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What makes a good mentor?

A good listener who wants to give something back, for sure, but also someone who can detect the problems that may lie behind an entrepreneur's bravado, says Tim Campbell. Mentorsme is an online gateway for all small and medium-sized businesses looking for some form of mentoring… Read more »

The rise of the super-connected startup

Successful growth companies have always been characterised by their ownership of a clear niche and having a focus on what they do best. But today, argues Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation, they excel at using online marketplaces to reach customers around the world and to source talent. Read more »

Export is no accident at Random 42

Random 42‘s world-leading specialist medical animations take viewers on incredible immersive journeys; showing how a drug might work at sub-cellular level, or how an anti-coagulant might work in the blood vessels. Now the company is going on its own incredible global journey. Its particular export… Read more »

Three Steps to India

How do you develop your business in India? Just get out there, urges Robbie Swales, director of Steps, a London-based world-leading company in interactive and drama-based learning. Having identified India as a market for potential growth, he was disconcerted by the disparity between initial enthusiasm… Read more »

Why Strix thinks global

For Paul Hussey, CEO of Strix, the world leading designer and manufacturer of control mechanism components in small domestic appliances such as kettles, coffee machines and steam irons, it is really not a question about export. It is about being a global operation. The company,… Read more »