Beverage business RUNA has secured a handful of of new investors, one of whom is Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio – who has donated his shares to indigenous groups around the Amazon.
Gadgets are a great way for entrepreneurs to stay connected – and play – thus news of a $15,000 smartphone on the market lead of weekly list of top ten articles, followed by a look at the strange public holidays – which include Melon Day.
Of the ten companies paying staff the highest median salary in Britain, only one is actually based there, research from Glassdoor has revealed.
Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM) strove to find out what kept family business owners awake at night – and found ten key issues the majority faced.
The ease of starting a business in the UK has just improved, with the Enterprise Bill having received Royal Assent and becoming the Enterprise Act.
Blow – dubbed the “Uber for beauty” – has been taken to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs by co-founder Fiona McIntosh, the former Grazia editor-in-chief, which will open up funding opportunities to customers and investors alike.
Fresh from adding a new supply of finance for European entrepreneurs, which arrived in the form of £100m, Octopus Ventures has added a mobile games entrepreneur with ties to Google and Amazon to the team.
A tale of pride and prejudice has led our top ten articles this week, as entrepreneur Alfie Best told us of the hurdles he faced as a gypsy building up a £200m enterprise, while readers were also keen to read about Tottenham Hotspur shares and daredevil bosses.
Following poor performance results from Argos and the continuing troubles at British Home Stores, it’s been suggested that the focus for reinvigorating the high street should primarily involve smaller, more innovative retailers rather than large traditional brands.
From the company founder looking to take on the taboo period and incontinence market to a British novelist, the 2016 First Women Awards reveals 74 remarkable finalists tearing down conventions and reshaping British business.
The government has emphasised the importance of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) – saying it is not just for big firms.
KPMG Enterprise and CB Insights unveiled research which found that despite the UK's success in the VC world, the slump faced by the rest of the world is starting to trickle in.