Simon Crowther - flood defence business 'Flood Protection Solutions'

I Used My Student Loan to Self-Fund My Business

I often see entrepreneurs bragging about how they dropped out from University to launch a business – I hope this is proof that you can do both. Simon Crowther launched his flood defence business ‘Flood Protection Solutions’ just three weeks after starting his Civil Engineering course at the University of Nottingham in 2012. He explains […]

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). […]

Tryatec - The online sharing economy platform - Sabine Opis and Elena Sokolova

Share Your Startup Story – The Founders Of The Online Marketplace For Renting The Latest Tech ‘Tryatec’ Are Tapping Into The Sharing Economy

Despite trust issues plaguing peer-to-peer (P2P) ‘sharing culture’, predictions show that the UK’s sharing economy transactions could reach £140bn by 2025, according to consultancy PwC. This figure, up from an estimated £7bn in 2015, is on track for continued rapid growth thanks to people becoming more aware of how these sharing economy platforms operate and […]

Lizzy Hodcroft - The Sweet Beet Food Business

How My Food Business Saved My Life And Why Resilience Is Key To Entrepreneurship

When you find yourself waking up in a Mental Hospital one morning, you don’t exactly feel as though you’ll be successful in life – Success at that point meant trying to live a normal life and it certainly was not the type of success I was trying to achieve with my food business. Lizzy Hodcroft, the […]

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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 […]

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’ […]