Jonathan Reed, managing director at Sunny Thinking, has a look through This is Social Commerce by Guy Clapperton to find out if the latest offering on social media sheds any new light.
Data could soon be transmitted using the power of light following recent development work by a University of Edinburgh spin-out business.
Andrew Dunn, who started up luxury tour operator Scott Dunn aged 22 with a £5,000 bank loan, has experienced some ups and downs on the way to building a £25 million turnover business.
A new mobile phone marketed as ‘smarter than a smartphone’ has hit the market, and it’s targeted at the chief executive who fancies himself as a bit of a James Bond.
Victoria Pooley, owner and joint managing director of The Data Partnership, tells GrowthBusiness about her best business decision.
Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal could soon be dishing up a burger with a difference – a £210,000 ‘test- tube’ burger.
Serial entrepreneur Jack Kaye has gone from running Southern Cellular, to supplying breast cancer screening technology. He tells GrowthBusiness about his learning experiences along the way.
To provide city workers with a faster way of negotiating the crowds, US-based Hammacher Schlemmer has come out with the Only Scootercase, fusing a traditional scooter with the needs of today's business people.
After guiding Lastminute.com to a £577 million sale in 2005, Brent Hoberman hasn’t stopped working with young ventures. GrowthBusiness finds out what makes one of the UK’s original web entrepreneurs tick.
Water and technology seldomly go well together, but new technology could yet marry the two.
It takes a shrewd customer to make rapid returns at a time of anaemic growth. GrowthBusiness meets Jon Moulton to find out how he intends to make the best of a bad situation.
The 2012 Power Top 50 ranking from Business XL magazine identifies the most innovative and influential UK entrepreneurs and investors.
Pinky Lilani set up Spice Magic in 2000. She now believes that she should have built up a stronger brand for the cooking and lifestyle business.
David Bloom, co-founder of executive search company fdu group, cut his teeth in financial roles before starting out on his own. He charts his lessons learned, from corporate life to kebabs
Sarah Anglim, managing director at Meteor Parking, tells GrowthBusiness that leaving her law career behind ended up being her best business decision.
GrowthBusiness talks to Sanjeev Ahuja, president of the UK chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) about the best ways to promote entrepreneurship.
Despite starting his company, MadBid.com, in 2008 during uncertain times Juha Koski has grown the business to a stage where it is posting a turnover of around £15 million.
Richard Wright grew financial recruitment firm Martin Ward Anderson’s turnover from £1 million to £50 million before starting again.
Many owner-managers run their business for reasons other than money and glory. We profile five people who have put good causes at the heart companies.
Keith Brown, chief executive of mobile payments service Paythru, declares that his company is ‘not out to change the world’. Instead, he aims to alter consumer behaviour by ‘oiling the wheels’ of change.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
Building a high-growth business stage three: Choosing to partner with larger firms to collaborate on projects.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.