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How to develop a business and yourself

Shields Russell on 2017-01-12

Developing a business and developing yourself have a lot in common. Fundamentally they both involve learning.  ...

Space and early-stage companies

Helen Blomfield on 2016-12-06

No, I’m not talking about Elon Musk’s deep desire to travel to Mars (or Boeing’s apparently deep desire to beat him there), although I’m keenly watching to see whether we’re going to see a re-enactment of The Martian in my lifespan.  ...

Pick your champion

Graham Spencer on 2016-11-18

  As an early stage technology company, the early deals done with big companies can set the course for the business for some time into the future. Getting them done is rarely simple, but the first step is to make sure you have the right champion.  ...

“I want to take a company from the lab to its first million and beyond”: An interview with James Evangelou on his 1 year RIG anniversary

Ffion Rolph on 2016-11-02

  James Evangelou joined Rapid Innovation Group in September 2015 after graduating from Cambridge and spending 6 month teaching English in Colombo. He spent a lunch with RIG Engagement Manager, Ffion Rolph, talking success, challenges, and his bid to take over RIG.  ...

Overcoming the listed company innovation paradox

David Gates on 2016-10-21

  I was recently interviewed as part of a research project into corporate innovation by a group seeking to establish how large corporates could create new service and product lines.  It was early in the morning, so I was at my most blunt.  ...