The UK tech community have backed a campaign to push the government to follow France and Germany in announcing a support package for startups to deal with the Covid-19 crisis. The Save Our Startups (SOS) campaign states that many of the 30,000 startups and high-growth businesses in the UK, who employ nearly 330,000 people, do not […]
By Professor Dylan Jones-Evans Professor of entrepreneurship and founder of the Wales Start-up Awards, Dylan Jones-Evans has today written an open letter to Welsh Government asking when measures will be put in place that have any relevance to start-ups. He writes that ‘I have been contacted by new firms from all over Wales who have asked, […]
A new £1.8 million fund is searching for food and drink challenger brands to help tackle childhood obesity.
Hermione Way, founder of Vibease and GBEA judge, has released her new book ‘The Startup Mum – How To Grow Million Dollar Companies & Have Babies At The Same Time‘.
A record 660,000 new businesses were created in 2018, showing that the UK’s start-up revolution is showing no signs of slowing down. But with so many new businesses launching every day, it really takes something special to stand out from the crowd. These are 20 of the most exciting entrepreneurs to watch this year, and […]
For any start-up business looking to drive exponential growth, securing investment is key.
Scaling businesses operating in traditional industries are challenging conventional business models by embracing technology. Fast growing ecommerce businesses are one example, which no longer depend solely on the traditional high street shop to shift stock, and have no limits due to location. The impact of digital is evident in product and services offerings, in experiences […]
You’ve had help from all of your family and friends, you’ve exhausted the options of government grants and R&D tax credits and you’ve invested out of your own pocket. You’ve been through some of the initial growing pains, you’ve earned your spurs bootstrapping the business and now you’re ready to kick on to the next […]
Posted on 8th November 2017 in Start-ups.
Richard Harris from Okappy outlines the key characteristics of building a start-up.
Posted on 3rd November 2017 in Start-ups.
The inception of any business is both thrilling and terrifying. In order to rapidly grow your company, it’s important to consider taking calculated risks, but you need to have confidence that these will pay off. Getting your business to the stage of being able to expand its workforce is a major milestone for any startup […]
If you’re a start-up working out of your garage or from your kitchen table, moving into an office can feel like a daunting decision to make. It’s costly and the benefits aren’t always tangible. After all, no one wants to make the mistake of moving into a space that doesn’t fit their business needs.
Posted on 9th December 2016 in Start-ups.
When it comes to starting a business, women under 35 appear to have the magic touch, as they are more likely to succeed than their male counterparts, according to new research.