Will Zimmerman is a biochemical engineer. He has come up with a range of innovative technologies to improve the world we live in. But here's the catch: not all of them were commercially viable. Here are his tips for turning your idea into hard cash.
Up close and personal with Richard Branson. The Virgin boss answers questions from Virgin employees to celebrate his 60th birthday. Find out if Branson likes Marmite what motivates him and what to give the man who has everything.
By improving access to finance making it easier to do business with the public sector and supporting entrepreneurship across all walks of life the Government hopes to see significant improvement in growth rates across UK businesses.
A news blog on new research that shows London is still a great place to be an entrepreneur - but growth and investment opportunities are limitedl. From Smarta the small business advice and support network.
Business news: Are small businesses wasting time on unnecessarily long-winded phone calls or do friendly chats improve business relationships? A blog from Smarta the small business advice and support network.
Roll up! Roll up! The Smarta Way To Do Business book is about to hit the shops. Be the first to pre-order your copy of the ultimate business handbook and get unmatched advice from the most successful entrepreneurs in the UK.
Nov 1 2010: Lord Young today becomes enterprise tsar to reduce red tape and improve the procurement process - and he's already taken on Sir Philip Green. From Smarta for small business advice.
Our review of last nights' Apprentice in which we wonder whether Lord Sugar might not be better off ditching the entrepreneurial types and instead keeping safer options. From Smarta for small businesses.
British Chamber of Commerce's Adam Marshall is joining a panel of experts to talk about the future of the UK economy at the Natwest/Smarta webinar on December 8 2:30pm. Here is his vision of the state of play in 2011 and its impact on UK businesses.