Dr Shai Vyakarnam was challenged with this question on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme (19 Aug) as Cambridge software firm Autonomy, founded by entrepreneur Dr Mike Lynch OBE, is sold to Hewlett Packard for around $7billion. Is this another UK tech firm losing its independence to a US giant multinational or a great entrepreneurial success story that’s good for Cambridge and the UK economy?
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What happens when the entrepreneurial ambition doesn’t follow the planned path? What happens when the dream fails? How does the entrepreneur find the next dream and move forward? Jane Wilks, a regular mentor on our Ignite programme, has written a book, ‘When it’S HIT THE FAN: An Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster Ride’ about her personal journey – the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur, her experiences with her company Valiant and regaining her entrepreneurial spirit.