Apprentice loser Nick Holzherr gets funding for food site

Original post by BBC A runner up in television series The Apprentice has secured funding for his food website after being turned down by Lord Sugar. Nick Holzherr has secured £170,000 to launchWhisk, a service that creates online shopping lists based on recipes. In the TV series, Lord Sugar told the entrepreneur that he was […]

Five key points from the Silicon Prairie Stories panel at TechWeek

Original post by JEFF SLOBOTSKI via Silicon Prairienews I participated Monday in a Chicago TechWeek panel titled “Stories from the Silicon Prairie: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Outside of the Valley.” I was joined by Naithan Jones of AgLocal, Thad Langford of Open Air Equity Partners, Ben Milne of Dwolla and Greg Kratofil of Polsinelli Shughart, who served as our panel’s moderator. This was the first time that most of us had presented on the same […]

Blog: Setting up in London? Here’s three tips from a start-up new to Tech City

Original post by TechCityuk After moving to London from Spain four months ago, David Guerra Terol, ofMotion4Startups, provides foreign entrepreneurs with 3 key tips for settling in to London. I still remember how people were astonished that on my first day in London I attended an event in TechHub to meet some people and start […]