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VIOOH CEO: Why we recruit on values, not culture fit

Culture is nowadays celebrated as a powerful tool in driving business productivity and keeping emplo...

‘I see an inbuilt bias against female founders’

The awareness around women-led startups and female-focused investment funds seems to be on the incre...

Why retailers must now focus on customers, not products

The CEO of a RetailTech firm working with the world’s leading apparel and footwear brands says pla...

eCommerce high-flyer’s mental health mission

With eCommerce marketplace launches for JustEat, YOOX Net-a-Porter Group, Gianni Versace and Conde N...

GigPig presented with Trailblazing Tech Award

One of our promising early-stage Manchester Startups 2.0 companies has been handed the Trailblazing ...

Why hardware entrepreneurs should start small

IPG Energy is a company with big ambitions - and a technology to match. The London firm has deve...

‘You can’t sprint forever – it’ll kill you’

The days of ‘hyper-growth’ startups are receding somewhat as investors increasingly look for mor...

‘A market-ready product was key to our success’

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to going to market. The first is to launch yo...

Busting the myth of 60-hour weeks

There is a tendency to equate tech startup success with founders working long, hard hours. While ...

‘Industry will continue to be born in the North’

The towns and cities of the North still bear the hallmarks of their industrial heritage - but they a...

New angel investment platform aims to close gender gap

A new FinTech platform is shaking up angel investing in the UK by aiming to address the current gend...

‘I worked with Boris in No.10 – but politics was a dead-end’

Prominent scientist Dr Wareed Alenaini has worked with three prominent governments, including the ad...