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‘I sold my racehorses before raising investment’

Entrepreneur John Whelan says watching his horse Countrywide Flame romp to victory in the Cheltenham...

‘Rollercoaster’ journey creates £200m business in five years

Cera Care turns five this week - and co-founder Dr Ben Maruthappu is now the CEO of a business with ...

Don’t be seduced by big-name brands

Carl Wong looks back at his time running LivingLens in two halves. He co-founded the video analyt...

Startups must remember that cash is king

The videogames industry is undoubtedly a UK success story. An industry incubated in Eighties bedr...

When should a startup establish a board?

When Chloe Barrett launched her EdTech startup, one of her first decisions was to create a board. ...

Co-founder’s coma triggered InsurTech DeadHappy

If you were to die today, what would be the impact on your family? A difficult enough sentence to...

‘In the startup world, a good idea often isn’t enough’

Entrepreneurs behind businesses of all kinds agree that a good idea will never go anywhere unless it...

What do you do when your best friend and business partner dies?

In January this year Andy Sawer, co-founder of Pareto Law, died after a 16-month battle with an aggr...

Mission Control: How to raise investment remotely

A few years ago Rory Cellan-Jones spoke of investor ‘trainophobia’ at a tech event in the North ...

‘I was a financial nightmare – so I built a business to help other women’

Tech entrepreneur Laura Pomfret openly admits she had a problem with managing her own finances. A...

From football touchline to trailblazing FinTech

Many a startup has origins in a conversation from the pub or workplace - but the idea for GoHenry wa...

Don’t apologise for putting growth before profit

Manchester-based software-as-a-service company Pimberly made headlines in November after securing £...