When developing social networks, the biggest challenge for start-ups may not be safeguarding against failure so much as preparing for massive success.
What do we think about companies that don’t have receptionists?
Pat Reeves and Rohan Blacker founded their online sofa retailer in 2006. Their proposition? To make buying a sofa as quick and painless as possible.
Elizabeth Gooch set up software firm eg solutions when she was just 26. Without any prior entrepreneurial experience or university education, she built eg into a business worth £12m and took it public in 2005. Now she’s dealing with the rollercoaster ride of being on AIM.
Real Business is nerding out big time today. We wanted to find out if there was a fictional Rich List. One that dealt exclusively with cartoon characters and other figments of the imagination. Turns out there is…