good or wait until retirement? Paul Taberner, Investment Director at Enterprise Ventures, suggests another option
International expansion is key for any business looking to grow: but be cautious about rushing into it before you're ready, says Amer Hasan
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