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When it comes to recruitment, startup through scale up founders are not alone. Joanne Lucy-Ruming ,MD of Major Players explains!


People are your biggest asset Once your business has taken shape, and the plans have become a reality, tech start-ups must face the challenge of expanding their talent pool. New recruits are not just filling a role; they will play …

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Alistair Murray, Clinical Director of Echo, talks funding, prevention and behaviour, medication management and the use of digital technology!


Just last week, Echo was featured in the NHS Digital Annual Report for 2017-18. This landmark caps a stellar twelve months for the business, during which time we’ve trebled our numbers; appeared on the official NHS Apps Library; been named …

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‘As billions of pounds of investment pour into financial technology, can London retain its throne?’ Nick Murray Leslie, Principal of Chatsworth, responds!


Finance and technology are almost indivisible. Nowhere comes close to London in terms of dominance as a financial centre and, by extension, a fintech hub.

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Oliver Blower of VoxSmart explains why he is a Rescuer and not simply the CEO!


VoxSmart is a privately held UK limited company who pioneered a unique method of recording BlackBerry devices in 2011 for UK Banks under strong regulatory and political pressure following the 2008 financial crisis. Whilst the company enjoyed some early success …

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Listed in the Maserati 100, Michelle Kennedy Co Founder and CEO of Peanut, talks evolving social networks, and her entrepreneurial journey!


Prior to Peanut, I was Deputy CEO at Badoo, the European dating behemoth. I joined Badoo at a time when dating ‘online’, was, let’s say, niche. People would talk about it in slight disbelief, “and you know, they met, ON …

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Robin Tombs, CEO of Yoti, discusses the future of biometric digital identity, launching in India and his entrepreneurial journey!


We celebrated a milestone at Yoti HQ last week. A pretty big milestone too. Our app reached 1,000,000 downloads, being installed by people from 201 countries around the world. You might say that’s fantastic news for myself, the other co-founders …

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Avi Meir, Co Founder and CEO of TravelPerk discusses the creation of a one-stop business travel shop, closing a $21m Series B Round and his entrepreneurial journey


Whether I like it or not, I’m sometimes referred to as a serial entrepreneur. And as TravelPerk  gains more and more traction, I get asked more frequently about my perspective on entrepreneurship. It was only three years ago that this …

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As Gpad are shortlisted as one of the four winning concepts for the transformation of London’s Silicon Roundabout, Graeme Winestone discusses the ‘Old Street Digital Garden’!


Old Street Roundabout has faced strong criticism over the years: It has been remembered more for traffic congestion rather than its rising fame as a technology hub. The roundabout has continued to be a prominent strategic site in London and …

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Paris, Stockholm, Berlin, Barcelona as well as China pose a significant challenge to growing emergence of the UK’s tech ecosystem. The Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Minister of Culture, Communications and Creative Industries from 2010 to 2016 explains!


By any number of metrics, the UK’s tech industry is flourishing. Within the past 10 years, we have rapidly emerged from the technological shadows to become one of the three most important digital hubs in the world. The sector in …

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Growth in the leading consumer goods groups is being squeezed by innovative offerings from smaller companies. Many are now pursuing acquisitions or broad restructurings to keep investors on their side’ (FT 1 MARCH 18) We asked Christer Holloman, CEO at Divido, to discuss the changing retail landscape, retail finance payment options and his entrepreneurial journey.


On the week that Toys R Us announced it is to close its doors for good, the Financial Times warning for leading consumer good groups back at the beginning of March reads all the more poignantly.  The toy store’s plummet …

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