Tag: Entrepreneurs

Jun 3

Getting to know you: Sam Aydee, Co-Founder, Temple of Incense

In an exclusive interview with ‘Business Matters’, the founders of Temple of Incense share their inspiring journey of turning a family tradition into a thriving business. Rooted in their Punjabi heritage, they reveal the cultural inspirations behind their unique incense offerings, their admiration for their resilient ancestors, and the hard-earned lessons they’ve learned along the […]
Apr 14

‘Dragons’ Den’ Star Acknowledges Struggles as £37m Arts & Crafts Company Faces Challenges

Sara Davies, a familiar face from the hit show ‘Dragons’ Den’, has opened up about the hurdles her £37 million arts and crafts company, Crafter’s Companion, has encountered in recent years. The 39-year-old entrepreneur is candid about the tough times her company is enduring and her relentless efforts to navigate through them. Crafter’s Companion, a […]
Mar 28

Dragons’ Den: Entrepreneurs secure investment for their pet smoothie drinks company

Husband and wife, Ian and Louise Toal from Much Wenlock in Shropshire secured a £50,000 investment for a 35% share of their company from fashion retail entrepreneur and investor, Touker Suleyman on BBC One’s Dragons’ Den, for their award-winning range of smoothie drinks for dogs. Furr Boost was the inspiration of Louise who, for over […]
Mar 8

Wales’ Women in Business: Insights from The Prince’s Trust Director and Local Entrepreneur Unveil Challenges and Solutions

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, yet a lot more still needs to boost opportunities for young girls and tackle gender equality in the workplace. Fortunately Sarah Jones and Jeannette Linfoot, two businesswomen who have worked hard throughout their careers to tackle such issues, […]
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 […]