New report reveals secrets of entrepreneurship
By Daniel Hunter
FileMaker, the leader in easy-to-use database software, has interviewed a number of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs to identify three shared characteristics that enable them to be successful.
The RainMakers report, which investigates what drives entrepreneurship and innovation in the UK, explores how the attitude and behaviour of entrepreneurs can be replicated in even the largest of organisations.
The report is a collaboration between FileMaker and Guy Rigby, Head of Entrepreneurial Services at Smith & Williamson, an accountancy and investment management group that champions the cause of entrepreneurs.
As part of the research, Rigby interviewed the leaders of some of the UK’s most innovative young companies, including: a monetary exchange start-up; Europe’s leader in search retargeting; an R&D tax credits specialist; an immigration logistics provider and a turbo-boosted antimicrobial honey producer.
The research has identified three recurring characteristics that enable entrepreneurs to drive innovation and, furthermore, inspire a culture of “intrapreneurship” amongst their teams. These are: