Media coverage

What is the French for entrepreneur?

What is the French for entrepreneur?

23rd March 2017

The Centre’s lead researcher, Maximilian Yoshioka, writes in CAPX about the upcoming French election and its implications for the country’s entrepreneurs New firms drive innovation and productivity by challenging incumbents; research by Nesta has repeatedly demonstrated that a minority of…

Brexit and Startups: How UK Entrepreneurs View the Next Few Years

Brexit and Startups: How UK Entrepreneurs View the Next Few Years

23rd February 2017

The Centre’s report on Migrant Entrepreneurs gets covered by CurrencyFair. According to the Centre for Entrepreneurs, in their report Migrant Entrepreneurs: Building our Businesses, Creating our Jobs, one in seven UK companies is founded or co-founded by a migrant entrepreneur.…

Founders not scroungers: There’s a business case for welcoming refugees

Founders not scroungers: There’s a business case for welcoming refugees

23rd February 2017

The Centre’s lead researcher, Maximilian Yoshioka, writes in City A.M. about the economic argument for welcoming more refugees Forced to flee from violence and persecution, countries accept refugees for humanitarian reasons. Nevertheless, there is a convincing economic rationale for welcoming…

Prison entrepreneurship: ‘Giving a little bit of belief goes a long way’

Prison entrepreneurship: ‘Giving a little bit of belief goes a long way’

2nd February 2017

The Guardian Small Business Network covers our ongoing Prison Entrepreneurship Course, taking place at HMP Ranby. On the back of the report, the Centre for Entrepreneurs has won £120,000 of government funds to run an enterprise course at HMP Ranby…

The women-led startups smashing the glass ceiling

The women-led startups smashing the glass ceiling

13th January 2017

Our reports on serial entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurs are mentioned in the latest installment of a Guardian mini-series inspired by the CFE’s research. “What’s the appeal of entrepreneurship? Personally, it’s freedom. I don’t have to be at work at 9am…

‘A great black book’: how to exploit contacts for global success

‘A great black book’: how to exploit contacts for global success

13th January 2017

Our report on serial entrepreneurship is mentioned in the next installment of a Guardian mini-series inspired by the CFE’s research. Drive and determination are vital for an entrepreneur to succeed. Serial entrepreneurs, those that launch more than one business, often…

‘Nothing to lose’: why we sacrificed education for serial success

‘Nothing to lose’: why we sacrificed education for serial success

13th January 2017

The Centre for Entrepreneurs’ research on serial entrepreneurship is featured in a recent Guardian article. Do you need a degree to run a string of businesses? Research by Coutts and the Centre for Entrepreneurs suggests the level of an entrepreneur’s…

UK prison entrepreneurship programme gets the go-ahead

UK prison entrepreneurship programme gets the go-ahead

28th November 2016

The Centre for Entrepreneurs’ upcoming prison entrepreneurship programme at HMP Ranby is featured in an article on startups.co.uk UK prisoners are to get training to become entrepreneurs in the first ever programme of its kind, led by the Centre for Entrepreneurs…

How to turn a gangster into an entrepreneur

How to turn a gangster into an entrepreneur

9th September 2016

Celebrated entrepreneur and founder of Roast restaurant Iqbal Wahhab cites our latest report, From inmates to entrepreneurs, in his article for the IB Times.  A recent report by the London-based Centre for Entrepreneurs found that 79% of prisoners they surveyed wanted to run…

Are you ready to do the time – with an ex-con fitness trainer?

Are you ready to do the time – with an ex-con fitness trainer?

2nd September 2016

The Centre for Entrepreneurs’ lead researcher Maximilian Yoshioka was quoted on our recent report, From inmates to entrepreneurs, in an article for OZY That said, the path from ex-con to entrepreneur is seen as the best route for avoiding recidivism, according to “From…