Linda Lewis profiles Xero, the market leader in cloud-based accounting software which has been labelled by Forbes as the most innovative growth company two years in a row. This week they've been hosting their annual conference and expo in Battersea in London, unveiling a number of innovative add-ons to their software, such as auto-enrollment for pensions, and a link-up with Barclays and Microsoft to provide subscribers with more insights into how and where their money is going. Linda Lewis went along to meet the founders.
Linda Lewis visits Bodybuilding.com, an American online retailer which describes itself as the world’s largest online sports nutrition store, selling more than 13,500 different health and fitness supplements and accessories to customers in more than 155 countries. The company has just launched in the UK and has big ambitions to shake up the fitness market over here, not just by selling supplements but also with their extensive range of videos and online fitness advice.
Linda Lewis visits RateSetter, one of the world's largest peer-to-peer lenders and the biggest in the UK by monthly volume. She visited them at their offices near London Bridge in the high-tech Metal Box Factory and spoke to Rhydian Lewis, CEO and co-founder, and some of the team to find out how their innovative model of matching investors and lenders works.
Company Casebook with Linda Lewis, talking to Joe Warren, Managing Director and and Andrew Wordsworth, founder of Sustainable Ventures, at Powervault, A London technology startup aiming to revolutionise the home energy market with their electricity storage systems linked to roof solar panels.
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging is a highly successful British technology firm which developed the world's first MRI scanner for injured or ill horses. The company has won two Queen's Awards for Enterprise and International Trade. It is now developing a revolutionary scanner to help vets diagnose and treat cats and dogs. Linda Lewis went to meet them.
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