The Future Fifty: A dissection of the United Kingdom’s tech scene

The Next Web

Jay Patani is an analyst at EC1 Capital, a London-based early stage, Web technology focused venture capital company. Email him at jay(at)ec1capital.com. The UK government has been keen to champion the UK as a hub for technology and innovation.

A Guide to Funding a Business in the U.K.

Up and Running

uk United KingdomThe process of securing funding for your business—whatever stage you’re at or field you’re in—can be challenging and stressful.

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Registering A UK Limited Company As A Non-UK Resident

YoungUpstarts

Resources business incorporation company incorporation setting up a business United KingdomBy Rachel Craig, Rapid Formations. There is no requirement to live in the UK to set up a business here.

You Can’t Beat ‘Em, So Join ‘Em: Get Your Retail Shop Online

Up and Running

Sales & Marketing Facebook online marketing online retailing Retail and Online Store social media twitter United Kingdom In recent years the retail industry–and small retailers in particular–have come to see the internet as something of a threat to their livelihoods.

How Silicon Valley Influences The UK’s University Spin-out Company Culture

YoungUpstarts

Others incubation program Silicon Valley startup culture UK United Kingdom universitySilicon Valley is undoubtedly the world’s technology epicentre. The success of this technology hub has continued to influence global innovators around the world.

Spredfast Opens an Office in London

SiliconHills

Austin Europe London Social Media Spredfast United Kingdom Austin-based Spredfast, the social media marketing firm, keeps on making news. The company announced on Thursday plans to open its first European office in London. The company has customers in more than 20 different countries. It has 150 employees nationwide with 110 of those in Austin. It expects to hire 120 people this year. The […] The post Spredfast Opens an Office in London appeared first on SiliconHills.

UK Mission Looking for Fintech Startups in Austin and San Antonio

SiliconHills

Officials with the United Kingdom are looking for a few good financial technology companies to go on a mission to the UK later this year. The focus is on learning more about the growing UK fintech network and on making connections to take their business global. The UK Trade & Investment will host the mission […] The post UK Mission Looking for Fintech Startups in Austin and San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

Businesses Reeling After Amazon Pricing Glitch

Inc Startups

A technical malfunction caused hundreds of products to be sold in the United Kingdom for just a penny

Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk triggering Article 50

Chaganomics

On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. And we want the United Kingdom to play its full part in realising that vision for our continent.

Pleased that Scotland is still part of the union

The Equity Kicker

I don’t write much about politics on this blog but I’m making an exception today because it’s great that Scotland has voted to stay part of the United Kingdom. No 2,001,926 (55%). Yes: 1,617,989 (45%). Turnout: 84.6%.

Formula One Fuels Tech Connections Between Austin and the U.K.

SiliconHills

Austin British F1 Formula 1 Formula One technology United Kingdom By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There was something almost surreally Texan about the Best of Great Britain Showcase Friday night at the Moody Theater at ACL Live.

[UK][Infographic] Spare A Thought For The Millionaires

YoungUpstarts

The number of millionaires in the United Kingdom has actually increased over the years – according to the HMRC the number of people making over 1 million pounds a year has nearly doubled over the past 2 years. Others infographic money United Kingdom wealth

Funding Circle Reviews: What You Need To Know

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

in 2010 by successful business owners whose loan applications had been rejected by numerous banks, Funding Circle has now lent more than $ 2 billion to over 15,000 businesses in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. What is Funding Circle?

6 Principles For Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity

Startup Professionals Musings

Today, Branson is known for over 400 companies, many very technologically advanced and he is the fourth richest person in the United Kingdom. Every entrepreneur knows what it’s like to face adversity.

Great New London Product Management Opportunities!

The Product Guy

Product Manager @ Freesat (London, United Kingdom) Keywords: Mobile , Product Manager, TV [link] Filed under: product jobs Tagged: product management. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – November 2012

Gust

This trend is mostly led by a decrease in product ready internet web service companies in the US, Canada, Spain and the United Kingdom, and with an increase in concept stage companies in Spain, India, Brazil and the United States. For November 2012 we are noticing an interesting trend of product ready companies declining, while concept stage companies are rising.

A VC Puts On His Equity Crowdfunding Hat

YoungUpstarts

First from the corporate sector within Battelle – and then regionally, building innovation and startup support systems in Oklahoma, Ohio and advising several regions of the United States and the United Kingdom. By Tom Walker, CEO Rev1 Ventures.

8 Ways to Create Real Customer Loyalty

Up and Running

A study in the United Kingdom recorded the expressions used to greet customers as they entered a store, and then cross-checked with how much they spent in the store. Loyal customers will frequent your business time and time again.

35 Ways to Fund Your Small Business

Up and Running

Small Business Administration loans are often one of the first places that small business owners in the United States think of looking for a loan, and they’re right to. The United Kingdom Funding Resources.

U.K. Officials Seek to Attract Austin Gaming & Animation Companies

SiliconHills

Officials with the United Kingdom, which is comprised of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, showcased some of the opportunities U.S. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News During Austin Startup Week, Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared Oct. 7th as “UK Day in Austin.” companies, and in particular Austin-based companies, have in expanding their operations […] The post U.K. Officials Seek to Attract Austin Gaming & Animation Companies appeared first on SiliconHills.

Entrepreneurs, Commit Not These 7 Deadly Sins

YoungUpstarts

First from the corporate sector within Battelle – and then regionally, building innovation and startup support systems in Oklahoma, Ohio and advising several regions of the United States and the United Kingdom. Image credit: Sin from Shutterstock.

The 3 Most Common Challenges Faced By New Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

The United Kingdom requires that entrepreneurs carry employer liability insurance to protect workers from injuries and hazards on the job.

The 4 Keys to Building Brand Loyalty with Millennials

Up and Running

In the thirty seconds it takes to read this introduction, a commercial will run on TV. It will be for a brand peddling a product or service and it will claim the highest of quality for said product or service. It may even offer a special discount or rebate with a fast approaching deadline.

A Serial Entrepreneur Becomes A Millionaire From An Accidental Startup

START-UP BUSINESS TALK

million from investors but later ran out of money), Rahman was in the middle of a social networking site startup ( Naseeb.com ) that would be the Friendster for Muslims living in the United States and United Kingdom, when he stumbled upon the need for his current business. Monis Rahman, serial entrepreneur, accidentally launched Rozee.pk when he needed to find more programmers for his startup.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

candidate in the Department of Economics and Department of Management Science & Engineering who is on the team tackling how to better evaluate peacekeeping forces funded by the United States, said he signed up for Hacking for Diplomacy to “push the envelope” on his learning.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

candidate in the Department of Economics and Department of Management Science & Engineering who is on the team tackling how to better evaluate peacekeeping forces funded by the United States, said he signed up for Hacking for Diplomacy to “push the envelope” on his learning.

The UK’s New Generation Of Young Business Leaders

YoungUpstarts

The United Kingdom is seeing a surge of creative energy from young entrepreneurs bubble up from all corners of the island. The new generation is made up of a diverse set of creative minds with a vision.

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week

Inc Startups

In six of the top 10 most competitive countries in the world (Sweden, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, and the United Kingdom), it's illegal to demand more than a 48-hour work week. You may think you're getting more accomplished by working longer hours. You're probably wrong.

Startups On Startups: Entrepreneurs Reveal Best Advice For Building A Business

YoungUpstarts

First from the corporate sector within Battelle – and then regionally, building innovation and startup support systems in Oklahoma, Ohio and advising several regions of the United States and the United Kingdom. By Tom Walker, president & CEO of Rev1 Ventures.

Latvian Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Closes €2 Million Seed Round

ArcticStartup

The most active investors come from the Baltics, Germany, and United Kingdom. Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Mintos has closed a seed-funding round, attracting €2 million from Skillion Ventures , a Riga-based venture capital firm.

[Singapore] Remote, Freelance, Online Work Taking Off Here

YoungUpstarts

Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines.

Risk-Takers? Not Most Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

New research from the United Kingdom suggests they are more cautious than the general population. Contrary to most stereotypes, entrepreneurs characterize themselves as more cautious than crazy, adventurous types.

[Event] Over 540 Young Entrepreneurs To Converge On Global Startup Youth

YoungUpstarts

Alanna Ford (24), United Kingdom: a young woman who believes that investing in women has the potential to uplift entire communities.

Who Makes the Final Call at Your Company? Don't Say, 'Me'

Inc Startups

Management Today rated Happy as the best company for customer service in the United Kingdom. The Financial Times found it had the best work-life balance of any company in the United Kingdom.

Spam Laws, Email Marketing, and Compliance

Duct Tape Marketing

The United Kingdom – The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations. Therefore, it’s important to make this process easy and to remove them quickly from your list (within 10 business days is required in the United States).

BoS Registrations reach halfway. Here is where people are coming from.

Business of Software Blog

United Kingdom: 18. United States: 126. I was idly thinking about seeing if some Business of Software delegates might be interested in getting together before the conference so had a look at where the 180 registered attendees are coming from (exactly halfway now).

How to Create a Culture of 'Paying It Forward'

Inc Startups

I know it also happens in Russia, but it started in Italy and has happened in Spain, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Everyone wants an office culture where employees pitch in without being asked. Here are some concrete ways to encourage the behavior.

Why Wilmington, Delaware Is The Best Place To Start Your New Business

YoungUpstarts

Among them are Bank of America , JP Morgan Chase, and the United Kingdom’s HSBC. by Cynthia Griffith, author of “ The Sun Village Project “. The 21 st century’s industrial revolution is upon us and totally innovative ways to make a profit are being discovered all the time.

“Effective”, “Motivated”, “Track Record” Most Overused Words On LinkedIn Profiles In 2012

YoungUpstarts

Here are the most overused words by country: Creative : Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. Professional online network LinkedIn today revealed the most overused words and phrases in its members’ profiles this year.

New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.