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Backing of high-profile investor transformed business

E-Sign is a Liverpool-based electronic signature service provider that speeds up the process of col...

Why turnover is for vanity and profit is for sanity

After 13 years in business Paul Woods now looks for one number – gross profit. The managing dir...

‘We had 2 staff when we landed Channel 4 as a client’

When Rob Ellis’ agency Two Stories started to land some big clients, he didn’t hesitate to bring...

Why steering a startup is like captaining a super yacht

Super yachts have become the ultimate symbol of wealth. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is reported to ...

Unicorn founder: Why we stopped selling our product for months

The founder of a hyper-growth French unicorn launching a base on London’s Silicon Roundabout has s...

Don’t entertain buyer’s remorse when you take investment

Accountant-turned-software developer John Whelan says founders shouldn’t regret giving away equity...

McDonald’s was the order we just couldn’t turn down

Dean Ward will never forget the meeting with McDonald’s that added rocket fuel to Evoke Creative�...

Launching: Pitchspace – helping founders secure capital

Who? PitchSpace was founded by Serkan Ferah and John Auckland, who have worked together since 201...

How do businesses crack America?

In the world of showbusiness it’s often said that artists haven’t truly made it until they’ve ...

Why there are no shortcuts to success – Wejo CEO

As the founder of a tech business that processes 16 billion data points a day, it’s apt that Richa...

Why do investors ignore BAME entrepreneurs?

Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE dreams that The Blair Project will one day become a ‘black unicorn’ - but ...

What difference can a chairperson make to a business?

Serial entrepreneur Glenn Cooper is known for his straight-talking style. The founder of bollard ...