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The Customer-Funded Business
Start, Finance, or Grow Your Company with Your Customers' Cash
More than two generations ago, the venture capital community convinced the entrepreneurial world that writing business plans and raising venture capital.
22 Aug 2014
New index of Scottish stocks – the Scotsie 100 – unveiled
Economists ask: should an independent Scotland have its own stock exchange?
The debate about an independent Scotland’s economic future is today fuelled by stock market researchers who have created a standalone index of Scottish securities – the Scotsie 100.
14 Jul 2014
Excellence recognised as London Business School awards honorary degrees and fellowships
Congregation 2014 celebrates the accomplishments of London Business School students and leaders in business.
Helena Morrissey CBE, CEO of Newton Investment Management, is one of a trio of individuals whose outstanding contribution to business has been recognised with an honorary fellowship at London Business School. Helena was voted one of the 50 Most Influential People in Finance by Bloomberg Markets magazine in October 2013. In 2010 she was named the Financial News ‘Most Influential Women in European Asset Management’.
11 Jul 2014
Majority will work remotely by 2020, say executives
‘Out of office’ will soon be normal for at least 50% of the workforce
More than half of us will be working remotely by 2020, said executives, entrepreneurs and business academics at London Business School’s Global Leadership Summit.
03 Jul 2014
Labour calls for global action on global problems
Labour’s Ed Balls – the UK shadow chancellor of the exchequer – kicked off the party’s ‘Economy Week’ at London Business School, aiming to bolster the party’s image as ‘pro-business’ rather than ‘business as usual’.
He argued that globalisation has created much greater complexity in tax systems and fuelled unimagined labour mobility. Combined with a technological revolution, middle-income as well as low-skill jobs have been wiped out.
30 Jun 2014