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Startup Direct Mentor Ted Rowlands: The Golden Rules of mentoring

Startup Direct Mentor Ted Rowlands: The Golden Rules of mentoring At Startup Direct we are privileged to have a cohort of over 300 excellent mentors who volunteer their time to help out our Startup businesses. Ted Rowlands is just one of these fantastic mentors and so Laura Campbell of Startup Direct caught up with him to […]


5 steps to starting a business in 2016 with Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation

5 steps to starting a business in 2016 If you have always dreamed of starting up your own business but have not had the know how or idea Startup Direct have joined with Emma Jones MBE, Enterprise Nation founder and Start-up expert (awarded an MBE for Services to Enterprise), to help you come up with that business idea and […]


Lorna Mitchell: How my independent language school startup is helping refugees

Lorna Mitchell set up The Language Studio in Wolverhampton at 24 after using her knowledge of the local area to find a gap in the market. Laura Campbell of Startup Direct spoke to her about how her business is helping victims of the refugee crisis…. Hi there Lorna. Why did you decide to startup your business? I didn’t have […]


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