The Card and Gift Company may only be small but managing director Andrew Gibson insists they have a lot of fun, partly because of the nature of the business.
Duncan McDonald spends his mornings delivering post around Cardiff. But he’s no Postman Pat. This “blood-sucking leech” preys on hapless firms by stealing their names and bribing them for six-figure sums. It might not be moral – but it’s pure genius.
Ex-Dragons’ Den star Doug Richard launched his latest business venture – free mobile phone service Trutap – in London last year. But starting up a company near King’s Cross station doesn’t compare to California’s Palo Alto. And it’s not just the lack of sunshine that’s getting Richard’s goat.
Vibrant Energy Surveys, one of the UK’s largest providers of energy performance certificates, has attracted £1.35m from venture capital trust fund Close Ventures.
Ah, the sweet corrupting influences of success, wealth and power. LA billionaire Henry Nicholas III, founder of silicon chip firm Broadcom, is embroiled in a media furore today as rampant tales of orgies, excess and Led Zeppelin hit the headlines.