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A scientist’s dream to save the world – transforming carbon dioxide into everyday items

Despite devastating evidence of an impending climate catastrophe, and the global recognition that we need to address it, the world remains without a viable, scalable solution to mitigate the 51 billion of tonnes of carbon dioxide we produce annually. ViridiCO2 is an innovative spin-out from the University of Southampton that enables carbon dioxide-emitting industries – […]

African Market

Founding a startup aimed at the African market

Targeting the African market, both those in Africa and the diaspora, comes with challenges. First among these is the need to understand the cultural quirks of the community you’re addressing. Kay Akinwunmi is the co-founder of the African startup – Zazuu – a money transfer marketplace, giving people the ability to see and compare the […]

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‘The future is already PRYNTD’ says this new virtual reality music streaming platform for music artists and their only-fans

For the first time, a new subscription platform for music artists is bringing together musicians and their audiences in a whole new virtual reality world – PRYNTD. Similar to how OnlyFans operates its own online video content, this immersive music streaming service basically matches the creative needs of content creators and the desires of their […]

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The loneliness that comes with entrepreneurship

The journey to entrepreneurship is an all-encompassing one requiring tenacious drive, vision, energy, and enthusiasm. However, a journey in need of such solo dedication can be seriously isolating and is why entrepreneurship leaves many founders and freelancers lonely. What’s more, young entrepreneurs have the added weight of experiencing this in the midst of a loneliness […]

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Red Bull Basement – celebrating student tech innovators globally

Applications are now open for the Red Bull Basement competition – finding and empowering the ‘next ingenious innovation’ from University students worldwide. Student entrepreneurs, creators and inventors are invited to showcase their innovative ideas in disrupting the ‘status quo’ and using technology to ‘drive positive change for the future’. Red Bull Basement is a global […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – Tutoring with ‘Tutora’

Tutora is an online marketplace helping students and parents find the best local tutors for one-to-one tuition in their own homes. Users simply search by subject and postcode, read reviews left by each tutors’ previous students then send a message to their chosen tutors to book lessons. Scott Woodley discovered Tutora, with his friend Mark […]

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Co-Founder Story – Going Into Business With My Friend

The saying goes that friends should never go into business together but my partnership with my co-founder has been strengthened by our friendship. Tom Gatzen, together with his friend Rob Imonikhe, co-founded Ideal Flatmate – an algorithm based flatmate matchmaker, which helps tenants find compatible house companions. The 28-year-old tech entrepreneur highlights the highs and […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – AtHashtags

AtHashtags is a shopping search engine making the art of buying ‘on-the-go’ fashionable items, online and via popup shops, more user-friendly. Beta launched by Bernard Omolafe, 30, and his co-founder Henrike Grund in 2015, this upcoming Ecommerce startup helps small retail vendors expand and reach more consumers both online and on the High street.  AtHashtags – How […]

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Red Bull Basement - student

Red Bull Basement – celebrating student tech innovators globally

Applications are now open for the Red Bull Basement competition – finding and empowering the ‘next ingenious innovation’ from University students worldwide. Student entrepreneurs, creators and inventors are invited to showcase their innovative ideas in disrupting the ‘status quo’ and using technology to ‘drive positive change for the future’. Red Bull Basement is a global […]

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Five young creative leaders win the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs 2021

The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) 2021 announces five young creative winners of its collective prize fund of £60,000 and a £100,000 business mentorship – to grow their social impact vision. In partnership with MeWe360 – a not-for–profit incubator for the creative industries – the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) invests […]

carbon dioxide

A scientist’s dream to save the world – transforming carbon dioxide into everyday items

Despite devastating evidence of an impending climate catastrophe, and the global recognition that we need to address it, the world remains without a viable, scalable solution to mitigate the 51 billion of tonnes of carbon dioxide we produce annually. ViridiCO2 is an innovative spin-out from the University of Southampton that enables carbon dioxide-emitting industries – […]

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Win £20000 at the 5th annual eBay for Business Awards

Application for the fifth annual eBay for Business Awards is open plus the chance to win £20,000 – a competition celebrating and championing entrepreneurship across the UK. Last year saw entries from thousands of entrepreneurs from across the nation, as they share how they had successfully managed their business during the coronavirus pandemic. Previous eBay […]

African Market

Founding a startup aimed at the African market

Targeting the African market, both those in Africa and the diaspora, comes with challenges. First among these is the need to understand the cultural quirks of the community you’re addressing. Kay Akinwunmi is the co-founder of the African startup – Zazuu – a money transfer marketplace, giving people the ability to see and compare the […]

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Top 7 steps organisations can take to create space and boost Black success in the workplace

Research suggests that diverse and inclusive organisations increase creativity, teamwork and success. In 2021 with so much talk centred around diversity, it is still clear that many organisations are failing to create space for their diverse talent to succeed. As someone who spends a lot of my time championing Black entrepreneurs and professionals and working […]

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‘We believe that Black stories matter’ – Applications open for the next class of #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube – the Google-owned video site – launches its grant applications for its #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022, a global multi-year commitment focused on spotlighting and growing Black creators and music on its platform. The #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund, launched last year, was created with the intention of ‘investing in work that amplifies the voices, […]

Next Generation Africa

Startup Africa Roadtrip – Next Generation Africa 21-22 Accelerator program for African startups

Startup Africa Roadtrip launches its accelerator program – Next Generation Africa – for African innovators looking to make a difference both locally and globally. The Next Generation Africa project is searching for 20 African startups, makers, and young talents with interests in developing prodcuts or services with high potential to driving a sustainable impact within […]

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Google for Startups – 30 European Black founders chosen to receive funding from the Black Founders Fund

Google for Startups has awarded 30 Black founders from the UK and Europe to receive cash funding of up to $100k (more than £70k) from its Black Founders Fund – a $2 million initiative to provide funds for Black-led startups. The 30 startups – chosen from the U.K., France, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands […]

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A giant piece of sand art is calling on world leaders to cut carbon emissions – ahead of this year’s G7 Summit week in the UK

The giant footprints sand art – titled Time to Walk the Walk – is calling on G7 world leaders to ‘not just talk the talk when it comes to sustainability, but to walk the walk’. Commissioned by sustainable footwear brand Allbirds, the sand art appears opposite a seaside resort Carbis Bay where the 47th G7 […]

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#Mood – a digital meme artwork by Students’ drawing attention to their mental health

A selection of digital and hand drawn memes, created by primary and secondary school kids, to capture their current feelings and draw attention to their mental health – #Mood. Students from across London joined together with Culture Mile – the City of London’s new cultural district – and the City of London Family of Schools, produced by […]

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Open ‘talent call’ for young Filmmakers by Formula E to accelerate ‘positive change around the world’

Formula E – the all-electric motorsport racing series – is searching for young Filmmakers and content creators to apply for its second open talent call focused on driving ‘positive change around the world’. This latest initiative is part of Formula E’s Electric Futures programme, which wants to democratise ‘opportunities for young and diverse talent on […]

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Young emerging artists take over the streets of London with a new artwork project ‘Beyond Boundaries’ – aimed at ‘bringing people together’

London’s Bankside is centre stage for these five young emerging artists as they launch a new artwork project titled Beyond Boundaries, aimed at ‘bringing people together’. A partnership between Tate Collective and Better Bankside, Beyond Boundaries showcases the talents of young creatives at a particularly challenging time for the arts. Each artist produced these pieces […]

Media Psychology - I Am New Generation Magazine

The media is basically ‘psychology’ disguised as informative, educative, and entertainment

The media, together with advertising companies, openly wields their power of psychology under the guise of packaged content for TV, Radio, Print, Online – which we the consumers find informative and entertaining. What we read, watch and listen to has an impact in our lives as it taps into our sub-consciousness and influences our mindsets. […]