Guy Schanschieff had always wanted to start a business but was lacking a strong idea. But a conversation about dirty nappies spurred him into action.
The Hövding airbag bike helmet is worn as a collar and inflates into a hood around your head in a fraction of a second when its sophisticated algorithm detects an accident.
PoochPlay is a dog activity monitor and wellbeing-management app that aims to cover all aspects of dog health and safety.
Mikkel Borg Bjergso is a beer-brewing Dane who is taking over the world with his range of ales. Chris Carter reports.
Six years ago, Alisa Zotimova came to terms with the fact that she would never realise her childhood dream of becoming an actress, so she used her savings to set up AZ Real Estate, which now boasts an annual turnover of over £1m.
Hostmaker is a property-management company with the all-embracing aim of bringing a five-star hotel service to homes.
SMEs have much to offer workers, says David Prosser. They should play to their strengths.
Ben King launched his app, Pesky Fish, to reinvent the seafood supply chain and create a more sustainable industry for fish, fishermen and consumers.
Virtual Internships matches candidates with companies looking for remote interns.
When Mike Lawton realised he couldn’t fly spacecraft, he decided to make parts for them instead. Chris Carter reports.
Employee share ownership can be good for everyone involved, says David Prosser.