Author Archives: Silicon Roundabout

Expanding to London from the USA can be a legal minefield. Part 2 of Richard Goold’s series asks ‘Subsidiary or Branch?’


Typically when US corporations come to the UK they will set up either: –           a subsidiary (typically a private limited company, which will be a wholly owned legal entity of the US corporation); or –           a branch (which is a …

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A week in tech in a 30 minute podcast!


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Nate Lanxon, Olivia Solon and Liat Clark. This week: Top stories 1) Comet-bound spacecraft Rosetta wakes up from …

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Attract, Retain, Motivate. 6 Tactics for an Effective Employee Attraction & Retention Strategy.


“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur” – Red Adair By Marc Cohen, Director at ConSol Partners   A growing business depends on being able to attract the best talent in their …

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Everything you need to know from the tech world over the past 7 days


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Olivia Solon, Liat Clark and Katie Collins This week: Top stories 1) Sudanese volunteers are printing £60 limbs …

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London offers tremendous opportunities for a disruptive and game changing tech business expanding from the USA.


However, English law can be minefield! Richard Goold (@gooldrichard), Corporate Partner and Co-Chair of the Tech team at Wragge and Co explains why. In this four part blog, I’m going to look at the following areas that US companies need …

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A 30 minute look at the most interesting tech stories from the last 7 days


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Nate Lanxon, Olivia Solon, Liat Clark and Katie Collins Top stories 1) Nick d’Aloisio announces Summly-inspired News …

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‘Is the increasing shift to a subscription based economy the end of ownership?’ We asked 6 leading entrepreneurs.


Brian Bell in ‘The Wired World in 2014’ says “Younger consumers…have proven more comfortable with sharing toys, cars,movies and dresses, and are impatient with inefficient models of consumerism….instead of  purchasing physical media that may ultimately end up in a landfill,consumers …

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‘Is a sustainable revenue generating business model increasingly difficult in an evolving digital age?’ We asked 7 of Europe’s hottest startups!


Justo Hidalgo Co Founder, 24 symbols www.24symbols.com The global aspect of any digital business and the flexibility of digital ecommerce provide unprecedented opportunities for new ventures and business models. But these same advantages also mean first comers have the opportunity …

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‘Helsinki Tackles an Even Bigger Bird’ by Kristoffer Lawson, Co founder of Holvi (Europe’s 100 Hottest Startups,Wired Nov 13)


Finland has rightfully collected heavy buzz for its gaming industry. The disruptive effects of the ever-expanding Angry Birds machine, and the groundbreaking mobile gaming attack by Supercell has suddenly, and finally, made even the skeptics realise that, yes, gaming is …

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‘What distinguishes a good idea from a money making one?’ We asked 4 of the fastest growing private companies in the USA!


Bernadette Coleman CEO of Advice Interactive Group www.adviceinteractivegroup.com Great ideas are born everyday, however, not every great idea is going to make you money. The secret to identifying a great “money-making” idea, in my opinion, is having the ability to …

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