James was editor of Growth Company Investor as well as writing for our sister titles What Investment and Business XL, before moving on to be an editor at Shares Magazine in 2011.

Company Flotations

Why standard stock exchange listings are a mistake

James Crux, editor of Growth Company Investor, argues that a new LSE listing category is decidedly sub-standard.


AIM Review

A bevy of recent deals could prove significant with fair winds behind them, writes James Crux


Lending a voice: Jon Smith

Jon Smith shatters the stereotype of the money-grabbing sports agent, having long spent his own money and a substantial amount of his time on two particularly worthy causes.

Company Flotations

Tough times on AIM

A difficult new issues climate and challenging market conditions have taken their toll on London's junior market.

Alternative Finance for Business

The importance of exploring all options when funding Business Growth

Growing your business without giving too much away, or being diluted out of sight, is every entrepreneur's dream. And it is eminently achievable.


Spending it: Ian Rosenblatt

Making money is music to the ears of any entrepreneur. For Ian Rosenblatt, however, music itself is the passion, and since 2000 he’s been happy to spend a portion of his cash on promoting up-and-coming operatic talent.


Eurosceptic Hew Balfour grows Europa

Self-proclaimed eurosceptic Hew Balfour – a prominent supporter of the ‘vote no’ campaign against the European Constitution – is driving a disciplined revival at aptly named Havelock Europa, the Scottish shops-to-schools outfitter.