When it comes to the night time economy, it’s been a bumpy ride. And while the market has come a long way, 24-hour London is still a work in progress.
Henry Ford, Nicola Tesla, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg share numerous traits. Not only do they challenge convention, they are also left-handed. And according to scientists, that very fact made them excellent problem solvers.
The demand for digital skills has clearly outstripped supply. Against the backdrop of political and economic uncertainty, London Tech Week is the ideal time to remind our thriving city to fight to retain the title of Europe’s biggest hub – and that it needs to step up efforts to keep its digital darlings.
I’ve gone through the business lifecycle, from creation, to growth and maturing before eventual sale, and am now launching a second startup. It’s been quite a ride.
What challenges do companies need to face in order to thrive in the future? It’s a question technology presenter Stephen Kelly asked a panel at the Konica Minolta event in Berlin.
For SMEs, there will be many 2017 business challenges and much uncertainty, but this also presents an array of opportunities across many sectors thanks to the more connected world and advances in technology.
Thermoseal Group is no stranger to winning accolades, with Export Champion of the Year being the latest title bestowed upon it at the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards. Intrigued by the company’s journey thus far, we talked with managing director Gwain Paterson, who attributed much of its success to overcoming challenges.
A formidable business duo, Jon Taylor and Paul Beasley will be sharing the story of Transline Group growth through their Founders Diaries entries.
A desire to have Travel Counsellors famous for its customer service is driving Steve Byrne on, as he’ll be revealing in his entries for Founders Diaries.
Richard Blandford, founder of Fordway, firmly believes when things get tough, doing nothing is not an option – as he’ll be explaining in Founders Diaries.
Simon Whitehead, partner at HRC Law, recently hit the £1m turnover mark and has joined our Founders Diaries section to share his growth stories.
Kicking off day two of the Sage Summit 2016, Sage CEO Stephen Kelly grilled Richard Branson on stage, which saw the billionaire entrepreneur discuss chasing the impossible and how he overcame his darkest day.