A corporate and startup partnership can have huge benefits for both sides, as Real Business found out when it sat down with FTSE 100 firm Sage and fintech company GoCardless.
It’s often the poison of choice for ambitious entrepreneurs looking to fuel growth, but what exactly happens in a venture capital deal? Real Business goes under the bonnet to find out.
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.
Having already moved into the enterprise space through the creation of Amazon Web Services and Amazon Marketplace, the commerce company has created Amazon Business to meet procurement needs.
Martin Jordan, head of business development for Wayra UK, looks at the much-discussed topic of business mentoring – sharing his top ten insights.
Despite having to deal with all kinds of issues in his clients’ companies, Simon Whitehead realised the value of a bird’s eye view of his startup business.
Small business numbers are at an all-time high – there are 5.4m currently in operation in the UK and the numbers continue to rise year-on-year. But you’d be surprised how frustrated startup Britain is at the moment.
Travelling between the US and UK, entrepreneur Lee Biggins has enjoyed stepping back from his expanding corporate empire to embrace the startup vibe.
Laura McLeod, senior digital marketing manager at 99designs, compares the two cities that claim to be Europe’s number one hub for digital startups – London and Berlin – to find out which really is the best place for a tech startup to flourish.
If you're tired of posed pictures and the selfie obsession then you'll probably enjoy the story of Ranjet Chohan and his business Pollpic – set up to provide people with a second opinion through social media.
Garth Fryer, director of WAE, a leading London-based global service design consultancy, talks about the difficulties of setting up an internal startup company
A trip to the Baltic state of Lithuania unveiled a burgeoning new startup hub, several investment opportunities and a possible solution to the UK's "scale-up" woes.