Bizdaq CEO Sean Mallong believes selling a business has never been easier, as he tells Real Business two years after being recognised as a disruptive startup.
Most leaders will agree running a company means mistakes and difficulties along the way, but burying your head in the sand will only make them worse.
Every company is a startup in the beginning. You’re staring down the barrel at a huge market opportunity and big challenges – it’s unavoidable.
Girl Meets Dress has achieved ecommerce success with its designer dress rental service, but it effectively created its sector, which meant founder Anna Bance had to be adaptive to the challenges she faced.
From a standing start in 2013, HonestBrew has been a forerunner in the subscription beer business despite dealing with some unusual corporate bullying.
When it comes to the night time economy, it’s been a bumpy ride. And while the market has come a long way, 24-hour London is still a work in progress.
Henry Ford, Nicola Tesla, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg share numerous traits. Not only do they challenge convention, they are also left-handed. And according to scientists, that very fact made them excellent problem solvers.
The demand for digital skills has clearly outstripped supply. Against the backdrop of political and economic uncertainty, London Tech Week is the ideal time to remind our thriving city to fight to retain the title of Europe’s biggest hub – and that it needs to step up efforts to keep its digital darlings.
I’ve gone through the business lifecycle, from creation, to growth and maturing before eventual sale, and am now launching a second startup. It’s been quite a ride.
What challenges do companies need to face in order to thrive in the future? It’s a question technology presenter Stephen Kelly asked a panel at the Konica Minolta event in Berlin.
For SMEs, there will be many 2017 business challenges and much uncertainty, but this also presents an array of opportunities across many sectors thanks to the more connected world and advances in technology.
Thermoseal Group is no stranger to winning accolades, with Export Champion of the Year being the latest title bestowed upon it at the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards. Intrigued by the company’s journey thus far, we talked with managing director Gwain Paterson, who attributed much of its success to overcoming challenges.