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Entrepreneurs Panel

Charlie Mullins
Julie Meyer
Jeremy Roberts
Steve Purdham
Brian Hay
Jennie Johnson
David Pollock
Debbie Pierce
Michael Oliver
Tony Caldeira
Laura Tenison
Richard O'Sullivan

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The founder of Lenovo, the US$15bn-turnover Chinese computer manufacturer, was last night named “Entrepreneur for the World” by the World Entrepreneurship Forum, a think tank meeting in Lyon, France.

The third annual meeting of the World Entrepreneurship Forum, a think-tank consisting of delegates from more than 50 different countries, begins today.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.