If the UK is to match its cohort of top global ecosystems in the creation of unicorns it must first fix the funding gap that exists when a start-up begins to scale up.
Countries run by dictators still attract foreign direct investment, especially if the leader has a background or education in business.
It is hard to change cultural factors such as racial discrimination but Latin American countries could improve social mobility by investing more in government schools and reducing red tape.
There is no endgame when it comes to ESG for investors, just a long haul of changing priorities and goals. This is why a long-term commitment to sustainability is vital.
The development and roll out of the Covid vaccine has largely been a huge success, but there are areas around the supply chains where lessons must be learnt, writes Ben van der Schaaf of management consultancy Arthur D Little.
Quite how the UK's National Security and Investment Act 2021 will impact investment levels remains to be seen, but lessons can be learned from looking at its Australian equivalent.
The pandemic has challenged the UK's cities like never before, leading some to predict their demise. Daryl Perry of real estate company Avison Young believes their resilience and adaptability will win out.
Economic development is vitally important – but sorely misunderstood, writes veteran of the field Mark Williams in an excerpt from his recent memoir.
The UK government's announcement of eight free ports in England was met with both celebration and suspicion. Phoebe Warneford-Thomson of the British Ports Association explains why concerns over the ports are misplaced.
Any TRIPS waiver on Covid-19 vaccines is a welcome move, but the terms of many bilateral investment treaties will render this waiver useless when it comes to stopping lawsuits.
The US is way out in front when it comes to the use of SPACs, but there are signs that Europe is getting in on the act, which, writes Nick Whitehead of ZEDRA, could be good news for the continent's SMEs.
Sub-Saharan Africa took a powerful hit from the Covid-19 pandemic, but enormous opportunities are now there to be taken through its youthful population and the AfCFTA.