At an age when some of us were still dreaming of being footballers or rock-stars, this lot have taken the bull by the horns and started to make hay: meet the young upstarts running their own start-ups
East London's Tech City is now five years old: so how is it faring and it is mounting a serious challenge to the world's top tech incubators?
To mark the start of London Technology Week we look at the reasons behind global investors finally injecting some serious cash into the city's tech start-ups
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Martin Campbell, MD at SaaS company Ormsby Street, shares first-hand SXSW advice from US firms on how UK businesses can gain a foothold in the US
Gfinity founder Neville Upton talks to Growth Business about one of the great untapped global markets
Find out which former footballer saved a well-known pasty retailer
Tech Invest Liverpool saw the brightest prospects in the North-West tech scene present for some of the best investors in the sector: Read on for profiles of the presenting companies
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.
Construction, services and property group Kier has appointed Nicola Peake as managing director of its environmental business, which acquired Pure Recycling in 2010.
As part of a restructure, law firm Howard Kennedy has appointed partner Dov Katz as head of AIM within the firm’s capital markets group.
To strengthen its London presence and expand its reach in the South East, Panoramic Growth Equity (PGE) has appointed Jane Reoch as a senior investment manager.
‘Delighted and overwhelmed’ was how Hayley Parsons described her reaction to the news that she received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
In a bid to accelerate growth of the online consumer businesses it invests in, private equity firm Piper has recruited Leon Hughes, former director of e-commerce at one of its investee companies, Maximuscle.
Margery McBain, managing director at Gravitate HR profiles Andy Bird and Mhairi McEwan's offering on the value of marketing.
GrowthBusiness talks to Sanjeev Ahuja, president of the UK chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) about the best ways to promote entrepreneurship.
Barry Noble, managing director at Tpoll discusses a new book which advises business leaders to be 'intelligently lazy'.
MP Mel Stride, who founded franchise exhibition business Venture Marketing Group, has been promoted in a government reshuffle that will see him take on a role in the business department.
Peter Bamford, best-known as a former director of Vodafone, has joined the board of data services provider Six Degrees Group as a non-executive.
Christian Jones has been appointed managing director of baby bedding manufacturer The Gro Company, with co-founder and outgoing managing director Rob Holmes assuming a non-executive role.
£10m investment sees London-based communications brand set for further global expansion
Environmental concerns are fast-becoming a part of any self-respecting new business: so how can make sure you're as green as possible while not slowing growth?
The announcement or a new role names small business commissioner was greeted with cautious optimism this week: but what powers will this new office bring with it and will it have any real clout to effect change around late payments and beyond?
The most complete review of directors' remuneration on AIM, including basic salary, bonus and benefits.