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14/01/2019

Birmingham is hot spot for business start ups again

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,…

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14/01/2019

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

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…

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14/01/2019

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

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…

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13/01/2019

Surge in start-ups defies economic gloom

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…

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05/12/2018

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

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…

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01/12/2018

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

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…

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14/01/2019

Business formations recover to reach new high in 2018

The latest Companies House data, as analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE), shows that business formations recovered from a drop in 2017 to reach a record 663,272 in 2018. “It is encouraging to see formation numbers recover and hit…

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04/09/2018

Eric Schmidt to deliver inaugural entrepreneurship lecture

Centre for Entrepreneurs launches new Annual Lecture, bringing high-level speaker to debate the state of entrepreneurship Eric Schmidt, former Google chief executive and Alphabet executive chairman, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the inaugural Centre for Entrepreneurs’ (CFE)…

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18/03/2018

UK must embrace refugees’ entrepreneurial potential, think tank urges

The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) – the entrepreneurship think tank – has today released a report calling on the UK to empower resettled refugees through entrepreneurship. ‘Starting afresh: How entrepreneurship is transforming the lives of resettled refugees’ details the experience…

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14/11/2017

CFE and New Entrepreneurs Foundation join forces to become leading entrepreneurship advocate

The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) has joined forces with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF), a charity whose vision is to transform UK business by developing the entrepreneurial leaders of the future, to create a new combined not-for-profit “entrepreneurial powerhouse” to…

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08/11/2017

New incubator network to boost UK startups

A national network has launched to connect the UK’s business incubators and accelerators. The Centre for Entrepreneurs think tank (CFE) has launched a network to connect Britain’s incubators and accelerators – a group of over 350 business support programmes that…

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27/04/2017

Incubating graduates could unleash a wave of high-growth startups, claims CFE report

A report released today by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) claims that by improving the business support available to recent graduates, universities could unleash a wave of high-growth entrepreneurship across the UK. The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) – the leading…

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