Today on StartupSmart, we take a look at some of the major trends to emerge out of the 2012 Startup Smart Awards Top 50. Encouragingly, the list offers up a diverse range of companies and ideas.
From social enterprise and start-up services to eco-friendly nappies, the businesses on this year’s list are either tapping into new markets or discovering newfound niches in existing markets.
Be sure to read the full list to gain insight into where the opportunities are.
Elsewhere, Graeme McCormack has some ideas for drawing people to businesses that are off the beaten track, and Polly McGee offers key points to consider when undertaking risk assessment.