We are the change

Natalie Ellis – inventor of Road Refresher

There is one item that President Obama doesn’t leave home without when taking his dog, Bo, on a trip.  That item is the Road Refresher, which was famously rejected by the panel on Dragon’s Den in 2008 as they felt it was too challenging to crack the American market.  But Natalie Ellis, undaunted by their brutal criticism and her desire to succeed,…
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Saira Khan – Miamoo: Extraordinary Entrepreneur

Many will remember Saira Khan as the runner up on the first ever series of The Apprentice in 2005.  She made quite an impression on the British public as the fiercely ambitious, free-spirited Muslim woman who continuously kicked against cultural constraints.  She has come a long way since then, and in October 2006 she created Miamoo, the organic…
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Drop shipping – the cheap way to get inventory

If you have been browsing the internet for a while searching for a business opportunity, the chances are you would have come across drop shipping.  In the retail industry, this is becoming something of a growing trend in order to help cut costs and keep things local, but what is it and how does it work? What is drop shipping? Drop shipping is an…
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Inspiration from Moonfruit founder Wendy Tan White

Wendy Tan-White is the founder of Moonfruit, a highly successful internet company which allows users to create their own websites.  She is most recently famed for creating one of the most successful social media marketing campaigns ever.  Her idea? To give away one free MacPro a day for 10 days on Twitter.  Her execution and social media smarts…
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