ResearchGate, the largest professional network for scientists and researchers, today announced the completion of its Series B financing.
E-commerce businesses focus time and money on providing customers with efficient and flexible delivery options. However, many companies neglect to extend this attention to the return of unwanted goods. Paul Galpin, Managing Director of P2P Mailing, looks at the importance of assessing and managing this vital process.
A leading UK entrepreneur said today that the predicted increased marketing spend for 2012 was evidence of the ‘first shoots of the economic revival’.
A new accelerator programme launched today by Ex-Dragon and CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw, James Caan, is offering first class business support and access to multi-million pound funding for the UK’s most innovative green entrepreneurs.
One year since Exeter-based entrepreneurs Darren Westlake and Luke Lang launched Crowdcube, they claim to have helped business raise £2.3 million from investors – members of the public and high net worth individuals.
GoCardless, the new service which allows you to collect money directly from your customers’ bank accounts has gone live providing a real, and cost effective, alternative to accepting credit and debit cards.
Controversy over the City’s rewards structure has been well documented, but few have researched whether or not pay incentives actually work. Here, the Nic Fleming tackles the bonus debate head on…
The annual technological “hands across the water” initiative, known as Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK), was particularly inspiring this year, at a time when the Government is looking to tech entrepreneurs to stimulate economic growth, according to Charles Armstrong, a government advisor on entrepreneurship, innovation and technology policy.
Raising finance is very difficult and as many are starting the process with a view to driving their businesses forward in this new year, but with banks still unwilling to lend to many we spoke to Guy Rigby, entrepreneur, mentor and now Head of Entrepreneurial Services at Smith & Williamson, the accountancy and investment management group who is an expert on the topic of raising equity finance.
Business angel networks do not offer value for money for either investors or entrepreneurs, according to an analysis of the fast growing start-up investment market.
Following its purchase in November of offers business Keynoir, Time Out Group, the world’s leading source of information and ticketing for arts and entertainment has acquired the Kelkoo Select daily offers business.
In May the Business Growth Fund established to help Britain’s fast growing smaller and medium sized businesses, opened for business. Now six months on and against a background of slow economic growth, it urges UK businesses to act on their growth ambitions and consider how best they can be financed for the future?