Entrepreneurs

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British taxpayers take stake in sex party planning firm Killing Kittens
Company given support from fund set up by government to provide loans to startups during pandemic

Mark Sweney

27, Jun, 2022 @4:05 PM

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Inventor of brain injury app wins second Young Innovators prize
Ellis Parry created the Alfred app to help the rehabilitation process after his twin brother suffered a devastating accident

Robin McKie Science Editor

29, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Power failures: what are the bosses of Britain’s bust energy firms doing now?
The collapse of dozens of providers caused huge disruption – but many of the people behind them are still in business

Alex Lawson

21, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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UK government fund invests in cannabis oil company and London microbrewery
Taxpayer-backed British Business Bank’s Future Fund, set up to provide loans in pandemic, announces 75 new investments

Mark Sweney

28, Apr, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Malcolm Evans obituary
Other lives: Journalist who moved into the world of business startups

Mark Cornthwaite

28, Apr, 2022 @10:33 AM

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How Steven Bartlett went from dropout to youngest ever Dragons’ Den investor
The entrepreneur was a millionaire by 23 and says he will bring a new perspective to the BBC show

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Information out there was pretty outdated’: revamping the business of sex education
Cameron Glover launched the Sex Ed Business Academy, a coaching program for sex educators who aspire to launch sustainable sex ed businesses of their own

Kelli María Korducki

20, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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From a Debenhams to a creative hub: closed stores get new lease in community life
Empty department stores are being transformed into places for young entrepreneurs and social projects

Sarah Butler

01, Dec, 2021 @6:05 PM

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‘A space to unburden yourself’: yoga club breathes life into Black health and wellness
A body-positive yoga studio in the historically Black neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, breaks the mold

Patrice Worthy

26, Nov, 2021 @1:08 PM

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‘My business is about supporting Black businesses’: Washington DC spice shop incubates an empire
Angel Gregorio’s The Spice Suite is a $1m foodie’s retail paradise and support system for Black women start-ups

Patrice Worthy

15, Nov, 2021 @8:46 PM

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Spreading the wealth: Black-owned investment firms tackle the racial finance gap
A new generation of wealth managers are aiming to break ‘systemic barriers’ that made investing inaccessible for Black Americans

Patrice Worthy

05, Nov, 2021 @8:46 PM

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Cambridge firm targets medical robots boom – but will it stay British?
CMR Surgical aims to get into the top tier of the global medical devices industry – if it’s not snapped up first

Julia Kollewe

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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