The search for the right backer is one which should start a long time before needing capital.
Rather than labour on or grasp at an attractive offer for their business, entrepreneurs can choose a middle ground.
It's always interesting to find out who the most active investors have been.
The Year of Code is upon us, and with it a generation of coders could be born.
This week David Cameron used the Federation of Small Businesses' annual conference to outline his future plans for SME help.
Just when you thought the world couldn't get any crazier, someone brings out a smartphone app so that users can become 'the world's greatest dealmaker'.
Positive market figures and a renewed focus on the future bodes well for SME growth during 2014.
It’s a fine a balance achieving the right marketing strategy at outset.
The internet revolution has redefined what 'great' is when it comes to business.
Visiting Colorado with the best of the UK cleantech sector to develop contacts with investors and partners.
While not offering much in the way of business goodies, George Osborne’s speech offered some festive cheer.
In the aftermath of the coalition government's fourth Autumn Statement address, we ask business leaders what they make of George Osborne's plans.
Putting out an open call for Autumn Statement demands produced some interesting results.
From a national insurance holiday to 'getting jiggy with entrepreneurs' – GrowthBusiness asks 15 business builders what they'd like to see come out of the Autumn Statement on 5 December.
It's that old adage again: the UK is never short of an idea, we just fall down when it comes to the execution.
A little smile crossed my face when I learned that photo sharing start-up Snapchat had turned down Facebook.
Learning from history's best to not give up on an idea.
This week I met business secretary Vince Cable to discuss exporting, trade missions and the new business bank.
The decision by Twitter to list on the New York Stock Exchange, rather than the techie favourite NASDAQ, raises the question of what an exchange really means.
Why spending more on a company's greatest asset is money well invested.
Alastair Campbell, founder of Company Check, discusses the link between unhappiness and entrepreneurship. Company Check is the largest source of data on UK companies, attracting over 2 million visitors every month
Understanding foreign exchange is as complex as ever: so is hiring a commercial foreign exchange partner the way forward?
The value of business degrees for those looking to earn a sizeable salary has long been a source of fierce debate: but they may be worth more than some want you to believe...
The most complete review of directors' remuneration on AIM, including basic salary, bonus and benefits.