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 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.
Wednesday 12 February 2014
THE STATE’S many faces have been tearing pieces out of each other as the water level rises around London commuter towns. Who is to blame for England’s flooding crisis?
Tuesday 11 February 2014
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 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 27 January 2014
FOR THOSE seeking a model of the classroom of the future, Estonia is often high up the list.
Friday 24 January 2014
IT’S BEEN called the riddle of peacefulness. Many think crime is a growing problem: a 2013 Ipsos Mori study found that 58 per cent didn’t believe it was falling, while 51 per cent thought violent crime was getting worse.
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.
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Conning Asset Management
Monday 09 December 2013
TECH City has just turned three. There is some confusion over what this actually means, however.
Thursday 05 December 2013
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Monday 02 December 2013
Friday 29 November 2013
Thursday 28 November 2013
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Thursday 21 November 2013
A new book argues that cultural values can make or break a corporate strategy
Monday 18 November 2013
IT’S GLOBAL Entrepreneurship Week, and this year’s theme (Take a Step Forward) is more timely than usual.
Monday 11 November 2013
UK STARTUPS don’t lack enthusiasm (over 440,000 have been founded in 2013 so far), but Britain lags behind the US in the number that reach scale. This is an economically important issue.
Monday 28 October 2013
DEMOCRATIC publishing has arrived. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing allows authors to upload e-books, earn royalties from sales, while bypassing traditional publishing industry gatekeepers. Createspace does the same for physical books.
Monday 21 October 2013
HOW CAN you decide on the best method of financing your business’s growth?
Monday 14 October 2013
THINK of food innovation and the cronut (a croissant/doughnut) or the duffin (its doughnut/muffin cousin) may come to mind.