Learn how famous entrepreneurs such as Warren Buffet, Bill Gates or Richard Branson built their empires and made their millions with BusinessWings interviews and profiles of illustrious entrepreneurs.

Famous Entrepreneurs

How I won the Apprentice

Lee McQueen, 2008's winner, is incredulous that candidates continue to backbite despite evidence that it doesn't work.

Famous Entrepreneurs

Peter Jones: dragon & telecoms magnate

He started a tennis academy aged 16 and, after a chastening experience, soared to great heights in telecoms.

Small Business News

Budget 2012: the verdict

Accountants, entrepreneurs and executives ponder whether Britain is really now open for business.


Business 2012: 02, London - 18-20 March

Richard Branson and Alan Sugar are among the keynote speakers.

Sales and Marketing

Is public speaking in the UK A-OK?

An analysis of business speakers-for-hire post Dragon's Den and The Apprentice.

Business Blogs

A paean to Steve Jobs

The Apple founder and visionary epitomised the concept of 'thought leadership', writes Mindy Gibbins Klein.

Innovative Ideas

Dragons' Den success story

Patrick van der Vorst tells us about his experience in the Den, and talks about his relationship with the Dragon investors.

Famous Entrepreneurs

After I won the Apprentice

Lee McQueen tells BusinessWings what he's up to since leaving Lord Sugar's company, Amscreen.

Famous Entrepreneurs

James Caan: Dragon's Den

The 50-year-old businessman has a lot of knowledge to pass on to the future generation of entrepreneurs.

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  • Ralph Lauren: empire builder
  • From Long Island hustler to world renowned billionaire in little over a decade, Ralph Lauren took an original idea and made it global.
  • Lakshmi Mittal: steel magnate
  • From Rajasthan to Shepherds Bush via Almaty, Cluj and Gdansk, Lakshmi Mittal's steel empire spans continents and cultures alike.