Category: Entrepreneurs

Oct 13

James Dyson paid £1.2bn dividend in 2022 by technology group

The technology group Dyson has paid a £1.2bn dividend to the Singapore-based family holding company of its founder. The pro-Brexit entrepreneur Sir James Dyson moved the group’s corporate headquarters to the city state in 2019, attributing the decision to the growing importance of supply chains and customers in Asia. Filings published in Singapore’s corporate registry […]
Sep 14

Sweatband.com founder Maz Darvish exits to launch AI-technology company, CognitionHub

Maz Darvish has announced he has left his role as Chief Transformation Officer at Sweatband.com, the company he co-founded in 2000, and has launched an e-commerce focussed AI-Technology business named CognitionHub.com With a track record of founding, scaling, and successfully exiting multiple e-commerce and digital marketing businesses, Darvish will serve as the Chief Executive Officer […]
Jun 21

Meet the student entrepreneur revolutionising the creative content space

Sam Wood, a final year student studying Film Production at the University of Salford and entrepreneur, has launched Salford Media Works, an all-inclusive creative content agency expected to disrupt the media and marketing sector, thanks to the support of Launch@ Salford. Launch, Salford Business School’s purpose-built incubation space, is designed to support Salford students and […]
May 22

Belfast young person Jemma Simpson meets His Majesty The King after winning national Princes Trust award

Jemma Simpson, 32 from Belfast, has won a prestigious national Prince’s Trust and TK Maxx and Homesense Award, after previously winning the Ulster Bank Enterprise Award in the country final. Winner of the national NatWest Enterprise Award attended a reception yesterday at Buckingham Palace to meet His Majesty The King, Founder and President of The […]