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Small business: why it pays to adapt

Entrepreneurs must be ready to change their minds about what works and what doesn’t, and change their business model accordingly.

Jim Cramer: The bull has further to run

The manic presenter of the Mad Money show on CNBC and founder of TheStreet.com is bullish.

Lars Windhorst: A business wunderkind falls from grace

Lars Windhorst © Charlie Bibby/FT

German financier Lars Windhorst has a history of making – and losing – money. But this time, he’s out to prove his doubters wrong.

Jamie Dimon: no fan of bitcoin

It’s not the technology that investment bank boss Jamie Dimon has a problem with. It’s the cryptocurrency.

Money makers: Smart clobber for mothers-to-be

Cecile Reinaud

When Cecile Reinaud’s pregnant colleagues came to her complaining they didn’t have anything to wear, she got down to business and set up Séraphine.

Michael Lindsell: Why I snapped up Man U for my investment fund

Manchester Unite ground Old Trafford © Getty Images

Lindsell Train has notched up considerable success by focusing on a few core stocks. Merryn Somerset Webb talked to Michael Lindsell about his strategy.

Five questions for… François Briod, co-founder and CEO of Monito

Monito is an online comparison tool that provides a new way for people to find, compare and review money-transfer services and fees when sending money abroad.

Tim Bell: The PR high-flyer who lives for the buzz

Tim Bell © Rex Features

The seeds of City PR firm Bell Pottinger’s downfall were sown years ago when its CEO fell out with its larger-than-life co-founder, Tim Bell.

Money makers: A trip to the Titanic

Stockton Rush

Only four deep-diving submersible submarines exist and they all belong to national governments. Stockton Rush is out to change that.

Chen Tianqiao: the billionaire funding brain research

Chen Tianqiao © Getty Imaåges

Chen Tianqiao once ran China’s largest internet firm, then moved to Singapore and transformed his firm into an investment group. Now he’s turning to philanthropy.

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