It’s the ultimate university spin-out success story. David Milne and Wolfson Microelectronics – who won both the Entrepreneur of the Year and Company of the Year categories at the 2006 Growing Business Awards (jointly held by Real Business magazine and the CBI) – are a shining example of how the application of great science and dogged business skills can lead to a brilliant business.
As Milne says: "Each time you move up a level, you feel very uneasy and it takes a while to settle down. One stage isn’t necessarily harder than the next – there are just different issues to deal with.”
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