Serial entrepreneurs have the advantage of learning from their mistakes, and for Lopo Champalimaud it’s a case of using his battle scars to bring the wellness and beauty sector online.
Pitching to a room full of peers is difficult enough, but imagine doing it with the scrutinising eye of HRH Duke of York less than 10 feet away.
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.
Jill Pinner, founder of Fizz, explores how even traditional businesses have to be nimble and evolve to survive in a 21st century post-recession landscape.
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.
As companies take on an ever more global approach, and encounter new obstacles, MOVE Guides is building out a proposition to take advantage of this and secure its own success.
Rising to the top of Europe's business creators and financiers, the winners at Investor Allstars tell GrowthBusiness all about their last year.
With a mission to surface the best art for the most people, whether for sale or not, ArtStack has experienced rapid uptake and built a global community of art appreciators.
As the five companies making up the shortlist for Europe's Allstar Company, GrowthBusiness profiles Achica, BlaBlaCar, Farfetch, NewVoiceMedia and Zound Industries to find out what goes into creating and growing a leading technology company.
As the battle lines are draw between the Yes camp of Alex Salmond and the No camp of Alistair Darling, GrowthBusiness asks the question of what a lone Scotland would do for business.
With many publishers caught in limbo and needing to decide how content will be made digital, Contentment is providing a way to publish via the cloud onto tablets and mobiles.
The online world offers a plethora of options when it comes to marketing, and now Adthena has developed a way for brands and businesses to stay ahead of the competition and spend smartly.
In its effort to produce better ways for communication between development and operations, DevOpsGuys are led by an experienced team of web operations personnel.
If you're tired of reading out of date and irrelevant TripAdvisor reviews, Twizoo is fusing social media with ratings to help make on-the-go informed decisions.
From Hollywood to West London, entrepreneur Rose Adkins has brought with her experience of the TV and film world as well as, most importantly, the problems with distribution.
For fledgling writers, getting exposure and traction is hard work as thousands other clamour for a share. Now Ether Books has created a way for writers and readers to be connected using a mobile-first approach.
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With IP such a vital part of a company's worth, Jodie Albutt, patent attorney at Dehns, explains why due diligence is a crucial step in going about securing a valuation.
What started as a TV show attempting to find the next superstar of Alan Sugar's business empire has turned into a tit-for-tat 12-week cat fight culminating in an angel investment you'd never find in the business world.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.