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‘We raised £400k in 90 minutes with our 67th business idea’

Peter Kirby will never forget the moment he went on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise funds f...

Pivoting your business into a SaaS-based model

Entrepreneur James Richmond never considered switching to a SaaS-based business until his chairman B...

‘Lord Sugar’s boardroom rebuke changed my life’

It was back in 2013 that Neil Clough became a reluctant TV star. Clough had been one of the favou...

Sarah Pawson is inaugural winner of TechBlast Star of the Week award

Sarah Pawson is the first winner of the TechBlast Star of the Week award. The accolade is a new i...

Beware of early dilution and other funding ‘rabbit holes’

When I first met David Levine in Manchester Science Park back in 2016, I was blown away by the augme...

How to launch a startup in a pandemic – and succeed

Sarah Pawson is much happier talking about her approach to risk than she is about herself. In 200...

Collaboration – the key ingredient to a successful merger

One of the New Year’s biggest UK tech stories is the disposal of the Reputation Intelligence busin...

Why Elizabeth Holmes’ conviction must be a ‘wake-up call’ to investors and entrepreneurs

The conviction of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes on four counts of fraud should be a ‘wake-up c...

Execution risk: How to avoid scuppering your business sale

Many entrepreneurs dream of the day they will sell their business for a life-changing sum of money. ...

Thinking of an IPO? Get a TikTok strategy

Oliver Yonchev is the Flight Story co-founder you probably haven’t heard of. He has joined forc...

Meet 50 people who kept the UK growing in 2021

2021 has been another tough year - but amidst the doom and gloom the wheels of business have kept mo...

Is growing through acquisition the right move?

Ambitious companies are increasingly looking to grow through acquisition - but it’s far from a str...