Posted Monday 28th October 2019
A battle has broken out for the takeover of Just Eat as investment group Prosus attempts to buy out the food delivery giant. This follows recent news that Just Eat were planning to merge with Dutch rival Takeaway.com.
The location of a start-up can play an important role in the company’s growth. A report by Start-up Heatmap Europe ranks the top ten places to start a business. Read the article for the full list and to find out where London ranked.
Following the collapse of WeWork’s flotation plans, the company plans to “right-size” the business. The Financial Times report that this could have an impact on as many as 4,000 jobs, which is approximately a third of all WeWork’s staff.
GoodBox, the contactless donation company has used crowdfunding platform Seedrs to raise £1m. GoodBox was launched in 2016 and since then has raised over £2m for UK charities from Comic Relief to the British Red Cross!
In January, Rebel Kitchen is set to merge with Nurtue Brands to create an enlarged business in the UK. The merger will create a group with retail sales of £10m+ allowing both brands to accelerate their growth.
Joelson Managing Partner, Philippa Sturt has written for Bloomberg Law examining the lack of diversity within the tech industry. A recent study revealed that only 15% of AI researchers at Facebook and 10% at Google are women.
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Anthony Fletcher, CEO of Graze, the healthy snack brand, recently spoke at the Joelson Founder's Fireside event to discuss the journey of developing Graze over the last decade.
James Davidson, Co-Founder of Tails.com, the subscription-based dog food supplier, spoke at the recent Joelson Founder's Fireside event.
Huib van Bockel, founder of Tenzing, the healthy energy drink, recently spoke at our Founder's Fireside event to discuss his entrepreneurial journey and the challenges he faced starting Tenzing.
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