With dust beginning to settle on George Osborne’s fourth Budget speech, entrepreneur James Layfield looks at whether, yet again, the middle ground SME has been forgotten about.
To coincide with International Women's Day, female entrepreneur Jenny Griffiths tells us about her journey from overseas soldier to business builder.
Since Seedcamp was founded in 2007 it has gone on to mentor 800 companies. Co-founder Reshma Sohoni sits down with GrowthBusiness to talk about its evolution and what plans the accelerator has in store for 2013.
Starting and growing a business can be a daunting prospect, but for Davor Hebel, partner at invesment firm Fidelity Growth Partners, age shouldn't be a stalling point.
Serial entrepreneur Nick Ogden, who calls himself an 'internet grandad', talks to GrowthBusiness about his latest venture.
Bev Hurley, CEO of YTKO, explains how award-winning project Outset encourages those in disadvantaged communities to start their own businesses.
It’s a rare occurrence for investors to open their doors to anyone wanting to meet them so, when it did happen, GrowthBusiness went along to find out what was going on.
Shaun Thomson, CEO of Sandler Training, looks at how the government's StartUp Britain campaign could benefit business builders and gives best practice advice on starting up.
Starting a company is never an easy undertaking, but for former actor and Aframe co-founder David Peto, entrepreneurship was the only way for someone who describes himself as 'unemployable'.
As winners of Entrepreneur of the Year at the tenth Investor AllStars, Holly Tucker and Sophie Cornish have a lot to show for their work last year. GrowthBusiness asks the duo what the landmarks have been.
The New Energy Awards 2012, hosted by Business XL, recognised the enterprising brains and championing investors in the cleantech area. GrowthBusiness speaks to the winners on camera to find out more.
The boom in technology and digital creative companies around ‘Silicon Roundabout’ in London’s East End has been trumpeted by a government hoping for growth and jobs from start-ups. GrowthBusiness tunes into the facts behind the buzz and meets some of Tech City’s most exciting entrepreneurs
Shalini Khemka, CEO of the London Entrepreneurial Exchange, looks at what's needed to empower the leaders of growing businesses.
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.
With the very best of the UK M&A world assembled at the Millennium Mayfair hotel in London's Grosvenor Square, the M&A Awards 2011 afforded the opportunity to take stock of what was another difficult but prosperous year for many.
Five-a-side football has grown significantly since launching in the 1980s. Powerleague’s commercial director Nigel Hargreaves explains the business's plans for international expansion including a tilt at America.
The Growth Company Awards, hosted by Vitesse Media, brought together for the 11th time the advisers and companies making a difference to the development of British business.
GrowthBusiness asks Silicon Roundabout businesses whether the recent government exposure is welcome and how the increased notoriety will affect its staunch culture.
Innovation and risk-taking are the driving forces behind the UK's high-growth technology companies. Three business leaders reveal how they are pushing the boundaries in this fast-changing sector.
Becoming commercially viable without state support is the focus for the next generation of renewable energy entrepreneurs. GrowthBusiness talks to the winners of the Rosenblatt New Energy Awards about survival in an age of austerity.
Mobile security business AirWatch has added to the $200 million Series A round it closed earlier in the year by securing an extra $25 million.
Bob Mecrate-Butcher, partner at Charles Russell, looks at how corporate leaks can first be prevented and then plugged when they do occur.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
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.