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London Start Ups & start up entrepreneurs

Piers Mummery

Q&A: Piers Mummery, BrightMove, the man making the top of black cabs light upVideo

Spotted those digital ads on top of taxis? This is the entrepreneur behind them

Brett Akker

Q&A: Brett Akker sold Streetcar for $50m. Can he do it again with LoveSpace?

The entrepreneur hopes to disrupt the £355m storage market

Dayuse-hotel

Sex by the hour: Q&A with the co-founder of Dayuse-Hotels.com

An online service that allows people to book out rooms by the day now has 350 hotels on its books since launching in November 2010. With boutique hotels such as the St John Hotel and Knightsbridge Green offering its services, Dayuse-Hotels.com has bypassed the stigma of the seedy motel label. So how did co-founder Thibaud d’Agrèves manage to cash in on playing Cupid?

Doug Richard

Doug Richard Q&A: Forget Tech City and look to the creative sectorVideo

Former Dragons’ Den star Doug Richard believes we should be encouraging the next generation of creative stars to maintain the £59.2bn sector. But how?

Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder TransferWise

Q&A: Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder of TransferWise which has landed $1.3 million funding

The revolutionary crowd-sourcing money transfer service has recieved a cash injection in its mission to take on the banks - we meet the founder

Screen shot of 85by85 MEET page London entrepreneurs launch video based networking site

London entrepreneurs win the race to launch video based networking site

Two London entrepreneurs are looking to conquer the video networking space with the launch of their startup, 85by55

Alice Taylor, MakieLab

Alice Taylor thinks 3D printed avatars will make her business as big as Lego. Is she lost in Wonderland?

Martha Lane Fox tipped MakieLab as the new business to watch. What makes this start-up so special?

Nathalie Gaveau

This woman sold her last firm for 200m euros. Now she's taking on Facebook

Nathalie Gaveau has launched a startup, Shopcade, which aims to turn Facebook users into shopkeepers. She tells us her masterplan

Simon Prockter with some of his Housebites takeaway

Q&A: Housebites founder Simon Prockter

Stephen Fry and a certain ex-PM are fans of this start-up. Have you heard of it yet?

Kevin Harrington, chairman and founder of TVGoods

Q&A: American “dragon” on the hunt for UK entrepreneurs

We caught up with US entrepreneur Kevin Harrington as he announces his move this side of the Atlantic.

Lee Cannon and Jonny Woolf

Fairsharemusic.com: killing iTunes with kindness

Charity starts with a tuneful download for Media Guardian’s Innovation Awards winners Fairsharemusic.com

Wendy Tan White

Wendy Tan White: My top three most exciting London start-ups

For Global Entrepreneurship Week, the entrepreneur behind website builder Moonfruit.com picks her favourites

The Kate & Wills wedding-themed gift set was the hit of the year

Start-up spotlight: Biscuiteers

This Global Entrepreneurship Week we’re profiling the capital’s most innovative and exciting entrepreneurs - so meet Harriet Hastings of Biscuiteers

Left to right: Kantox COO Antonio Rami, CTO John Carbajal and CEO Philippe Gelis

Can Kantox re-invent FX hedging?

Philippe Gelis’ creative solution to FX risk means exporters can cut costs and avoid the tricky derivatives market