How to be an entrepreneur
To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, The Day interviewed five inspirational young entrepreneurs, including Britain’s youngest self-made millionaire, a tech rising star, and one of the youngest ever champions of The Apprentice. We uncover the secrets of their success, and how you can do it too.
Meet Britain’s youngest self-made millionaire
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Akshay Ruparelia was just 17 when he set up his online estate agency — it is now worth millions. He talks The...
‘You can create something from nothing’
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Rose Dyson founded Pura Cosmetics when she was just 15. Three years later her A-levels are done and business is booming. She...
The young ad man who conquered the Dragons
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Ed Hollands launched his truck advertising company after university, realising a childhood dream. Sales soared this year after victory...
‘Go out into the world and make a difference’
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? On top of her studies, sixth-former Joana Baptista has already founded three companies. She talks to The...
Cake, cash and life after The Apprentice
What does it take to be an entrepreneur? When Alana Spencer was crowned Lord Sugar’s apprentice, it was just a twist in a bigger tale. She tells The...