Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is more than just a pedestal for businesses to stand upon when wanting to express the kind of values that consumers have come to expect.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes agreed to settle charges that allege she raised over $700m of investment by making false claims about the firm’s technology. Consequently, she will be fined $500,000.
Real Business unveils ten technology companies that raised £80m and over in 2017, with virtual reality firm Improbable leading the way.
The Christmas rush of finalising budgets and planning office parties is firmly out of the way. It’s a time of year when many bosses start putting their corporate social responsibility plans together. But where do you begin?
From a standing start in 2013, HonestBrew has been a forerunner in the subscription beer business despite dealing with some unusual corporate bullying.
As a man well versed in securing investment from institutional backers, a new fundraising push has got Giles Fuchs looking back on how he’s honed his technique for banking growth capital.
Boom Cycle was first on the spinning scene in 2011, but now faces intense competition. Here’s how it plans to use a £2.1m investment to dominate indoor cycling.
Adam Smith may have coined the phrase, but Napoleon made it famous: England is a “nation of shopkeepers”. Today, Britain is a nation of startups, with a record 608,100 new companies formed in 2016 alone. But when it comes to helping startups to scale, we have lamentably failed.
Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud has one again utilised the power of the crowd to raise funding for his sustainable homes business, with nearly £2m raised so far.
With equity crowdfunding on the rise, Real Business brings you 2016’s ten biggest crowdfunding deals – including a beer brand and one swapping currency.
More companies in the technology space were backed by venture capital and institutional sources than during the market peak back in 2000, new findings from Ascendant Corporate Finance have found.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voted to legalise equity crowdfunding in the US, and British fundraising platform Seedrs is ready to capitalise on the opportunity with an American expansion.