10 entrepreneurs’ tips to create a million pound start-up

October 2nd, 2015|

Some of the UK’s most successful businessmen and women share their top tips to help your new business thrive…
Starting a business isn’t easy, as many entrepreneurs will tell you. However, there are strategies and processes that you can put in place to maximise your chances of success.

We caught up with 10 of the UK’s leading […]

Tech Startup Funding: Crowdfunding or VC

September 12th, 2015|

Free driving navigation app, Navmii, is in the middle of a Crowdcube campaign to crowdfund £1 million for its AI-fuelled personal assistant. Two days in, the app (valued at £25 million) had raised near £200,000. Techworld asks why it chose to crowdsource, and speaks to two UK startups that went a different route.

Navmii’s free mobile navigation app uses voice-guided […]

Pot Startups And Marijuana Angel Investors Are “Growing” Fast

September 5th, 2015|

Marijuana is big business, and I don’t mean in the illegal sense. Pot is slowly eradicating its misconception as a drop out drug for bums and hippies, which its been labeled as since the early 60’s.

Often perceived  as a recreational drug for liberal, free spirited and creative types, marijuana or weed as its commonly known has become an interesting and […]

Secrets To Scaling Up: Not All Funding Is Created Equal

September 1st, 2015|

When you are scaling up your business one of the most important elements to get right is funding. Without sufficient investment coming into the business at the right time, all efforts to grow it from startup to the next big thing will be thwarted.

The past few years have seen the emergence of several new funding […]

Apply to the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London NOW

September 1st, 2015|

Vacation month is coming to a close in Europe and not a moment too soon. Applications are now open for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London.

If you’re new to the whole “Battlefield” thing, let’s clear a few things up. The Battlefield isTechCrunch’s premiere startup competition.Three times per year, the Battlefield takes place at TechCrunch Disrupt, […]

Australia takes first step toward Bitcoin as currency

August 4th, 2015|

In a positive sign for financial technology startups, a government inquiry has set the stage for the digital currency Bitcoin to be treated like regular money in Australia.

A Senate Economics References Committee review considering digital currencies in Australia has recommended they should be treated like any other currency for the purposes of the Goods and […]