Founded by a husband and wife, Absolute Barrister is an online service designed to bring order to the legal system by connecting consumers and businesses alike to affordable barristers for a range of matters, which has sealed its space on our Everline Future 50 2016.
Following Zoopla’s investment in a handful of proptech startups, Real Business has spoken with founder Alex Chesterman and other rising companies in the sector to discuss what the British property market should prepare for as technology merges with tradition.
Finance veteran Frank Mukahanana worked in the industry for over 13 years, including stints at big names like Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. He then setup his own ethical fintech disruptor QuidCycle in 2013. The company has gone from strength to strength and has been named in the Everline Future 50 2016.
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UK interactive video startup Smartzer, which creates shoppable clips, has secured a $250,000 investment to take total funding to $650,000. We spoke with founder and CEO Karoline Gross about the milestone, winning big name clients including Marks & Spencer and Puma, and life in a male-dominated sector.
While we often hear about government-backed trade missions to far-flung corners on the globe, what actually happens while companies are away and does anything happen off the back of them? Real Business was granted exclusive access to find out more.
In part two of our interview with Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann, Real Business asks about the evolution of crowdfunding and why big brands are starting to see the benefit of using the platform to remove risk and unnecessary cost from product development.
In the first section of a two-part feature charting the rise of crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, Real Business hears from co-founder Danae Ringelmann about how it came to fruition and the arts-based background that started it all off.
With the latest instalment of our annual Everline Future 50 initiative now only days away, Real Business goes back to its first year and finds out how Secret Escapes, a company billed as "hotel porn", has gone from a disruptive idea to one with a multi-million pound turnover and big plans to further shake up the travel industry.
Always eager to cover both sides of the argument, Real Business canvassed the opinion of entrepreneurs and business owners on both sides of the European Union membership debate – producing some fascinating and explosive comments.
Having learnt his trade in the finance space working for the likes of HSBC and RBS, Jonathan Young decided to join one of the clients he’d been working with and told Real Business all about the switch.
As Real Business continues its 30 Digital Champions campaign with Microsoft, CLAW is the latest small company we’ve tracked down. We speak with young business owner Fabian Clark about how the technology will help him take his street food venture from markets to a fixed restaurant in the next year.
London-based digital startup Carwow recently celebrated reaching one million online users, just weeks after picking up a venture capital investment worth £12.5m. Real Business spoke with one of the co-founders of the innovative auto-buying platform, James Hind, about becoming a digital car dealer.