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2015 a record year for startup formation

2015 a record year for startup formation

11th January 2016

Companies House data shows a record 608,110 new UK businesses formed in 2015 – reflecting a cultural shift in the UK economy. The latest Companies House data, as analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) and StartUp Britain, reveals that

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New figures reveal record breaking year for start-ups

New figures reveal record breaking year for start-ups

4th January 2015

London and South East maintain entrepreneurial power house status Birmingham top performing city outside of South East Entrepreneurial activity in Manchester booming, making it the hot spot of the North High levels of growth in Yorkshire and Humberside, and the

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Half a million and counting: UK hits startup record

Half a million and counting: UK hits startup record

6th November 2014

StartUp Britain figures released today have recorded close to 500,000 new businesses already created in 2014 – a new record. Statistics from the national enterprise campaign (run by the Centre for Entrepreneurs think tank), show 498,176 businesses have, to date,

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Announcement: Winner of startup tech competition

Announcement: Winner of startup tech competition

3rd September 2014

Congratulations to Alberto Munoz from ChangeAlert on winning the StartUp Tech Competition to represent Britain in the StartUp Nations and the Bank’s Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs’ ‘World Startup Competition’, held in South Korea this November. Out of the many talented start-ups

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StartUp Britain end of year book

StartUp Britain end of year book

27th March 2014

Tomorrow is StartUp Britain’s third anniversary and after years of hard work, its founders have decided it’s time to hand over the assets of the campaign to independent think tank, the Centre for Entrepreneurs. StartUp Britain was launched in 2011.

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StartUp Britain: The next steps

StartUp Britain: The next steps

27th March 2014

Today, the Centre for Entrepreneurs takes on the running of the national enterprise campaign, StartUp Britain. In an extract from the campaign’s 2014 report, our director, Matt Smith sets out what’s next for the campaign. As a campaigning organisation, StartUp

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See first three winners of small business local buzz competition

See first three winners of small business local buzz competition

17th March 2014

The first three winners of Intuit’s fantastic Small Business Local Buzz competition have already been announced, with more on the way later this week. So far Glasgow-based middle eastern food business Habibi Kitchen set up and run by Mel Grossman

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Inuit pledges £20,000 to Britain’s small businesses

Inuit pledges £20,000 to Britain’s small businesses

27th February 2014

Intuit partners with StartUp Britain to award eleven cash prizes to small businesses #SupportSmallBizUK Intuit UK, together with StartUp Britain, has today launched “Small Business Local Buzz”, a national competition offering £20,000 of funding to British start-ups and business owners.

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StartUp Britain embarks on new chapter

StartUp Britain embarks on new chapter

26th February 2014

The Centre for Entrepreneurs think tank is to take on the running of national enterprise campaign StartUp Britain when the founders step down after three years of activity next month. The official handover will take place on Thursday March 27,

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Mapping UK start-ups: London and beyond

Mapping UK start-ups: London and beyond

12th February 2014

Not that we need it, but yet more evidence showing the extent of London’s role as the entrepreneurial powerhouse of the UK. Figures released by the national enterprise campaign StartupUp Britain show how the capital is dominating the UK’s entrepreneurial

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