Stuck in the Dark Ages

July 16th, 2012

With the recent rash of bank IT disasters, Willard Foxton looks into just how Luddite our banks are.

Come and get us, angels

May 23rd, 2012

Philip Wilkinson explains how both angels and start-ups can benefit from the new Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme.

Crowdfunding opens up to the market

May 22nd, 2012

Crowdfunding is taking off as a way for start-ups to raise capital in both Europe and in the US. But is the model ready to scale internationally? Simona Strimaityte reports on the state of the crowdfunding market.

European venture’s soldiers and generals

May 21st, 2012

How does Jean-Michel Deligny, the founder of Go4Venture, believe the European venture landscape is changing? Simona Strimaityte reports.

A grand mission for the humble cookie

January 17th, 2012

Mark Riley wonders whether a tiny piece of computer code might hold the answer to our global economic woes.

Tax breaks can be taxing

December 19th, 2011

Start-ups tax breaks on National Insurance are not as generous as they seem, says The Kernel’s finance columnist Rob Carter.