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Tech Hot 100: How ‘exiles from the crash’ built a £184bn-a-year-industry

4th April 2019

Interviewing the Centre’s director, Matt Smith, The Telegraph outlines the UK’s rise to startup nation status since the financial crisis. Interviewing the Centre’s director, Matt Smith, the publication outlines several shifts in the last decade. That crisis produced a generation…

Here’s how many new businesses launched in Sunderland last year

Here’s how many new businesses launched in Sunderland last year

5th February 2019

Bdaily News covers the Centre’s analysis of UK company creations in 2018. The number of new businesses established in Sunderland held steady last year, with total registrations rising 3%. According to Companies House data analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs…

Birmingham is hot spot for business start ups again

Birmingham is hot spot for business start ups again

14th January 2019

The Birmingham Post covers the Centre’s analysis of UK company creations in 2018. Birmingham has remained in second place in the UK for where businesses chose to start with 18,590 companies being launched in the city during 2018. Saqib Bhatti,…

Birmingham named number one city outside of London for start-ups

Birmingham named number one city outside of London for start-ups

14th January 2019

The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce features the Centre’s fifth annual analysis of company formations in the UK. New figures released today from StartUp Britain and Centre for Entrepreneurs show that Birmingham is once again the number one city outside…

London entrepreneurs defied political and economic gloom last year with a jump in the number of registered startups.

London entrepreneurs defied political and economic gloom last year with a jump in the number of registered startups.

14th January 2019

City A.M. covers the Centre’s latest analysis of Company House data, celebrating a new high in business formations in the capital. London entrepreneurs defied political and economic gloom last year with a jump in the number of registered startups. More…

Surge in start-ups defies economic gloom

Surge in start-ups defies economic gloom

13th January 2019

The Times covers the Centre’s fifth annual analysis of new company formations: The number of companies being formed in Britain bounced back last year as entrepreneurs defied economic uncertainty to start more businesses than ever. Figures due to be released…

Eric Schmidt told us what managers should really focus on in 2019

Eric Schmidt told us what managers should really focus on in 2019

5th December 2018

In an excellent summary the Chartered Management Institute outlines key leadership priorities instrumental for innovation and growth laid out by Eric Schmidt during his speech at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs Annual Lecture on 27 November. Wading into the debate…

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt listed the ‘3 big failures’ he sees in tech startups today

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt listed the ‘3 big failures’ he sees in tech startups today

1st December 2018

Business Insider UK summarises three key themes from Eric Schmidt’s speech at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs Annual Lecture on 27 November 2018. The former CEO of Google outlined three market failures holding back tech entrepreneurship today and urges tech…

Searching for Entrepreneurs

Searching for Entrepreneurs

28th November 2018

Oli Barrett MBE, co-founder of StartUp Britain, Tenner, social innovation agency Cospa, reviews the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs Annual Lecture and shares his highlights from the lecture on 27 November at the Royal Institution. The Centre for Entrepreneurs is the UK’s…

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt: AI could fix the world’s productivity problem

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt: AI could fix the world’s productivity problem

28th November 2018

City AM captures Eric Schmidt’s message of confidence for the future of tech in the workplace at the Inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurship Annual Lecture on 27 November. Automation is about tasks, not jobs,” he said. “Until the point where the…