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Dad jobs and the sharing economy

DAD is a service app that harnesses the power of gig work to address the stresses of home repair. The start-up raised £2m to further its platform with a video visit service

The High Potential Business Awards shortlist REVEALED

The High Potential Business Awards follows the ten-year legacy of the M&A Awards, and aims to celebrate the UK’s most promising businesses and the finance and advisory firms that support them

eBay acquires Ticketbis for $165m

Fast-growth secondary ticket marketplace, Ticketbis, is now part of the StubHub portfolio in a $165m deal that unifies the sector for global expansion

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The FedEx-TNT merger could mark the end of 'ugly freight'

As the FedEx-TNT merger concludes, international parcel broker ParcelHero warns the takeover could mean increased costs and transit times for large and heavy items

FedEx acquires TNT Express

The €4.4 billion acquisition combines the strengths of the world’s largest air express network and an extensive European road network

A record year for equity investment in London, but what about the rest of the UK?

Research released today reveals a 58 per cent increase in equity investment in 2015. That's £3.5 billion channelled into UK's growth businesses in a year. But with 79 per cent of growth businesses based outside London, it may be time to invest beyond the M25

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UK's top tech entrepreneurs scouted for Silicon Valley business programme

Jessica Butcher, the brains behind British unicorn, Blippar, speaks with GrowthBusiness on being a business mentor to a cohort of strong  Silicon Valley-bound entrepreneurs, all of whom are women

Beware of bandwagon lenders and flatpack finance providers

The number of lenders rejected by the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers over the past two years has skyrocketted. Trade body CEO advises SMEs to read the fine print when seeking finance

GrowthBusiness speaks with Goncalo de Vasconcelos, CEO and co-founder, SyndicateRoom on life after its recent funding round

SyndicateRoom puts the finance back in FinTech

After an oversubscribed series A fundraise where SyndicateRoom, the equity crowdfunding platform closed its funding round at £3.1million.

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Staying one step ahead of the darknet

Following the news that a hacker is advertising allegedly more than 117 million LinkedIn logins for sale, here's why cybersecurity should be a priority for businesses of all sizes

UK's top cities for business survival REVEALED

Spoiler alert: London's not on the list

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Why the Northern Powerhouse is good for unicorns

A new report examines the potential for billion-dollar British business in northern England to grow from foals to unicorns from now till 2020. Here's what the UK's next stable of unicorns have to say

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'Airbnb for the disabled' raises record seed funding

The London based tech start-up is now expanding its platform for wheelchair-accessible and adapted properties to cater to a neglected market of over 6.4 million people

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