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Business Financing

How I funded Shopcade

Serial entrepreneur Nathalie Gaveau talks to BusinessWings.

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.

Innovative Ideas

Setting up Naked Wines

Rowan explains the concept behind his innovative wine investment and retail business.

Starting a web-based business

Innovative and determined, Pascal beat bankruptcy and started an online raffle.

Podcasts

Starting a social media business

Joshua March explains how he came to decide that running a business is much more fun than being a solicitor.

Innovative Ideas

How I started a gadget recycling website

An entrepreneur from a young age - he sold his packed lunch at school - Ashley now runs CashInYourGadgets.co.uk.

Work from Home

Six ways to earn money from home

Here are a few fairly effortless money-making ideas you could consider.

Online Business Ideas

Starting a property services company

Why enjoyment is critical to success, and other insights from Gareth Haldenby.

Innovative Ideas

The low-emission car hire service

Aged just 23, Nicko Williamson started Climate Cars. Now, still only 27, he runs a multimillion-pound turnover business.

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  • Rachelle Rodrigues believes interest in sound therapy is growing, but that that it remains relatively unknown.