While seven million tourists visit York each year, it’s the big retail chains that truly benefit, Joe Gardham is convinced. He believes there’s limited room for small players – and that it’s partly the reason why less than two per cent of university graduates remain in the city.
New research from insurance firm Hiscox has shed light on the level of global serial entrepreneurship, and found mentorship plays a huge role in success.
Traf-O-Data by Bill Gates? Ever heard of it? No? Well, me neither. But the business tycoon-cum-billionaire philanthropist is quite the serial entrepreneur, thanks to his initial venture.
Female entrepreneurs across the UK now have access to the support they need to achieve funding and growth in the business world, thanks to the launch of AllBright.
As part of our Business Class section, we’ve spoken with serial entrepreneur Alfie Best, a man who revealed his Romany gypsy upbringing saw him faced with hurdles and stereotypes – a problem he turned into profit by using enterprise to unlock the high-life.
Marco Robinson’s entrepreneurial activities know no bounds with the serial business owner operating across multiple sectors – property being the most lucrative. He talks to Real Business about his adventures, which have taken him to the Playboy Mansion, as part of our Business Class section.
With private family photo-sharing and messaging app Togethera having just charged itself with £220,000 worth of expansion capital, we grilled co-founder Sokratis Papafloratos on what it takes to secure the backing of successful entrepreneurs like the founders of Secret Escapes and Shutl.
As a business backed by a big corporate and one of Britain's most successful entrepreneurs, Doddle's fast growth might be unsurprising. However, charged with an investment of £24m, it is already looking beyond UK borders and attracting the interest of big brands.
As a young entrepreneur, business owner or manager, it can be difficult to be taken seriously. Here are some tips that will help you to lead effectively.
More than 15,000 people on LinkedIn currently describe themselves as "serial entrepreneurs", an indication that starting more than one business is seen by most of us as a good trait and something worth shouting about.
A software company set up to better the relationship between hotels and guests has banked $2m through a funding round supported by Episode 1 Ventures and Notion Capital.
Real Business meets serial marketing entrepreneur Mike Cottman.