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Gus Bartholomew is the latest entrepreneur to feature in our success stories. Gus is the co-founder of SupplyCompass, a company that helps clients in the UK get in touch with manufacturers in India. In this success story, Gus discusses working with a partner and working in both the UK and India.

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In our latest success story, we discuss the success of Stem + Glory, a vegan restaurant, with the owner Louise Palmer-Masterton. Louise, a yoga instructor turned entrepreneur gives us an insight into her business journey, from discussing future plans to the rise of veganism.

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Jordan Daykin is the latest entrepreneur to feature in our success stories. Jordan is the inventor and owner of GripIt, a plasterboard fixing capable of holding 250kg, as well as the CEO of VPS Group. He invented GripIt with his Grandad at just 13 years of age. He discusses his time on Dragons Den, inventing his product and his plans for the future.
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Alex Eid the founder of Homie, a platform to help renters find a home with a help of a personal home finder, is the latest entrepreneur to be featured in our success story. Alex has raised $4 million in seed funding to set up and grow his business. In his story, he discusses workplace culture and advice for any prospective, aspiring entrepreneurs.
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Dr. Mona Alyedreessy has set up a small business called Azara Beautique. Based on her experience of setting up this business she has given Company Bug her tips for other women setting up a business, in order to help and inspire women who too have great business ideas.
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Husband and wife left the retired life behind to give themselves a challenge again, so they set up a business. Scrumpies of Mayfair, was a project that breathed life into their retirement for the couple, who had left an international law firm behind. Here, Vicki gives the story behind her and her husbands journey or retirement and entrepreneurship.

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Suzy Pelta is the latest entrepreneur to feature in one of our success stories. Suzy from SuzyPeltaBakes is a business woman, a recipe book writer and demo chef. After winning Lorraine’s Cake Club, Suzy transformed her life and took advantage of opportunities that came her way. She discusses juggling being a parent and being a business owner as well as the importance of social media.
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In our latest success story, we talk to Temi Alanamy co-founder of a nutrition based app called Whatsinit?. She talks about the biggest lessons learnt and how having a partner can challenge you to do better.
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Chantelle Flynn, one of the creators of Tiipii bed takes part in our recent success story. She discusses the method of making a niche product an international success. TiiPii Beds are luxury floating hammock beds that create a unique relaxing space to be enjoyed indoors or outdoors.
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In our latest edition of success stories, we spoke to Brenden Carr – owner of a family run business. Caztec help deal with domestic and commercial electrical problems. Brenden discusses the changes to marketing yourself as a business owner, over twenty years, to the advantages of running a family business.
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For our latest success story we talk to Simon Bradley, our partner at WPA healthcare. Simon talks about what its was like to start working for yourself to some of the biggest challenges he faced.
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In our latest success story, we speak to Edmund Cohen, founder of a innovative site which lets you hire some of the UK’s most spectacular properties for parties, weddings and other events.
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Since launching in May 2014, Snaptrip has transformed the last minute holiday rental sector. With total investment in the company now over $1 million in less than 12 months, the company’s CEO, Matt Fox talks through some simple ways to get your brand investment-ready.
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Carol Cheesman left the corporate world to set up a thriving accountancy firm which has hundreds of small business owners as clients. She tells us what the most frequently-made mistakes are by business owners, and what to look out for when choosing an accountant.
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We talk to Luke Lang, co-founder of Crowdcube, about the rapid growth in popularity of crowdfunding, and the benefits this investment model offers to both business owners and investors.
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In this interview, we talk to Ed Molyneux, the CEO and co-founder of FreeAgent, the UK’s market-leading online accounting system, which has been designed specifically for small business owners and freelancers.
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In this success story, we talk to Wendy Kerr, who founded a successful business coaching company, Corporate Crossovers, which helps women leave their traditional 9-5 jobs behind and start their own businesses.
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We talked to David Lester, founder of Startups – the UK’s most visited small business site, following the launch of his latest business – citrusHR, which allows firms to manage all of their employment law and HR processes on an all-in-one cloud-based platform.
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Here, we talk to William Buist, who built up a leading collaborative consultancy, and subsequently founded the exclusive xTen Club, which provides its members with the opportunity to learn from and work with other entrepreneurs.
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Here we talk to Robert Aldous, founder of KitBrix, an innovative and modular way of organising and transporting your sports kit. It took the company a mere 12 months from concept to store, and Robert provides our readers with some valuable lessons he learned along the way.
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