eBay Business

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 […]

#YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

‘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 […]

European Black Founders Fund - Google

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 […]

Formula E young

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 […]

Future Fashion - sustainability

Leading innovation together as one with the launch of sustainable fashion design competition ‘Future Fashion’

Westfield London – an European-based shopping centre – together with Royal College of Art are celebrating sustainable fashion with its latest design competition ‘Future Fashion’, looking for local creatives to showcase their fashion-forward ideas. Fashion designers are invited to submit ideas for the Future Fashion competition, flaunting sustainability in their creation process and their designs – […]

Central Research Laboratory Accelerator program - 8th cohort - product

Central Research Laboratory Accelerator programme is searching for its next class of ‘product pioneers’

Applications for the Central Research Laboratory (CRL) accelerator programme is open for its 8th cohort – supporting early growth stage ‘product pioneers’. Backed by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), and Plus X Innovation Hubs, the six months initiative attracts around 100 applicants per year on average. This years’ […]

Black British Business Awards 2021

‘The fight against systemic racial injustice and for equality…continues’ – Black British Business Awards 2021 is open

In celebration of the ‘commercial contribution’ of Black talent to the UK economy, the Black British Business Awards 2021 is open and they are looking to spotlight these ‘outstanding achievements’. Since 2014, the Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards) has been a driving force promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. As the Black Lives Matter […]

TikTok Shopify partnership

TikTok and Shopify launch ‘game changing’ partnership to scale-up UK entrepreneurs

The new coalition will see Shopify’s sellers connect with the TikTok community through shoppable video ads to ‘help them build their brand, drive sales, and create engaged communities’. Shopify retailers can now create video advertising campaigns from their dashboards and post them directly on the new TikTok For Business  platform. This uses creativity to support […]

WEWORK GROWTH CAMPUS

WeWork launches ‘Growth Campus’ to kickstart the UK startup scene – post covid

The newly launched £15 million initiative Growth Campus by WeWork – a global workspace hub – is aimed at boosting the UK’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and playing its part in the economic recovery. The pandemic has opened up a big challenge for growth-companies, with innovation being key to a thriving economy and Growth Campus wants to […]