You’d be mad not to join a start-up right now

September 17th, 2012

In Spain, getting a job in Government is even riskier than joining a start-up these days. So why not take the entrepreneurial option, writes José María Cobián.

The road to Hell

September 17th, 2012

Student entrepreneurship quango NACUE has its heart in the right place, but it’s driving away precisely those entrepreneurs on whose promise it secured taxpayer cash, writes Isaac Lewis.

How to be a technology start-up mentor

September 5th, 2012

A handy guide for aspiring start-up advisors.

A looming apocalypse

September 5th, 2012

Many American start-ups have never known hard times, writes Ilya Lichtenstein, but they’re about to. The good news for Europe is that many start-ups here are already used to inclement conditions.

What would Maslow say about apps?

September 4th, 2012

Apprentice candidate and Whisk founder Nick Holzherr asks what Abraham Maslow would have made of today’s addictive mobile technology.

Frictionless sharing’s dirty little secret

September 4th, 2012

Frictionless sharing is simply a way of forcibly mobilising a user base, writes George Osborn. Claims that it’s somehow useful or more natural are bunk.

Life’s too short

September 4th, 2012

Attend most British tech start-up events and you’ll be blown away by the underwhelming scale of ambition, writes Alan Gleeson. Perhaps it’s time to incentivise entrepreneurs to solve bigger problems.

Britain’s unfair advantage

August 28th, 2012

In the second of a series of monthly columns, Zuora chief executive Tien Tzuo says that Britain’s international purview will help make it a technology hotspot.

Come off it. No one works in Tech City!

August 22nd, 2012

Mike O’Brien believes that the entrepreneurs in London’s Old Street need to knuckle down. What ever happened to the work ethic of their recent predecessors?

Stupid? Evil? Obsolete? Where SEO is today

August 9th, 2012

Dave Collins explains that the bad old days of SEO are probably over.

Are women taking the jobs no man dares to?

July 19th, 2012

Arguments about female chief executives and the number of women on boards ignore a deeper structural problem in today’s corporates, writes Inmaculada Martinez.

Google is suddenly a writer’s best friend

July 11th, 2012

Recent changes made to Google’s algorithms mean that the internet is friendlier to writers than ever before, writes Jon Norris.

Why local players win

July 9th, 2012

Serge Faguet explains why e-commerce businesses succeed when they are located near their customers.

The snoopers’ charter: just Government PR?

July 9th, 2012

Lawyer Kathryn Wynn explains why, although the furore surrounding the Government’s Communications Data Bill is probably misjudged, there are devils in the detail the Government should consider.

Who’s going to pay you on Friday?

June 29th, 2012

Liad Shababo says that deciding whether to become an entrepreneur boils down to one simple question.

Putting the UK on the entrepreneurial map

June 26th, 2012

In the first in a series of monthly columns, Zuora chief executive Tien Tzuo explains how the UK can place itself more firmly on the global entrepreneurial map.

How do you market a tech start-up?

June 18th, 2012

Alan Gleeson provides a beginners’ overview of how to market your technology start-up.

The death of shame

June 7th, 2012

The internet has ushered in an era of shamelessness, writes Jeremy Wilson. How will the public figures of the future cope when their injudicious status updates become front-page news?

Doug Richard takes Groupon by storm. Er…

June 6th, 2012

Hot on the heels of his recent YouTube guide to Groupon, tech titan Doug Richard has tried the service out for himself… with mixed results.

A brief history of sharing images

May 31st, 2012

Mark Turrell on how dramatically the process of taking and sharing photographs has changed in the last 150 years.

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