Manchester-based instant messaging startup Nivo raises £2 million for expansion and product innovation.
More than four-fifths of businesses surveyed reported that broadband deals are fundamental to operations, so it is encouraging that 82 per cent of business owners claim they are well-catered for by the communications market.
In an era of email, Slack, Skype and Google Hangouts, I’m a great believer that meeting face-to-face increases the chances of striking a deal – and I’m not alone.
For business leaders in need of software investment guidance, webexpenses CEO Adam Reynolds provides some insight on finding the right deal and making sure it produces the benefits it should.
With RIT Capital Partners announcing it has walked away from a potential £5bn merger with UK rival Alliance Trust, it now joins a long line of M&A deals before it, both public and private, which have collapsed late in the day.
We’ve come to that time in the New Year when bosses and investors look back on the data accumulated by shops throughout the Christmas season. Next was the first to release such data and it wasn’t great news – either for the retailer or for other high street stores.
With the amount of venture capital being injected into growing British firms growing each quarter, here are the ten businesses which have banked the most between the beginning of July and the end of September.
Amazon Local, the Groupon-like division of the online retailer, which works with merchants to sell daily deals to nearby restaurants, spas and so on, is to be closed on 18 December.
Canny consumers are being less loyal to big brands as they look around for deals, with unbranded products from retailers such as Aldi and Lidl proving increasingly popular.
The battle amongst global technology companies to stay ahead of the innovation curve has seen Microsoft up its activity and emerge as the leading technology acquirer during the beginning of the year.
For businesses considering raising an equity funding round in the near future, Real Business pulls together the investment firms which are most active across the three stages of growth.
Established as a way of determining whether particular mergers and acquisitions might have a detrimental effect on a specific sector, we look at the finer details of the Competition Markets Authority.