Breadcrumbs



Enterprise

The most entrepreneurial country in the world is... Uganda?

The most entrepreneurial country in the world is... Uganda?

Start-ups may be super cool in developed countries, but in poorer parts of the world many are forced to go it alone.

 

Also in the news:

Why Heathrow got the backing of Gatwick's biggest customer

Why Heathrow got the backing of Gatwick's biggest customer

01 July 2015

Carolyn McCall has taken easyJet to new heights in her five years in charge. So what does the future hold for the low-cost airline? Slots at an expanded Heathrow? Matthew Gwyther spent a day with the CEO and her team to find out.

 
 
Sainsbury's Mike Coupe: 'I'm not especially anxious when things don't go well'

Sainsbury's Mike Coupe: 'I'm not especially anxious when things don't go well'

30 June 2015

THE MT INTERVIEW: With dipping sales figures, the rise of the discounters and a charismatic predecessor to live up to, you would have thought the new CEO of Sainsbury's might be a little daunted. But you'd be wrong.

 
 
'Climate change is like a religion... and I'm a believer' - Sara Bell

'Climate change is like a religion... and I'm a believer' - Sara Bell

29 June 2015

HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The CEO of Tempus Energy has worked insane hours, changed the course of her business and learned how to take risks.

 
 
Rage against the machine: the trouble with self-service

Rage against the machine: the trouble with self-service

29 June 2015

From swiping groceries to printing boarding passes, companies increasingly make us do more for ourselves. But who benefits from self-service, and is the aggro worth it?

 
 
Can Crowdcube defy its critics?

Can Crowdcube defy its critics?

26 June 2015

The crowdfunding platform is booming, but investors are still waiting for a chance to recoup some cash.

 
 
10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

19 June 2015

'Poshness' tests, Thomas Cook's Chinese adventure and Goldman's pampered interns.

 
 
Meet the entrepreneur who's built a soup-er £7m turnover food business

Meet the entrepreneur who's built a soup-er £7m turnover food business

19 June 2015

Belinda Williams has taken Yorkshire Provender from a cottage industry to employing 40 people.

 
 
Operational nous is just as important as great ideas

Operational nous is just as important as great ideas

17 June 2015

If you're more of an ideas person then it could be worth getting a details obsessive on board.

 
 
The young south Londoner who built a '$250m' Silicon Valley startup

The young south Londoner who built a '$250m' Silicon Valley startup

16 June 2015

James Proud has reportedly landed $20m in funding for his sleep tech business Hello.

 
 
Europe's tech sector is finally beginning to pull its weight

Europe's tech sector is finally beginning to pull its weight

15 June 2015

The number of 'unicorn' $1bn valuations has soared in the past year - and London is leading the way.

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

Additional Information