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The multi-million pound exit for voucher codes entrepreneur

From a council estate in Liverpool to a public market exit, young business builder Mark Pearson has always been at the forefront of innovation and market trends.

Entrepreneurs

Innocent Drink’s Richard Reed on life after a $500 million company

At the beginning of 2013 Richard Reed and the rest of his founding team at Innocent Drinks sold out the last of their stake to Coca Cola. GrowthBusiness finds out what happens after exiting a business valued at $500 million.

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Former Google principal Debu Purkayastha becomes entrepreneur-in-residence at Octopus

Octopus Investments has followed a growing trend of hiring an entrepreneur-in-residence by securing its own from Google for its ventures team.

Opinion

Tapping into the entrepreneurial DNA

There are a few crucial traits that all business builders should possess.

Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' wish list for George Osborne's 2013 Budget speech

Ahead of George Osborne’s third March Budget speech, GrowthBusiness speaks with entrepreneurs from around the country in various sectors to find out what they would like to see come out of the annual announcement. 

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Entrepreneur of the Year goes to Bernard van Bilderbeek at Quoted Company Awards

Bernard van Bilderbeek of Plexus Holdings has walked away with Entrepreneur of the Year at the ninth Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards.

Entrepreneurs

GrowthBusiness meets Streetcar co-founder Brett Akker – Doing it all again

Like a singer penning a second album, round two for an entrepreneur inevitably leads to comparisons with the first business. GrowthBusiness meets Streetcar co-founder Brett Akker to find out how he's trying to outdo himself with his second venture - Lovespace.

Entrepreneurs

Doing it the hard way

The story of Lebara’s CEO Ratheesan Yoganathan provides proof you really can build a business from nothing – but you’ll need guts and charm in abundance to pull it off.

Entrepreneurs

Business and entrepreneurship tips from Ken Olisa

His tendency to speak his mind has got him booted out of two companies, but it's also won him widespread respect. Ken Olisa talks to GrowthBusiness about a career spent at the intersection of entrepreneurship and the City.

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Growing pains: Klaus Nyengaard

Just-Eat recently announced a third venture capital round, taking total funds raised to £80 million. CEO Klaus Nyengaard reveals lessons he's learned at the online takeaway business, and in previous ventures.

Opinion

The perfect entrepreneurial recipe

Three key ingredients for entrepreneurial success.

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Spice girl: Pinky Lilani

Pinky Lilani set up Spice Magic in 2000. She now believes that she should have built up a stronger brand for the cooking and lifestyle business.