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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...

Why? The one-word question you need to ask yourself in business

Steve Purdham and the fellow board members of software company SurfControl had no idea what to expe...

Why Bristol is the Boston of the UK tech scene

Deep tech depends heavily on partnerships with research institutions such as universities. The un...

‘I didn’t believe it was Sir Terry Leahy on the phone’

Liz Ashall-Payne had only just written a business plan for her health app evaluation platform ORCHA ...

Startups should follow ‘scientific method’ to success

If one thing is certain in business, it is that experience informs decision-making. Serial entrep...

HealthTechs must move from ‘clicks to bricks’

A leading HealthTech investor expects online care platforms to increasingly “move out into the rea...

Keep hunting for funding – you only need one ‘yes’ in 100

Startup founders face one of the hardest challenges of their life as they look to simultaneously gro...

Why Northcoders chose to IPO over VC investment

One of the more interesting stock market flotations of the year - at least to my eyes - was that of ...

The ‘knowledge gap’ which leaves regional startups unprepared

In the first half of 2021 alone, UK tech startups and scaleups received £13.5 billion of venture ca...

How a plan drawn up on a napkin turned GP Bullhound into a $100m a year business

When Hugh Campbell took to the stage at last week’s Northern Tech Awards at Leeds’ New Dock Hall...