start-ups

80 per cent of UK teenagers 'don't want to found start-ups'
Business strategy

80 per cent of UK teenagers 'don't want to found start-ups'

Most young people say it's too risky to become entrepreneurs
22 Mar 2016
Start-up doubts Osborne's commitment to Northern Powerhouse
Business strategy

Start-up doubts Osborne's commitment to Northern Powerhouse

Start-ups react to Budget 2016 announcements
17 Mar 2016
59% of UK entrepreneurs under 35 now women, study finds
Business strategy

59% of UK entrepreneurs under 35 now women, study finds

The majority of entrepreneurs in the UK between ages 18-24 are women, beating the global average
9 Mar 2016
Are risk-averse VCs harming UK start-ups' growth prospects?
Business strategy

Are risk-averse VCs harming UK start-ups' growth prospects?

Investors focus too much on user numbers and want 'finished products', finds report
7 Mar 2016
UK 'lags behind' Europe in digital performance
Digital Britain
Business strategy

UK 'lags behind' Europe in digital performance

Europe continues to grow, but the UK still needs to improve on digital skills and public services
25 Feb 2016
UK start-ups want to remain in EU, finds Coadec
Business strategy

UK start-ups want to remain in EU, finds Coadec

Most entrepreneurs will vote to stay when the EU referendum comes, citing skills access and single market
25 Feb 2016
JustEat and Google join TechHub Swansea's start-up scheme
Business strategy

JustEat and Google join TechHub Swansea's start-up scheme

Wales' first accelerator programme offers start-ups £10,000 and free deskspace
22 Feb 2016
Start-up: Tech North shouldn't bow to "London narrative"
Business strategy

Start-up: Tech North shouldn't bow to "London narrative"

Two more senior members are leaving Tech North
19 Feb 2016
UK and Israel to invest in cybersecurity start-ups
Data security
Security

UK and Israel to invest in cybersecurity start-ups

The government's partnership with the Israeli start-up scene will battle cybersecurity threats
18 Feb 2016
Top tech execs to mentor early stage e-commerce startups
Business strategy

Top tech execs to mentor early stage e-commerce startups

Start-ups in the e-commerce space will receive support and advice from experienced entrepreneurs
11 Feb 2016
Migrant workers key to fuelling digital start-ups' growth
Business strategy

Migrant workers key to fuelling digital start-ups' growth

Nesta says migration laws must not compromise UK tech sector, as Tech Nation report highlights growth
11 Feb 2016
Will Android co-founder deliver the next big AI innovation?
Business strategy

Will Android co-founder deliver the next big AI innovation?

Rubin's AI incubator, Playground Global, offers start-ups engineering tools
10 Feb 2016
Ex-SMB owner sets up firm to fight back against late payers
Business strategy

Ex-SMB owner sets up firm to fight back against late payers

Late payments closed Chris Hawthorn's company - now he wants to stop other SMBs being burned
4 Feb 2016
TechHub and Google for Entrepreneurs will mentor start-ups
Business strategy

TechHub and Google for Entrepreneurs will mentor start-ups

TechHub and Google for Entrepreneurs to help tech start-ups around the world with advice and mentoring
4 Feb 2016
Mayor of London launches global growth scheme for SMBs
Business strategy

Mayor of London launches global growth scheme for SMBs

Boris Johnson has announced the International Business Programme, designed to help SMBs expand globally
2 Feb 2016
Tech City chooses 30 start-ups for its Upscale programme
Business strategy

Tech City chooses 30 start-ups for its Upscale programme

Upscale will provide growing start-ups with mentors like Skype and Techstars
29 Jan 2016
Accelerator programme launches for data-centric start-ups
Business strategy

Accelerator programme launches for data-centric start-ups

Scheme wants 10 start-ups for 10-week programme
29 Jan 2016
Government launches cybersecurity start-up initiative
Security

Government launches cybersecurity start-up initiative

£250 million scheme hopes to drive new ideas in the local economy
27 Jan 2016
Dublin will connect start-ups with big tech firms
Business strategy

Dublin will connect start-ups with big tech firms

A new scheme will help entrepreneurs connect with big tech companies like Google and Facebook
27 Jan 2016
Ofcom launches new broadband code to protect UK SMBs
Broadband
broadband

Ofcom launches new broadband code to protect UK SMBs

Code of conduct lets businesses quit contracts over poor connectivity speeds
26 Jan 2016
Are start-ups bad at hiring the right CEOs?
Business strategy

Are start-ups bad at hiring the right CEOs?

VCs say most start-ups miss out on funding by appointing weak leaders
26 Jan 2016
SMBs curse slow broadband speeds as a productivity drain
broadband

SMBs curse slow broadband speeds as a productivity drain

Despite planning more web activities 2016, SMBs say they are still held back by internet speeds
25 Jan 2016
Tech North chief steps down after only six months in charge
Business strategy

Tech North chief steps down after only six months in charge

Tech City UK insists Northern quango remains "a crucial priority"
25 Jan 2016
Scheme launches to help SMBs design digital tools
Business strategy

Scheme launches to help SMBs design digital tools

But Creative Nation, a programme to support creative and digital SMBs, needs £250k more funding
21 Jan 2016