Silicon Valley’s diversity reboot

Technology groups are under pressure to be less pale and male

Business Education

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Spaceports unlikely to get off the ground

Space travel is so dangerous that it is likely to cause a tragic fiasco, writes Jonathan Margolis

Imperfect reality of Islamic finance

A book by a banker at the forefront of the industry

Portrait of Stéphane Bohbot, a 40 year-old sound ingenier who created Innov8 company and recently opened the LICK shops selling "connected items" only. Photo taken in the shop of La Défense, at les 4 temps commercial center. Magali Delporte© for one use in the Financial Times.
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France’s well-connected retailer

Stéphane Bohbot’s Lick stores sell gadgets linked to smartphones

Founders never had it so good – or so bad

I have never known such contrasting business conditions

São Paulo: a start-up ecosystem for Brazil

The city is host to founders from new to established

Technology for fashion

Start-ups for the clothes industry are blooming

Enrol here for my eBay MBA

How online auctions can teach the business basics

Business big hitters wary of Whitehall

There are too many deterrents to attracting private-sector high-flyers to the civil service

Two wheels and lots of tech

Cyclists are fervent users of devices to track their performance