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StartUp Britain wins innovation award
The StartUp Britain 2016 summer bus tour – powered by NatWest and sponsored by 123 Reg – has won the BBA Financial Innovation Award for ‘Innovation in Nurturing Startups’. The tour launched in Buckingham Palace and visited 30 towns and cities over six weeks, mobilising 800 entrepreneurs and experts to give free business advice to thousands of aspiring and growing entrepreneurs.
- Small Business Saturday spending climbs to £717m in 2016 (Real Business)
- Atomico & Slush: Now is the best time to be an entrepreneur in Europe (tech.eu on new report)
- Tougher crowdfunding rules proposed by FCA (BBC)
- Small businesses feel ignored by political decision making (Fresh Business Thinking covers Sage global polling)
- Should there be more to business than profit? (Edward Davies, policy director, Centre for Social Justice)
- The future of Finance Wales & The Development Bank for Wales (Dylan Jones-Evans, prof of entrepreneurship and strategy, Bristol Business School)
- Why unlisted businesses need to clean up their act (James Jarvis, corporate governance analyst, Institute of Directors)
- Policies that can ‘make [US] entrepreneurship great again’ (Marianne Hudson, exec director, Angel Capital Association)