What’s The Outlook For UK Tech Start-Ups? The past few years has seen relatively strong foreign direct investment into UK tech start-ups, with 2017 amassing a record £6bn investment. 2018 however was less successful. Research carried out by Penningtons Manches highlight that investment was down 29% from the previous year,...
In the sleepy coastal town of Agnes Water in Queensland, keen fishermen can buy bait with bitcoin. In fact, visitors and locals alike can pay for everything in the town using cryptocurrency, since the council made a “crypto push” to draw tourists away from mainstream destinations. Caleb Yeoh is the founder...
Ministry of Commerce & Industry Financial Assistance to Startups Posted On: 21 JUN 2019 1:05PM by PIB Delhi Direct funding support to startups is not envisaged under Startup India Programme. Government of India has established Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS), to meet the funding needs of startups. Department for Promotion of...
In a haunting scene from Tony Scott’s 1995 film Crimson Tide, Navy officer Denzel Washington and his commander Gene Hackman are holding an intense discussion on the work of Prussian general and military theorist Carl von Clausewitz. Through his magnus opus Vom Kriege, Clausewitz is credited with popularising the roundabout warfare approach, a...
Business Review has teamed up with Schoenherr to offer start-up and scale-up communities legal and funding advice, as well as success stories from local entrepreneurs, so that they can reach their business goals. Speakers from across the industry talked about problems and solutions that both companies and investors can...
There are lessons printers can learn from other people’s businesses…. especially when those businesses fail. Start-up companies are a good source of research because the timeline is short, the mistakes stand out, and the founders are often willing to talk about what went wrong. “Why did your business fail?” I...
Budget 2019: Start-ups, investors seek tax sops, easier compliance regime While 'recognised' start-ups don't have to pay corporate tax for 5-7 years, they still have to pay MAT on book-profits at 18.5%, which is seen as a major cash out-go in early...
Seven start-ups make up the latest cohort to settle in at NDRC’s PorterShed accelerator in Galway. This third PorterShed accelerator sees an increased investment in each start-up, amounting to €75,000 per company. As well as a welcome cash injection, the start-ups will receive strategic business development advice and mentoring from...
A very special retreat at Finca de Arrieta, hosted by Bellatrix van Wingerden, owner of Netherlands Yogastudio Ouddorp and Michelle Braddock, co-founder of Lanzarote Retreats. Event dates: 10th – 14th September 2019. What to expect? Daily yoga and meditation, mind mapping, life development coaching, TED talks, pitch your challenges, Neuro-Linguistic programming exercises, outdoor...
New research reveals that one of the biggest issues faced by European start-ups is their inability to stop competitors taking their market share. The research, which was carried out by startup rating agency Early Metrics based on the analysis of 1,774 European early stage businesses over the past two...