Interviews, Articles & Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs!
This week we get the great opportunity to interview Errol Damelin, the founder and CEO of short-term money lending website Wonga.com. Errol grew up in South Africa and then spent 8 years in Israel. He attended the University of Cape Town and Boston University. After university he worked as an [...]
Interview with an Academic: Professor Angus Laing, Dean of Business & Economics at Loughborough University!
Today we interview Professor Angus Laing who is Dean of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. Before becoming Head of Business & Economics at Loughborough University he was Professor of Management and Head of School of the University of Glasgow Business School. Over the years, he has [...]
In 2009 I wrote an article listing the Top Ten Richest People in the World in 2009. In three short years; the global economy has changed dramatically, especially as a result of the world wide recession. Even though many people now a days have less money to spend, the rich keep getting richer. The [...]
So I recently asked a question on a forum asking what their Top Five Tips for A Young Entrepreneur would be. While some people didn’t respond in a list, I still thought there was some interesting answers here. This was their response: Dan_Plan: Business without a great product/service can’t [...]
I recently asked a question on a forum to other business people, asking them: What Would You Change If You Started Again? By this I meant, if you had the ability to start your business again with the knowlege you now know, what would you do differently? This was their response: Dan_Plan: To be [...]
Interview with an Academic: John Hoffmire, Director at Saïd Global Entrepreneur Network at Oxford University!
Today we get the fantastic opportunity to interview John Hoffmire who is the director at the Saïd Global Entrepreneur Network at Oxford University. John has an extensive background in equity investing, venture capital, consulting and investment banking. John had previously founded and was the CEO [...]
Interview With an Academic: Professor Chris Cooper, Dean of the Faculty of Business at Oxford Brookes University
Today we get the great opportunity to get a great insight into the business world from a leading academic, Professor Chris Cooper who is currently the Dean of Oxford Brookes University’s Business School. Professor Coopers speciality is with Travel and Tourism where he was previously Professor and [...]
Welcome to ‘Interview with an entrepreneur’, a series of interviews with entrepreneurs & industrialists where we delve into their business mind. Today we interview Mr Graham Mackay who is the Chief Executive Officer of SABMiller, one of the World’s largest breweries and bottlers. They produce a [...]
I originally wrote this article for the great guys over at Inspiring Young People, check them out! Young entrepreneurs can be seen everywhere. They could be seen on the streets, selling lemonade from stands to operating successful web shops. Many entrepreneurial teenagers often have entrepreneurial [...]
Welcome to ‘Interview with an entrepreneur’, a new series where we talk to entrepreneurs and industrialists and delve into their business mind. Today we interview Mr Andy Street who is the Managing Director of John Lewis Partnership, a very large British department store which is owned by it’s [...]
Welcome to ‘Interview with an entrepreneur’, a new series where we talk to entrepreneurs and industrialists and delve into their business mind. Today we interview Andrew Pallett, the founder of Urban Alpha. Andrew Pallett is the Founder of Urban Alpha, an online designer men’s clothing [...]
Welcome to ‘Interview with an entrepreneur’, a new series where we talk to entrepreneurs and industrialists and delve into their business mind. Today we interview Mr Stefano Pessina the Executive Chairman of the international pharmaceutical health and beauty group Alliance Boots. After studying at [...]