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Chemist Direct – thrills, pills, startups and VC funding

Beth Griffin takes a look at a startup that hopes to do for chemists what Glasses Direct has done for opticians – shake things up a bit and build a multi-million pound business.

By | 28th April 2009 at 10:40 am | Read more ...

Sex and the startup – how entrepreneurs leverage libido

Not so long ago I interviewed Rachel Elnaugh of Dragon’s Den fame and made the point in passing that many of the entrepreneurs on the show had lots of kids.  Rachel …

By | 15th August 2008 at 11:19 am | Read more ...

A dragon speaks

Well, a former dragon anyway – Rachel Elnaugh, late of Dragon’s Den and Red Letter Days, is holding forth on the subject of franchising on her blog.
She makes a number of …

By | 3rd October 2007 at 12:47 pm | Read more ...

When is a business not a business?

I recently went to a business event, where the speaker boldly proclaimed: ‘Let’s face it, unless you’ve built a business that you can walk away from for 6 months and it …

By | 15th June 2007 at 11:19 am | Read more ...

What makes your business franchiseable?

OK, first an apology – no civilised human being should ever use a word as clunky as ‘franchiseable’, let alone put it in a headline. Anyone with any ideas for a …

By | 13th June 2007 at 10:12 am | Read more ...

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