Investors with a difference: Campus Capital interview

There’s a problem in venture capital. In the UK, VC-ready startups gravitate to where the money is: London (and to some extent Cambridge and Oxford). That’s led to a “tech funding gap in the North of England” – risking a brain drain of businesses seeking investment away from northern cities. Plus, VC decision makers invest […]

GUTS, beer and speed

An apprentice who at 19 years old has already saved Rolls-Royce £10m; the author of a new report describing Sheffield as the beer capital of the world and a member of the team behind a rocket-powered car all feature in today’s Business Live radio show, broadcast yesterday morning on Sheffield Live radio and available as a podcast here.

Interviews: Phrooti and Aid Works

What does it take to have a career as an aid worker – or, if you want to volunteer in global development, what are the essential skills you need?
And how do you setup a food business from scratch, win customers, and use quirky and original marketing to your advantage – all whilst developing from the outset an appropriate (and BRC accredited) supply chain to enable you to scale?

Business Live: MADE Festival & Critical Mass special

A popstar turned farmer, a CEO* at Microsoft UK, an assassin, some investors, a lawyer and a social entrepreneur: what do they have in common? They were all guests on today’s Business Live radio show.

The programme, broadcast this morning on Sheffield Live 93.FM and available as a podcast below, featured interviews recorded at this week’s MADE Entrepreneur Festival in Sheffield and the Critical Mass social and impact investment event in London.

And you can listen to the podcast of the programme here.

Careers advice for A-Level students & business in China tips

Today’s Business Live radio show features interviews with a former A-Level student about how she broke into her chosen career. Plus advice for businesses wanting to trade with China. Full description, timings and podcast all here.

Sheffield SOUP, Startup Weekend…and overcoming challenges

Today’s Business Live radio show featured studio guests Elizabeth Shassere, Debbie Cundy and Pennie Raven – plus news about Social Enterprise UK’s State of Social Enterprise Survey 2015. This summer, The University of Sheffield will bring people together to launch new products and services that aim to solve problems and meet needs in the ever-changing […]