“This defines entrepreneur and entrepreneurship – the entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” – Peter F. Drucker,


Serial entrepreneur takes on payday loan 'monsters' with Flendr

Daniel Green has a colourful and hugely successful history in business: so can he turn the ‘money hub for friends and family’ into his next winning idea?


Harnessing my fear – my first year as an entrepreneur

Last year's Pitch to Rich winner Carl Thomas writes on how he has used fear to his advantage in his first year of running a business.


The Year of the Plane part 2: Three promises

In his second of a series of blog posts, Ben Hutt, CEO of digital recruitment marketplace Talent Party, shares his thoughts on the three commitments that business owners should make to achieve balance


Using war wounds to build a beauty business

Serial entrepreneurs have the advantage of learning from their mistakes, and for Lopo Champalimaud it’s a case of using his battle scars to bring the wellness and beauty sector online.


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.


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.


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.


Tapping into the entrepreneurial DNA

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


Alastair Mills on Six Degrees Group’s thirteenth ‘final puzzle piece’ acquisition

GrowthBusiness catches up with Six Degrees founder and serial entrepreneur Alastair Mills to find out how his business has been bedding in its numerous acquisitions and what its latest purchase adds to the company.


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.


Alistair Crane's mission to transform the mobile exposure of businesses

Leaving the corporate world at the tender age of 23 to forge off on your own is a big step - but for entrepreneur Alistair Crane those early years were all he needed to provide him with the start-up drive.


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.