Jack Hidary, senior adviser to Google X Lab – the department responsible for Google Glass and self-driving cars – spoke to Real Business about his involvement with Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) and explains that a leap of faith into the unknown is often required for success.
The SVC2UK campaign is designed to unite innovative British and European entrepreneurs and startups, supported with mentors from American technology titans who will help them navigate the choppy waters of scale-up. We've spoken to SVC2UK mentor Michael Shepherd, managing director of GrowthPoint Technology Partners to discover what he considers an innovative concept and what startups can do to encourage investment.
Despite how many sectors have complained about government regulations, not all believe they are restrictive in nature.
UK businesses are crossing their fingers and hoping that Christmas comes early this year.
As Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) comes to an end, it is revealed that the UK is definitely gaining ground in the entrepreneurial race.
More than £10bn worth of contracts are up for grabs in the High Speed 2 project – how can you win a slice?
From a non-entrepreneur's perspective, what is it like to work with you? Here are the six things every person working with an entrepreneur needs to know.
When chancellor George Osborne unlocked his red briefcase last year the business community was probably quite surprised about what came out, but how has it had an impact one year on?
Depreciating vehicle assets remain a big burden for UK SMEs, as businesses continue to stick with ownership.
A 'Graduate Employment Around the World' study revealed that the UK fell short of the top five countries for graduate employment.
Businesses should not bear all the brunt when it comes to skill shortages as the trend can be traced back to schools.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) announced an opinion giving a green light to the long-standing aim to create a unitary patent and unified patent litigation system. Although such opinions are not binding on the court, which is expected to issue its final judgment in the middle of next year, news of the opinion of Advocate General Bot will be a huge boost to the chances of the project becoming a reality.