Start-ups struggle to deal with criticism

Tech industry’s next generation of emerging groups need to know when to take criticism to heart


Alison Davis-Blake
Michigan’s Alison Davis-Blake on the Ross school and women on boards
– Della Bradshaw
Dean’s column
Theodore Levitt’s intellect was both sharp and inspirational
– John Quelch, Ceibs
Should a company’s employees have a say in who manages them?
– Simon Caulkin

Government fosters tech entrepreneurs

Startups take advantage of wave of government and venture funding to encourage creative industries

UK ‘fintech’ start-ups on US mission

Groups aim to tap into growing market for mobile and online banking

Online course to sharpen start-up minds

Partnership aims to give entrepreneurs chance to finesse skills

Marcus Coles Maviga Europe Ltd His offices Yalding, Kent 19/9/14
©Anna Gordon

Maviga trader with finger on the pulses

Coles’ global specialist crop company is run from a Kent field

Rodney Fitch at his west London home
©Jim Winslet/FT

A founder’s epitaph: he was fully engaged

The late retail designer Rodney Fitch embodied the greatest qualities of an entrepreneur

Dublin: the tiger’s roaring tech hub

Low taxes and links with the US have encouraged growth


Poor areas of UK launch more new businesses

Flurry of entrepreneurship shows no sign of abating

Portraits Xenion, FELIX RACKWITZ AND FILIP CORVELEYN, Frankfurt, Germany, 07.10.2014
©Martin Leissl

MBA pair finds way to save clients’ money

Judge Business School helps two lawyers shake-up their industry

Maybe we should give the Serious Fraud Office a chance

Should we mount a private prosecution?

Police do not seem to have sufficient resources to act