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How SMEs can thrive despite cost of living crisis & Brexit red tape

At the start of last year, small and medium-sized businesses across the UK were grappling with one o...

Looking to launch in a new market? Create a beachhead

A beachhead is defined as ‘an area of land near the sea from where an attacking army can move forw...

‘Bootstrapping saw us outlast & acquire our competitors’

A few years ago, when the on-demand laundry sector exploded, startups Laundrapp and Zipjet grabbed h...

The rise of ‘kidfluence’ and how businesses must adapt

Parents may joke that children run their households - but businesses would do well to put kids at th...

Uber founder’s $200m fund to bring UK startups to US

Expa, a venture studio founded by Uber co-founder Garrett Camp in 2014, has closed its third fund at...

We moved to US – then COVID threatened to destroy my business

When business founders describe a pivot, the change in direction - for example with a product or sal...

How we executed our all-important US launch

The most obvious expansion for many British technology companies is into the vast United States mark...

Startup businesses need a strong narrative

It’s a question asked in every investor pitch: why are you doing this? The driving force behind...

Exceptional Northern founders building global businesses

A key investor has praised Northern technology founders and their ability to build global businesses...

Scaleups need milestones – but must also live in the moment

The founder of every scaleup company will know their short- and long-term targets inside-out. Ach...

How to rid your business of dysfunction from the start

If you’re an ambitious startup founder looking to build for the future, Richard Kirk has a golden ...

How one German tech business set its sights on the UK

Roger Redfearn-Tyrzyk will forever be known as the IDnow’s first UK employee. The German compan...