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One factor will decide whether your business succeeds – people

In venture capital, you soon learn that one factor, above so many others, differentiates the best co...

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...

‘Never surprise an investor (unless it’s their birthday)’

“There are two things investors don’t like - surprises and uncertainty.” That’s the view ...

Sir Ian Livingstone: The secret to a billion-dollar exit

The videogames industry rivals FinTech as the UK’s flagship technology sector, with multiple billi...

‘IPO was right for us, but do your research’

It’s nearly a year since Deliveroo’s highly anticipated IPO took place with a share price of 390...

Many startups raise investment too early

Technology companies have a unique ability to grow at pace - but is it better to prove the business ...

Is this the tech unicorn you didn’t realise was a unicorn or even a tech business?

In tech circles everyone wants to be a unicorn, which is defined as a company with a valuation of mo...

The ‘three Ts’ that drive MedTech success

For every startup able to launch a life-changing medical technology, there are many more which strug...

Can this man address the UK’s connectivity problem?

Charlie Ruddy is a man on a mission to provide ultra high-speed broadband access to one million UK...

Meet the VC taking bets on ‘genius’

It’s a common refrain that VCs invest in founders as well as the businesses they are building. ...

Is PollenPay the future of Buy Now, Pay Later retail?

Leon Wilson has been around the world but knew he’d launch his new business in his home city of Ma...

Startups can’t keep sprinting for years – they’ll get tired

The startup years can be the most exciting time for a technology company. With founders and early...