The three-man team at Top10.com, who have only ever been entrepreneurs in the internet world, are looking to take their comparison platform to the world following a new venture capital funding round.
From working in a bar in Australia and needing a suit for job interviews, Elliot Suiter is now building out a bespoke tailoring service making the most of a growing trend in online retail.
Europlus Direct and Jim Hart's investment in native speaking salespeople has led to export success and growth of revenues to £8 million. It's a move which Hart believes is his best ever, and has also led to the founding of a company supplying recruitment and translation services.
Following in the footsteps of Anita Roddick, Jacqueline Gold and Martha Lane Fox, we profile five female business builders who are going it alone.
GrowthBusiness speaks with new DFJ Esprit partner Scott Sage to find out where he's carved out an investment expertise and how he compares the London set-up with Silicon Valley.
The success of British cyclists and disruptive tube strikes have seen a growing number of people take to the streets and bike to work.
From its humble beginnings in Copenhagen, Tradeshift CEO and co-founder Christian Lanng tells GrowthBusiness how he's taken the business global and where the company's new VC investment will be put to work.
Having decided that he had enough useful things to say to warrant a blog, Richard Baxter has now turned his thoughts into a business which straddles both sides of the Atlantic.
From a raw prototype developed as part of a final year degree piece, the Blaze Laserlight is now being manufactured in China and is backed by Index Ventures and the Branson family.
Having first raised the argument that SMEs are failing to connect with enterprises, Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng looks at how smaller businesses should not be bullied by the big boys.
While most students would have used the excuse of poor revision materials to give studying a miss, born-and-bred 17 year-old entrepreneur George Burgess saw an opportunity.
Having not paid herself for three years after founding The Cambridge Satchel Company, Julie Deane has now secured $21 million worth of venture capital. GrowthBusiness finds out how she's going to spend it.
If George Osborne's call for a raising of the national minimum wage by 69p goes through it will bring it back in line with pre-crash levels, but what does this mean for those having to pay it?
While there is all too often doom and gloom surrounding business lending, Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng believes that alternative methods could be about to provide a much needed shake-up.
With a pool of experienced investors including Balderton Capital and Wellington Partners, GrowthBusiness meets new Livebookings CEO Joe Steele to find out how the business is revolutionising the way we book a table.
There is always a need for inspiration when it comes to launching a business, but for the team at Qriously it was something quite left field.
In the aftermath of the coalition government's fourth Autumn Statement address, we ask business leaders what they make of George Osborne's plans.
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A new organisation called the Business Focus on Enforcement has been proposed by business minister Michael Fallon to bring companies into the fold when it comes to regulation.
Fox Williams partner Peter Ashford and associate Evie Meleagos examine the issue of cross-border litigation and present the facilitators and impediments.
It's that time of the year again, when George Osborne unveils his latest batch of economy boosting ingredients.