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Zain Khan – Balancing My ‘Bump’ Business With My 9 to 5 Job

Learn how to keep a full-time job and a business from part-time entrepreneur Zain Khan whose daily struggle is running his networking app business ‘Bump’ alongside his 9 to 5 job. Zain, 25, created Bump to help people share their social media information all at once and much easily. The ‘one stop social’ app, launched late […]

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AllShadesCovered – Tommy Williams and Sanmi Ogunmola

Tommy Williams’ ecommerce startup AllShadesCovered is re-inventing the Afro-Caribbean hair and beauty industry by changing the way black women shop for hair care products. Tommy, 26, and his co-founder, Sanmi Ogunmola, 28, launched AllShadesCovered to provide affordable hair care products directly to customers by cutting out the middle man. The pair, who met while working […]

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Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs To Watch Out For In London This Year

Only the fifth day and 2017 is looking bright already – Meet the top ten young entrepreneurs set to disrupt London’s startup scene with their inspiring ventures. These under-30 somethings all hail from some of London’s top universities and accelerator programmes including Techstars, Entrepreneur First, and King’s College London. The young entrepreneurs, picked by an expert panel from […]

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Top Five Organisations Supporting Youth Entrepreneurship

For those thinking about starting a business as an alternative career path, we’ve put together a list of organisations in the UK helping young founders to start and grow their startup.  These carefully selected organisations offer mentoring, funding and networking opportunities to help youth entrepreneurship flourish. Check out our pick of the top 5 organisations: 1. […]

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Young Entrepreneurs Apply For The TOG 100 Competition And Win A Year’s Free Office Space With The Office Group

TOG 100 – The Office Group is looking to give 100 companies headed by young entrepreneurs the opportunity to win 12 months free co-working membership for the next three years at its London offices. Interested applicants will need to have up to four employees, with at least one founder between 18 and 25 years old. […]

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The Astra Awards Competition: Celebrating The UK’s Top Creative Businesses – Female Founders and Student Startups

Toucan Ventures’ Astra Awards Competition is on the hunt for top best new talent in Female founded businesses, Student startups and the Creative Community. Organised by Toucan Ventures, in partnership with Blooming Founders and NACUE, the Astra Awards competition aims to celebrate Britain’s creative sector, female entrepreneurs and student startups. Applicants can enter into one of […]

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CEO ADVICE: How To Attract Investors To Your Startup With A Winning Business Plan

Entrepreneurs looking for funding to launch or grow their startups are 16% more likely to succeed with a business plan, according to recent study from the University of Edinburgh Business School and RWTH Aachen University. The research findings, published mid-last year in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, studied more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and their startups over […]

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Young Entrepreneur Bags £30,000 Investment From Dragons’ Den For His Mobile Billboard Advertising Business

 Last night’s episode of Dragons’ Den saw 22 year-old solo founder Edward Hollands secure £30,000 investment from ex-career banker entrepreneur Jenny Campbell for his lorry billboard business ‘DrivenMedia’. The “highly investable” young entrepreneur discovered his innovative idea while staring at blank truck trailers in a traffic jam, also ‘broke the record for the fastest Dragons’ […]

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Dragons’ Den Is Searching For Entrepreneurs In Need Of Investment

The BBC Dragons’ Den is calling for budding entrepreneurs looking for investment to appear on its next business pitching reality TV show. Dragons’ Den is back in production for its 16th series and on the hunt for investment-ready business ideas, inventions or products. The show, which gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas […]

Student Enterprise Conference 2018

NACUE’s Student Enterprise Conference 2018 – Take Your Business Idea From Notepad To Reality

NACUE invites you to join hundreds of ‘Creators, Connectors and Captains’ at its 9th Annual Student Enterprise Conference at Aston University. This is your chance to learn everything about starting, maintaining and developing your business or idea – alongside likeminded student and graduate entrepreneurs. This 2-day conference will be bursting with inspiring talks, practical workshops […]