Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka opens Sage Summit 2016

Real Business is currently in attendance at the Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago. Kicking off day one in a memorable fashion to set the tone for the week, former American football star and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka led the grand opening of the event, which is set to have 15,000 entrepreneurs in attendance.

Why Brexit spells opportunity for the UK mid-market

It's easy to get fixated on what the terms of any Brexit deal are likely to be, and therefore what kind of market access we are likely to enjoy. We can though be relatively certain that a deal will be worked out that gives UK firms, whether exporting goods or raising capital, access to the EU.

Seven crowdfunding success rules for inventive startups

Starting out in business as a product designer isn’t easy. Far from it. Design is an incredibly competitive profession. While the UK is reasonably supportive of homegrown designers and inventors, the British can struggle to succeed for two main reasons.

With the right technology, work life is a beach

Holidays are a time to recharge, have fun and spend time with friends and family. Taking time out of work provides the perfect chance to switch off from the day-to-day routine which is often exhausting for anyone running a small business. However, for many SME owners it is not easy to switch off completely.