Insurance entrepreneur Peter Wood has bought out Lloyds Banking Group’s stake in esure, the online insurer.
King of Shaves went head-to-head against Gillette this week, with both companies launching a new range of razors. Real Business speaks to the King himself about what the future holds.
Three of Britain’s top entrepreneurial small companies have been awarded £40,000 each in a competition to find businesses with innovative ideas for tackling climate change.
"He was an entrepreneur. He was a nice guy. He was always looking for something to do," says Walt Morrison, son of Walter Frederick Morrison, the inventor of the Frisbee, who died this week aged 90.
When the new decade began, the PR gurus at Google were hoping 2010 was going to be the year of the Nexus One. The new phone was hailed as the greatest innovation in communication technology since Marconi decided there had to be more to life than writing letters. But, so far, the Nexus One hasn’t quite been the success story they were hoping for.
Jos White – the entrepreneur behind MessageLabs – has set up an investment vehicle and advisory business to help early to mid-stage digital businesses. He tells Real Business about investment cycles, "impatient money" and spotting the next big thing.