Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chair of Asia’s largest biotechnology company Biocon India, is a rarity in Asian corporate life: a woman who has built a major international business with global sales of £465bn and a presence in 75 countries – all from a garage startup.
Entrepreneurs Mitesh Soma of Chemist Direct, Liam Wood of enviro-lights.co.uk and Claire Young of The Apprentice fame are backing a Google initiative to get 100,000 businesses online with a free website by the end of 2010.
Group buying discount sites seem to be all the rage this week, but one site in particular caught our eye: Groupola.com, Mark Pearson’s newest business venture.
When should you be allowed to launch your own business? Is 15 years a little young? Not according to budding entrepreneur Sam Burke, who founded his own recovery business last year.
If you’re a young entrepreneur looking to gain some international experience, you’re in luck. The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs scheme has just been extended for a second year, and could soon become a permanent fixture.
Search heavyweight Bigmouthmedia today merged with LBi to create "Europe’s largest digital agency". Following the announcement, Bigmouthmedia founder Steve Leach tells Real Business about sabbaticals and sleepless nights.