Business Growth - Essential Guide To Startup Funding Stages

Business Growth – Essential Guide To Startup Funding Stages

Funding is essential for any business to grow but trying to raise startup funds can prove to be tricky especially if you don’t know how to get investment. To help you maximise your business success, you need to know where you are and where you are going in relation to funding. Knowing what investment stage you’re […]

My Startup Story

WATCH: A Little Snippet Of What We Did At My Startup Story Event

#mystartupstoryuk – June 13 marked the launch of My Startup Story event as the place for inspirational young entrepreneurs to share their entrepreneurial stories and inspire the next generation of business leaders. The very first group of young speakers to grace the stage at #mystartupstoryuk were the founders of Pouch, Twipes and Onaria Technologies (PlaqueChecker). […]

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My Startup Story 2018 – Join Us At WeWork Aldwych on June 13th

Three weeks to go before My Startup Story and the impatience is growing – But only because we’re excited to network with you all as we learn and celebrate together everything about entrepreneurship, startups, and young people. What’s so special about giving young business owners the platform to share their entrepreneurial journey? The answer:- Empowerment | […]

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 […]

collaborating

Innovate UK’s Essential Business Tips For Collaborating With Other Businesses

Collaborating with other organisations can be critical to the success of your business – There are now more ways than ever to identify and explore collaborative opportunities. As well as the possibility of increasing your profits, teaming up with others offers the chance to share creative ideas, grow your network, learn, save money and solve […]

USP

Innovate UK’s Business Tips: Defining Your USP

Defining Your USP – Knowing your startup’s ‘Unique Selling Point’ before launching will help form a big part of your business success. It is important to have a clear idea of what you stand for, what you offer your customers and what makes you different from other providers in your field.  The tips in this […]

Growth Hacking

Video: Learn Growth Hacking – Sales And Personal Branding

Vincent Dignan, a writer and professional speaker, helps to grow early-stage companies through rapid social media growth and guerrilla community management tactics – He shares his tips on Growth Hacking. In this talk, hosted by City Unrulyversity (a free pop-up university in the heart of Tech City), you’ll learn practical methods on growing a community […]

inspirational

WATCH: Our Top-Pick Of Inspirational TED Talks Videos

We believe you can never have too much inspirational words to help you handle the business challenges that you might face this week. With that in mind, we’ve selected our top 3 motivational TED Talk videos to help kickstart this new month.  Our chosen topics focus on how to build a successful business in these modern times: […]

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria’s Tech Startup Scene

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently visited Lagos, Nigeria, in his first-ever trip to Sub-Saharan Africa, to learn more about the city’s “vibrant developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem.”  Nigeria is Facebook’s largest African market with 16 million users and Mark’s visit to the country’s economic capital aims to establish how Facebook can support its growing tech startup scene. […]

Elevator Pitch

Shell LiveWIRE ‘How To Video’ – Learning To Do An Effective Elevator Pitch

Entrepreneurs – Learn how to do an effective ‘Elevator Pitch’ – You never know when you might meet a potential investor and all you have is a few minute to pitch your business. Shell LiveWIRE has put together a short video clip on how to create a winning elevator pitch. Video courtesy – Shell LiveWIRE