The new Sage 50 2008 accounting package (formerly Line 50) is good, but is it flexible enough to grow with your business?
Seb Bishop, pioneer of pay-per-click advertising and founder of MIVA, reports back from rural Uganda, where he’s pondering the growing eco-tourism market.
It’s not about you, it’s about the mission.
Business journals often publish articles outlining the qualities of a successful entrepreneur. They list things such as “a strong belief in themselves”, “competitive by nature”, “open to change”. But there’s another secret to success: astrology.
Rowell Tan, the CFO of JSM Indochina, has been appointed to the board of the retail and residential investment and development company.
Rob Smith has resigned as FD of Eco City Vehicles.
Fuller Smith & Turner FD James Douglas told me that 75 per cent of the time, being an FD in one public company is like being an FD in any other.
One of my sincerest held beliefs is always to be counter-cyclical. Easier to do when you are free and single – i.e. going on holiday when the kids are at school, Christmas shopping on Boxing Day, and so on.
If you’re looking to make a quick wad in the sex toy market, you might consider a drop ship scheme. Monique Carty, founder of Sextoys.co.uk, did.
Stephano Passantino is an eBay entrepreneur who’s graduated to the big league. He now runs his own website – Lastseason.com.
Last week I interviewed Mike Batt, the founder of the record label Dramatico Entertainment, about the company’s turbo-charged growth of 106 per cent over the past four years.
Plenty of entrepreneurs are hitting the headlines today.