Enterprise News

BBC Enterprise

How two student friends set up and grew popular bikini and swimsuit business Agua Bendita. [...]
Wednesday 17th January, 2018
How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding. [...]
Monday 15th January, 2018
How young Australian entrepreneur Melanie Perkins set up and grew popular design website Canva. [...]
Wednesday 10th January, 2018


Tasseography in progress BULK tea sales at the offices of J Thomas in Kolkata, which first started auctioning the stuff in 1861, lack the boisterousness of years past. Gone is the noisy trading pit, replaced by a handful of buyers sitting behind their laptops in a silent auditorium. Armed with tasting [...]
Thursday 11th January, 2018
THE timing could hardly have been worse. Just as the tech industry was preparing for its big annual trade show, CES, held this week in Las Vegas, it was hit by one of the most worrying computer-security scares of recent times. On January 3rd it emerged that most microprocessors, the [...]
Thursday 11th January, 2018
FOR seasoned bankers and starry-eyed entrepreneurs alike, doing an IPO, or initial public offering, is synonymous with the very idea of taking a firm public. No wonder, then, that the decision by Spotify, a music-streaming service, to opt for an unconventional alternative called a “direct listing” has prompted debate. Instead [...]
Thursday 11th January, 2018

Financial Times

Group bets mechanical best friend will lead its revival in AI-enabled robotics [...]
Saturday 13th January, 2018
Avid Larizadeh Duggan quits venture fund four years after helping launch it [...]
Thursday 11th January, 2018
Up to $30m could be raised by taking Virginia Black public in non-traditional way [...]
Thursday 11th January, 2018


The designer who created an empire around her trademark floral wash bags, tea cloths and crockery, reveals that luck played a big part in her successSubscribe and review on iTunes, Soundcloud and Mixcloud, and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter.In the second episode of our series bringing together top [...]
Wednesday 17th January, 2018
Flora-tec is one of thousands of small firms at risk. It has already axed 10 of its 90 staff, but MD says it will go under if not paidCambridge-based landscaping company Flora-tec is one of thousands of small suppliers that have been hit by the collapse of Carillion.Its managing director, [...]
Tuesday 16th January, 2018
Want to be less stressed in 2018? The author and broadcaster advises on how to deal with difficult times at workYour strength is not in your resilience, it is in recognising and owning your vulnerability. We need to be ourselves with other people for most of the time, not just [...]
Monday 15th January, 2018