As the tennis whites come out and queues begin at Wimbledon, one local restaurateur prepares for his busiest time of the year. Ghigo Berni’s small, family-run restaurant, San Lorenzo, sees a 400% rise in customers as one of the world’s most renowned sporting events takes place a stone’s throw away.
After winning the Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, I caught up with Matthew Sanders, CEO of the Brookfield Rose group to talk about his award.
“This is a show of faith from the syndicate of angel investors, Angels Invest Wales and the Development Bank of Wales that this is a business that’s going places with a growing UK and worldwide market opportunity,” Andrew Diplock, Drone Evolution’s lead investor and Chair.
Originally featured on the Starling Bank blog. For more information on the support Starling are offering their customers, click here. By Anne Boden, Starling Bank As an entrepreneur myself, I’m acutely aware that behind every small company that’s suffering because of the coronavirus emergency is a business owner, or team, feeling the stress very personally. Some […]
“The support and guidance from the team at the Development Bank of Wales has been instrumental over the last 18 months. Their experience of providing funding for MBOs coupled with their understanding of our business goals means that we have found an investor that genuinely shares our excitement and passion. That’s worth so much more […]
“There is a clear local need for quality new homes in Caernarfon and we are pleased to be able to help to meet that demand with our development,” Matthew Gilmartin, Managing Director.
By Francesca James, Great British Entrepreneur Awards A lot has changed in the last month and that’s just putting things mildly. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen entrepreneurs facing unprecedented challenges with many businesses concerned about getting through these tough times. Like many of you, I run a small business and have had moments over the […]
It’s easy to start feeling more than a little overwhelmed with the bad news right now which is why The Great British Entrepreneur Awards and Printed.com are on a mission to highlight the good; the entrepreneurs & businesses who are doing amazing things, who have achieved so much (before and during the Covid-19 pandemic), who […]
“We are now entering a significant growth phase. The fact we have attracted investment from existing investors, who have chosen to exercise their rights, as well as new investors acts as an endorsement of the progress we are making,” Simon Fraser, Chief Executive Officer.
Following a decade in the recruitment industry, Aimee launched Career Cake to provide online video platform for individuals and businesses to help with their personal and professional development.
“We decided the best institutional investor partner for us would be the Development Bank of Wales. We fit into their existing portfolio well and we have a positive chemistry with their team. South Wales is a great location for us and has some fantastic resource that we can utilise,” Eben Lovett, CEO.
By Ian Cowley, Managing Director of Cartridge Save. We’re hoping that we’re not going to have to furlough. We’re very fortunate in that we are still doing a lot of orders. However, the current uncertainty means that could all change overnight. To that end we’ve got a plan in place. We hope we don’t have […]