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Monday 03 March 2014
WORKING 5 to 9 isn’t a Dolly Parton misprint, but the title of a book by Enterprise Nation’s Emma Jones on the growing popularity of part-time startups.
Monday 03 March 2014
...STARTUPS CROWDFUNDING THIS MONTH Blue Crow Media Target: £50,000 for 5 per cent Creates apps for consumers to discover casual food and drink venues in London and New York. Raised: £13,850 via Seedrs 79 days left
Thursday 27 February 2014
But choosing the right electives is just one half of ensuring you get the most out of your executive education
Thursday 27 February 2014
THE DIFFICULT decisions for executive MBA (EMBA) candidates don’t begin and end with the choice of business school. Once offers are accepted, students are faced with an enormous range of study options.
Monday 24 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Adam & Eve’s Jon Forsyth about the importance of agility
Monday 24 February 2014
Coca-Cola to reinvest $1bn in marketing after fall in sales
Monday 24 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Coco di Mama founders Daniel Land and Jeremy Sanders – the childhood friends and pasta fanatics who are bringing quick service Italian to professionals across the City
Monday 24 February 2014
...upcoming events for entrepreneurs How to attract the right investors 27 February, 2pm-6pm Half day workshop from The Funding Game to explore how to attract the right investors to your business. The British Library, £40
Friday 21 February 2014
As I watched the tragic plight of the Ukrainian people this week, the arrival of an email entitled “Need state Identification project” made me question further the way that we think about brands and customers.
With struggling nations across the
Wednesday 19 February 2014
Real-time data and integrated reports are sparking debate
Monday 17 February 2014
Annabel Palmer discusses trends with Gwyn Jones, BBH’s group chief executive
Monday 17 February 2014
Samsung launches brand marketing platform
Monday 17 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks travelling, Topman, and the English weather with Rob Forkan – the tsunami orphan who co-founded  new flip flop brand Gandys
Monday 17 February 2014
IF YOU’RE an optimistic sort, you may be more likely to live longer, feel less lonely, and be generally happier than those eternal pessimists who eke out their existences in constant worry.
Monday 17 February 2014
...NETWORKING SITES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Friday 14 February 2014
I find a useful shorthand definition for ‘brand’ is the combination of product and reputation - where reputation is past performance and future promise.
Monday 10 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to the co-founders of Secret Escapes about their adventures in the online travel industry
Monday 10 February 2014
FEW NEED telling about the growth of peer-to-peer lending. Whether driven away by dissatisfaction with traditional banking, or pulled by attractive returns and convenience, lenders and borrowers are increasing interested.
Monday 10 February 2014
...CO-WORKING SPACES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Paul Frampton is looking to startups for interesting new routes to market
Monday 10 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Havas Media’s Paul Frampton
Monday 10 February 2014
McVitie’s in “family of brands” £12m relaunch
Friday 07 February 2014
Rich or poor, there’s one thing that everyone is striving for – individualism. While one woman’s individuality comes via a limited edition un-badged Hermes bag, another person’s comes from a Coke bottle with their name on it.
Monday 03 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks trends with Tracy De Groose
Monday 03 February 2014
@LiamWardProud WITH online marketing campaigns accounting for an ever greater share of advertising budgets, digital posters and billboards are catching up fast.
Monday 03 February 2014
Jamie Oliver launches ad production business
Monday 03 February 2014
Annabel Palmer talks matchmaking with Lovestruck founders Brett Harding and Laurence Holloway
Monday 03 February 2014
BY PLEDGING to cut red tape, open up more government contracts to small companies, and use state R&D budgets to encourage innovation, politicians of all stripes spent last week promoting the entrepreneurial economy. But are they keeping pace?
Monday 03 February 2014
...INCUBATOR SPACES YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD OF
Friday 31 January 2014
What should the consumer make of the recent spat between Adidas and Sports Direct, and how will the unfolding saga affect each brand?
James Eder
Monday 27 January 2014
Annabel Palmer talks student life and staple diets with James Eder, founder of marketing firm The Beans Group
Monday 27 January 2014
FOR THOSE seeking a model of the classroom of the future, Estonia is often high up the list.
Monday 27 January 2014
...STARTUPS CROWDFUNDING THIS MONTH
Karen Blackett’s first big break came in 1993: “I got my foot in the door in what, at the time, was a closed industry where nepotism was rife”
Monday 27 January 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to MediaCom’s Karen Blackett
Monday 27 January 2014
@LiamWardProud
Monday 27 January 2014
Telefonica plans £200m media planning pitch
Rowan Gormley
Monday 20 January 2014
Annabel Palmer talks to Rowan Gormley, the South African taking on wine’s giants with venture Naked Wines
Monday 20 January 2014
FOR BUSINESSES seeking scale, the process of funding growth is often characterised as an escalator – with founders initially staking personal capital, then finding angel support, then venture capital, and ultimately accessing public markets.
Monday 20 January 2014
...UPCOMING EVENTS FOR ENTREPRENEURS Don’t Pitch Me, Bro! 30 January, 6-10pm A 3 Beards event giving entrepreneurs feedback on their startup from their peers. No pitches, just demos. £5 Wayra UK, WC1E 6JA
Game-changer: Paul Sulyok says his business has unrivalled depth of research on its users
Monday 13 January 2014
Annabel Palmer talks Grand Theft Auto and going East with Paul Sulyok, founder of commerce platform Green Man Gaming
Monday 13 January 2014
...FREE APPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS Asana asana.com/apps WHAT: Task management app offering real-time interaction across a company.
Stanford Graduate School
Thursday 09 January 2014
Business has gone global and business schools have followed, with most now claiming to offer international reach
Thursday 09 January 2014
THE CAPITAL’S status as an international hub for business is matched by a strong offering of MBA programmes. And for applicants able to afford the cost of living, it is well worth considering what London’s business schools have to offer.
Graham Wellesley (left) and Anthony Fane are certain their venture will succeed
Monday 16 December 2013
Annabel Palmer talks with lending platform founders Anthony Fane and Graham Wellesley
Monday 16 December 2013
DO YOU ever get sick of people banging on about the evils of alcohol? Health this, irresponsibility that. Let’s just, for once, ignore them and spend a moment recognising the wonderful effects of occasional drinking!
Dean completes the mudder of all obstacle courses
Monday 09 December 2013
Annabel Palmer talks strength, endurance and electric wires with Will Dean, co-founder of Tough Mudder and Englishman in New York
The chancellor needs to do more – and he knows it
Monday 09 December 2013
ENTREPRENEURS are rarely political animals and don’t often get involved in the dirty business of politics. However, there are few people who are more impacted – for better or worse – by public policy.
Silicon Roundabout has been genuinely successful as a startup hub
Monday 09 December 2013
TECH City has just turned three. There is some confusion over what this actually means, however.

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