British Nurse Marcia Blackstock always dreamed of starting her own business, but her problem was finding a suitable business partner. She turned the problem itself into a business idea and launched what was believed to be the world's first online business partner matchmaking service in January 2003. During 2004 Marcia introduced a series of offline events. The revolutionary and innovative website is a strong contender for the 2005 BT-sponsored Information and Communications Technology Award.
In 2002, Marcia Blackstock, decided she wanted to go into business. She searched the internet to find some help but could find none. So the Registered Mental Health Nurse decided to turn her disappointment into opportunity.
"I had always previously been a Mental Health Nurse," said Marcia. "I was looking on the internet for a business partner but had no luck."
So a year ago Marcia set up a service which runs along similar themes of a dating agency....