Tag: Centre for Entrepreneurs

CFE’s prison entrepreneurship report featured in The Guardian

A prison entrepreneurship report by the Centre for Entrepreneurs’ (CFE) has featured in an article in The Guardian. The article, which discusses how an enterprise course could help rehabilitation, cites figures directly from the report on prisoners’ suitability for entrepreneurship, as well as the potential reduced reoffending rates in the UK following entrepreneurship programmes in …

Continue reading

CFE features in Business Reporter discussing London’s entrepreneurial success

Matt Smith, Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) and StartUp Britain has featured in a recent article in Business Reporter, discussing how a German political party is attempting to attract British start-ups to Berlin following the UK’s vote to leave the EU – by hiring an ad-van with a billboard enticing companies to move …

Continue reading

CFE discusses the value of experience over education in Cambridge Business Magazine

In the June edition of Cambridge Business Magazine, Matt Smith, Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE), explains why the majority of UK entrepreneurs value experience over education. Indeed, CFE’s report on serial entrepreneurs, ‘Beyond the first business: the myths, risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur’ found that only 42% of entrepreneurs surveyed considered …

Continue reading

The Centre for Entrepreneurs’ report on prison entrepreneurship published in The Telegraph

The Telegraph has published an article detailing the Centre for Entrepreneurs’ (CFE) recently released report, ‘From Inmates to Entrepreneurs’ – explaining the benefits of turning prisoners into entrepreneurs. The article describes how prisons are an untapped source of entrepreneurial potential and the fact that the Government is wasting billions by failing to harness this talent. …

Continue reading

The Centre for Entrepreneurs discusses fear of failure in I Am New Generation

In a recent article for I Am New Generation, the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) discusses why serial entrepreneurs are less afraid of failure than one-time founders – following the release of a joint report with Coutts: Beyond the first business: the myths, risks and rewards of being a serial entrepreneur. Matt Smith, Director of CFE, …

Continue reading

CFE discusses the importance of nurturing tech entrepreneurs in TechCityinsider

In a recent article for TechCityinsider, Matt Smith – Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) – explains the rationale behind 2016’s tech winners in the Maserati 100 index. The article discusses the importance of entrepreneurs who are prepared to support new startup founders and the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.     A number …

Continue reading

The Centre for Entrepreneur’s 2016 Maserati 100 index published

The Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) and Maserati have announced the 2016 Maserati 100 index – a list of Britain’s most successful philanthropists, investors, mentors and ascending entrepreneurs, who are supporting the next generation of up and coming business talent, as reported in the business press. The list features a high calibre of diverse and vibrant …

Continue reading

The Centre for Entrepreneurs discusses how 2015 was a record year for start-up formation

According to the Centre for Entrepreneurs – the entrepreneurs’ think tank – 2015 was a record year for start-up formation in the UK, with a total of 608,100 new businesses started. The Centre has analysed the latest Companies House data, revealing that the UK has managed to sustain the growth trend in company formation despite the …

Continue reading

CFE’s StartUp Britain bus tour starts in Downing Street

Moorgate CEO and Deputy Chairman of the CFE, Robert Kelsey, CFE chairman and CFE Director join PM David Cameron to discuss entrepreneurialism at No. 10 for beginning of StartUp Britain tour.