News - Star of the Week

‘How I secured A List angels in my cap table’

Angel investment can be crucial to getting a startup off the ground - and is also seen as a validato...

How to slam dunk investment

Founders looking to raise funding are increasingly being told to up their game by investors. That...

How to slay two Dragons just by being nice

During the Covid pandemic Christian Laing decided to help his younger brother Ross, who has Down Syn...

Celebrating the 50 TechBlast Stars of 2023

Throughout 2023 the Star of the Week accolade has been awarded to the person or persons who most imp...

‘You build everything better the second time around’

There is no substitute for experience - and André Brown has bucketloads of that. Brown had alrea...

Founder says patient capital is key ahead of US launch

The founder of a prize-winning AgriTech startup set to launch in the United States has spoken of the...

North East hailed as ‘perfect location’ for tech startups

The North East has been hailed as the perfect location to launch a tech startup. That was the mes...

Building Our Startup: Ian & Lisa McCartney, Plytime Learning

Our series profiling companies from our Startups 2.0 lists continues with Ian McCartney, co-founder ...

‘My mentor told me to get rid of my cockney accent’

If someone told you to change the way you speak, would you follow their advice? Emma O’Brien is...

PlayStation VR creator ‘giving voice’ to North’s games sector

Throughout gaming history, the giants of the industry typically emerged from Japan - think PlayStati...

Building My Startup: Rob Illidge, CEO, Vulse

In the first edition of a series profiling companies from our Startups 2.0 lists, we speak with Rob ...

‘Deepen roots, branch out then remove the deadwood’

The FinTech and RegTech sectors have nurtured some of the UK’s fastest-growing technology scaleups...