FT Start-Up Stories

FT Start-Up Stories

Uncovering the secrets of computing

Alex Klein tells Jonathan Moules about his ambition to transform attitudes to computing with his kit to help people...

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Uncovering the secrets of computing

Alex Klein tells Jonathan Moules about his ambition to transform attitudes to computing with his kit to help people...

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How not to hire a psychopath

Geoff Watts and Julia Fowler co-founded EDITED, an innovative tech company that brings data analysis to the retail...

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How not to hire a psychopath

Geoff Watts and Julia Fowler co-founded EDITED, an innovative tech company that brings data analysis to the retail...

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Pursuing the AI dream

Twenty years ago, Chetan Dube left the world of academia, at New York University’s Courant Institute of...

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Pursuing the AI dream

Twenty years ago, Chetan Dube left the world of academia, at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical...

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The accidental entrepreneur

Michelle You, co-founder of the music ticketing and concert discovery platform Songkick, tells Jonathan Moules about...

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The accidental entrepreneur

Michelle You, co-founder of the music ticketing and concert discovery platform Songkick, tells Jonathan Moules about...

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Creating trust in an online world

When Peter Mühlmann’s mum had some bad experiences making her first purchases online in 2007, he decided there...

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Creating trust in an online world

When Peter Mühlmann’s mum had some bad experiences making her first purchases online in 2007, he decided there must...

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Buddi: what to do when a deal goes wrong

Sarah Murray’s mobile alarm and tracking technology company faced an early setback when a government contract...

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Buddi: what to do when a deal goes wrong

Sarah Murray’s mobile alarm and tracking technology company faced an early setback when a government contract she’d...

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How fighting a computer bug turned into a vocation

Marcin Kleczynski’s interest in computer software was sparked at the age of 14 when a battle to remove a virus...

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How fighting a computer bug turned into a vocation

Marcin Kleczynski’s interest in computer software was sparked at the age of 14 when a battle to remove a virus from...

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The business that spun out of control

Julie Deane set up the Cambridge Satchel Company as a way of financing her children's education, but its rapid...

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The business that spun out of control

Julie Deane set up the Cambridge Satchel Company as a way of financing her children's education, but its rapid...

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iZettle: beating the incumbents

If you are trying to fill a gap in the market and a very conservative industry tells you it can’t be done, then...

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iZettle: beating the incumbents

If you are trying to fill a gap in the market and a very conservative industry tells you it can’t be done, then go...

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Dale Murray: networking saved my business

Dale Murray co-founded Omega Logic, which provided an electronic solution for mobile phone top-ups just as mobile...

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Dale Murray: networking saved my business

Dale Murray co-founded Omega Logic, which provided an electronic solution for mobile phone top-ups just as mobile...

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