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A million startups now eligible for Help to Grow: Digital

A flagship government scheme that slashes the price of software for startups has been extended to tr...

My journey from Manchester markets to a £1m business

If there is one thing Manchester is famous for, it’s the weather (okay, Manchester United and Manc...

Patchworks doubles annual recurring revenue

Retail integration platform Patchworks doubled annual recurring revenue in the last 12 months. Th...

I tied my identity into my startup – then it disappeared

You need a certain amount of confidence to launch a business. But dreaming big and talking a good...

‘Activist investment’ startup which took on Amazon sees 133% rise in users

The number of investors becoming ‘activists’ through investment platform Tulipshare rose by 133%...

‘We scaled from 20 to 350 people in 2.5 years’

A new breed of ‘hypergrowth’ technology startups have hit the headlines for the right and wrong ...

Why a ‘for sale’ sign will hurt your valuation

As any exited founder will tell you, selling a business is far from a straightforward process. An...

Bankruptcy almost led me to suicide – these were my mistakes

If your business goes to the wall, how will you cope? That isn’t a question which Amanda Perry ...

‘stockport.com will become £100m business’ – CEO

The CEO of a tech firm is predicting its new eCommerce platform stockport.com  will become a £100m...

High-end technology must still target mass market

So you’ve created the most innovative, intuitive and stylish product on the market. But what’s t...

‘Starting from zero is a challenge – but also exciting’

Truly groundbreaking businesses have the potential to change the world - but they are also a step in...

The ‘investment matrix’ driving kitchen network Peckwater Brands

What should you look for in an investor? Many a startup entrepreneur will consider this question ...