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How can we support West Midlands startups? Part one - Challenges

We take a look back at this West Midlands startup focused discussion held in association with Barclays, originally published in September 2016. Part one looks at the challenges facing the region. 

 

 

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How to think like a dragon

Digging around for gems in our BQ Live vault today, this piece from all the way back in 2012 jumped out. The advice on what investors want from you is still pure gold.

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When do you Take Time Out to Evaluate your Business Potential?

Today we take a look back at an interview from BQ Live, dug out of the vault from all the way back in 2013. Even now, this advice really motivational and practical discussing how to move forward with your business and offers outlines on when and what to evaluate when moving forward with growth for your company.

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Emerging Entrepreneur of The Year 2017

Today we take a look back at our Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year event in 2017, with fond memories. The campaign brought together established entrepreneurs from across the UK with the challenge of identifying individuals who in their view are representative of a next generation entrepreneur.

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BQ in-depth podcasts

We take a look back at the podcast pilot created in 2016, which contain pearls of wisdom from industry leaders such as Joe and Lucy Frankel from Vegware, Sir Chris Hoy and Nigel McMinn from Lookers.

If you'd rather listen to some of the best BQ interviews than read them, here's the place to do so.

 

 

 

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How can Scotland capitalise on the success of its life sciences sector? Part three - marketing

The final part of this live debate on capitalising on the success of Scotland's life sciences sector looks at the attractiveness of the sector to entrepreneurs and the next generation of life sciences professionals.  

 

Susanne Mitschke, co-founder of dementia support app Mindmate

Brain Power

BQ meets Susanne Mitschke, co-founder of dementia support app Mindmate and one of the graduates of New York’s Techstars programme.

As the UK's biggest killer and currently with no cure, Dementia prevention and care continues to be an important focus in the UK and around the world. 

 

 

 

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How can Scotland capitalise on the success of its life sciences sector? Part two - collaborating

This second part of a live debate on the future of Scotland’s life sciences sector looks at cross-industry collaboration, investment and market-led innovation. 

Warren Bader, founder of Plan Bee

We're in the honey

Plan Bee not only manages hives for the likes of Aldi, Kellogg’s and L’Oreal but also produces a range of products including honey and mead, and educates the public about the importance of pollinators. Founder Warren Bader tells Peter Ranscombe how he balances people, planet and profit.

 

 

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How can Scotland capitalise on the success of its life sciences sector? Part one - the challenges

We take a look back at this Scotland life sciences focused live debate, originally published in September 2016. Part one looks at the challenges facing the sector.

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