It's that time of year again when we look to celebrate the best of the M&A world.
Don’t forget to keep investors sweet after they've handed over the cash.
In his third and final column on mentoring business builders, George Coelho explains how gaining access to one advisor can open the door to many more.
Comet, Allied Carpets, HMV, Blockbuster – the casualties keep coming.
Nearly 40 years since the UK became a member of the European Economic Community, prime minister David Cameron has outlined the future of Britain's involvement. GrowthBusiness talks to entrepreneurs to find out whether they agree with his plans.
In the second of three columns on advising entrepreneurs, George Coelho examines how advice givers should do their best to provide every conceivable advantage.
Just how much is the right level of investment cash to raise, and what determines it?
In the first of three columns on mentoring business builders, George Coelho looks at the notion of positive and critical feedback.
When Warren Buffet makes his feelings clear on a particular subject, people tend to listen.
GrowthBusiness plots a course through 2012 and picks out the biggest developments in the mid-market business space.
Can new EU regulation make it easier for businesses to obtain a patent?
With chancellor George Osborne's third Autumn Statement done and dusted, GrowthBusiness speaks to entrepreneurs, investors and advisers to gauge their reaction to announcements made in parliament.
Negotiating the gap between relatives support and institutional firepower.
Just like venture capital, but better…
Crowdfunding is new to the financing game and it’s posing a few problems when it comes to legitimacy.
Business builders from all levels of industry were celebrated at an evening set aside to celebrate British brilliance.
Election over, time for business. How will Britain’s start-up world be affected?
The recent hullabaloo about the tender for the West Coast train franchise set me thinking.
What investors really want to hear in an investment pitch.
It’s a concept normally reserved for comedy or music, so what can an open mic provide for entrepreneurs.
As the 'B' in the BRIC emerging market group, Brazil presents an attractive market for businesses looking to start or increase exporting. GrowthBusiness meets two companies which are hoping to capitalise on the nation following trade missions.
Keith Holdt, investment director and head of the Value Enhancement Group at LDC, argues that big data shouldn't be intimidating for growing companies.
Putting out an open call for Autumn Statement demands produced some interesting results.
The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them.