Business VoIP telephony and Internet provider Gradwell has today announced plans to make it self four times larger in four years – supported by a £1.15 million investment from regional equity fund Altitude Partners LLP.
Investors are being urged to wake up to the great tax advantages available to supporters of Britain’s fast-growing businesses as investing in dynamic companies in need of growth capital can reap returns of up to 75 per cent.
Universal Fuels, one of the fastest growing oil suppliers in the UK, raised £100,000 through the crowdfunding siteCrowdcube. The deal makes founder Oliver Morgan, aged 20, the youngest entrepreneur in the world to successfully raise investment through equity-based crowdfunding.
Student entrepreneurs with bright ideas are being encouraged at Lancaster University, where two new products are being developed for the mass market by undergraduates.
Fans of Darlington Football Club have taken the future of their much-loved team into their own hands by aiming to be the first sports club in the World to use a crowdfunding website to raise funds.
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.
Angel investment was recognised by the Prime Minister as the most important source of capital for start-up and early stage businesses at a event held at No 10 Downing St last Friday.