Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: The Influence of Technology on Creativity and Art

The use of Artificial Intelligence goes beyond just automated tasks – How can we prepare for the fourth industrial revolution when AI meets Creativity and Art? Although the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new, a recent report shows that the technology could add an additional £630bn to the UK economy by 2035. Last […]

business stories

My Startup Story: Why Do We Need Young Entrepreneurs Sharing Their Business Stories

We need young entrepreneurs sharing their business stories because the power to inspiring others and birthing new ideas is to actually become the very inspiration that others need.  This is my second blog post for the magazine and I’m super proud and excited about the upcoming event at WeWork Aldwych on 13th June –  My […]

My Startup Story

Meet The Young Founders Sharing Their Experience At My Startup Story 2018

We’re looking forward to networking with these inspiring young founders who turned their business dreams into reality at My Startup Story. On June 13th, the I Am New Gen team will be having an intimate, in-depth interview with three startups set up by young people who were inspired to launch their own enterprise. The UK’s […]

Dragons'

These Two Young Entrepreneurs Share Their Experience Of The Dragons’ Den And Winning Investment For Their Business

As we wait for the new batch of entrepreneurs to appear on the next 16th series of The BBC Two Dragons’ Den, surviving the Dragons’ intense questioning is not an easy feat. We ask these two previous winners of the Dragons’ Den, who had combined winnings of over £100k, to share their experience of successfully […]

Young Entrepreneur Dragons' Den Ed Holland

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’ […]

Co-Founder

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 […]

Gender Bias

Defying Gender Bias As A Young Female Founder

One thing I’ve realised is that too many investment decisions are made based on judgments influenced by widely held beliefs about someone’s age, gender, education, and race. Yang Liu, the founder of JoeyWears – a high performing men’s underwear company – and a former a VC, shares her experience of how she defies gender bias […]

Celebrity Endorsements

How I Got Celebrity Endorsements For My Ethical Startup Tackling Education Inequality

Getting celebrities to endorse your product may seem a stretch when starting a new business – However it’s possible and this is how we gathered celebrity endorsements in our fight against education inequality. Will Adoasi is the founder of ‘Vitae London‘ – a watch company that buys school uniforms for children in South Africa with […]

Growth

Top 10 Growth Hacks To Transform Your Support Service Business

Billy Allan is the founding partner of Aliter Capital – an investment firm focused on growing small and mid-sized UK support service companies. His firm invests up to £20 million in businesses, with a market value of £20 million to £75 million, where it can use its deep industry knowledge to scale-up quickly the companies it […]

Thriva

Share Your Start-Up Story – Thriva

Digital Health startup – Thriva – is a use-at-home mail order blood testing kit helping people have better control over their health. Thriva offers the tracking of several health biomarkers from a single finger-prick blood test and the results given within 48 hours. The health tech business, co-founded by Hamish Grierson, 32, just last year, […]