Start-ups struggle to deal with criticism

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

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Should a company’s employees have a say in who manages them?
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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