Alternative finance to aid commuters

Computer Club

CommuterClub aims to bring the benefits of annual season tickets to everyone

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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
Guillaume Richard

A French revolution in work at O2

Creating jobs has made Guillaume Richard a business celebrity

Contenders for patron saint of start-ups

The greatest advocates for the entrepreneurial life from the humanities and social sciences

Buffalo: NY State’s other start-up base

Government aid offered and a favourable cost of living

Roger Beale cartoon

Can we avoid client-poaching covenants?

Interviewee promised to bring new clients with her

Biz Life: Susan Cropper, Founder and owner of Loop and Yarn in North London. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
©Rosie Hallam

Knitting’s love-hate affair with the web

A low-tech hobby is cleverly using the internet

Tech tycoons are not what countries need

Britain’s failure to create a behemoth says little about its ability to prosper, writes Giles Wilkes

Mojang AB is a Swedish independent video game developer founded in May 2009. Mojang's company headquarters is in Stockholm. The popular game Minecraft. Picture: Carl Manneh as CEO. photo: Johan Jeppsson
©Johan Jeppsson

Mojang: maker of smash-hit ‘Minecraft’

The Swedish start-up behind the low-tech graphics game

When the time comes to fire the founder

As a company grows, its very success often exposes the founder’s lack of managerial skills

Tech Beat: The new Markits

Exchanges and banks become venture capital suppliers to start-ups