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Ryan Yasin’s Fashion Tech Startup ‘Petit Pli’ Is Solving The Issue With Fast Fashion

Ryan Yasin’s fashion technology startup ‘Petit Pli’ combines creativity and engineering to become the answer to tackling fast fashion sustainably. Petit Pli is origami-inspired versatile and waterproof clothes for children, which stretches as they grow. The London-based 25-year-old designer was inspired by his sister, who had just had a baby at the time, to create a […]

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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 last […]

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All Shades Covered – Tommy Williams and Sanmi Ogunmola

Tommy Williams’ e-commerce startup All Shades Covered 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 All Shades Covered to provide affordable hair care products directly to customers by cutting out the middleman. The pair, who […]

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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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DocTap – Alex Hamilton

Alex Hamilton’s health tech startup ‘DocTap’ is the Uber for doctors making private healthcare more affordable for everyone. DocTap‘s private GP service helps people get last-minute doctor’s appointment on the same-day from as little as £29. The 29-year-old army Captain turned entrepreneur discovered his business idea after developing a chronic back problem while serving with the Irish Guards.  “After […]

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Celebrating Young Entrepreneurs Awarded In The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2016 gives major recognition to young entrepreneurs for their successful startups and to organisations supporting youth entrepreneurship. Over a 1,000 people were named in the Honours list, which was released last week Friday as Her Majesty celebrated her 90th birthday. Some of the young business owners, aged 35 and under, awarded MBEs […]

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Debut – Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor’s career app ‘Debut’ is reinventing how students apply for jobs – A new role can start from just simply playing a mobile game. The interactive mobile app, for both students and graduates, provides an alternative process to the current system of using a career’s website or job boards. Charles, 25, was inspired to close the gap within […]

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Disperse.io – Denis Konoplev and Felix Neufeld

Denis Konoplev’s Disperse.io technology concept uses wireless sensors to monitor overcrowding and give real-time information to help people avoid busy locations. The life-saving tech idea aims to prevent overcrowding, which leads to crushing and injury – It uses wireless sensors to monitor people’s movements at events, in cities, and around public transport networks. Denis, 24, […]

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Young People Vs Entrepreneurship

Google’s recent survey into UK’s entrepreneurial ambition says that 78% of young people are turned off about entrepreneurship – But what about the other millennials running their own ventures. Millennials are those born from 1980 up to the millennium, including those in the university age up to the mid-thirties. Some of the reasons, noted in the survey, […]