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DocTap

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 […]

young entrepreneurs

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 […]

Debut

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 […]

Disperse.io

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, […]

Online Reputation

The Need For Entrepreneurs To Be Proactive In Managing Their Business Online Reputation

In this ever-connected world which promises instantaneous information, businesses have to be proactive in dealing with their online reputation. Cyber trolls come in multiple different forms, but the one which affects businesses most prevalently is the negative online comments. From TripAdvisor reviews to Google rankings, there are many different platforms it can exist in, but […]

Music Startups

International Music Summit Accelerator 2018 Is Searching For The Next Generation Of Music Startups

Music Startups – Do you have an innovative idea that could change the future of electronic music? IMS Accelerator is a brand new platform aiming to spotlight and support the next wave of innovative music startups. The International Music Summit is a thought leadership platform dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for electronic music and […]

GDPR

Entrepreneurs Are You Ready – Less Than 100 Days To Go Before GDPR Kicks In

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in less than 100 days on 25 May 2018, marking the biggest shake-up of European privacy laws for 20 years. As a business owner, doing nothing is not an option as there are hefty fines for those who are not ready before the deadline. There […]

TOG 100

Young Entrepreneurs Apply For The TOG 100 Competition And Win A Year’s Free Office Space With The Office Group

TOG 100 – The Office Group is looking to give 100 companies headed by young entrepreneurs the opportunity to win 12 months free co-working membership for the next three years at its London offices. Interested applicants will need to have up to four employees, with at least one founder between 18 and 25 years old. […]

Astra Awards Competition

The Astra Awards Competition: Celebrating The UK’s Top Creative Businesses – Female Founders and Student Startups

Toucan Ventures’ Astra Awards Competition is on the hunt for top best new talent in Female founded businesses, Student startups and the Creative Community. Organised by Toucan Ventures, in partnership with Blooming Founders and NACUE, the Astra Awards competition aims to celebrate Britain’s creative sector, female entrepreneurs and student startups. Applicants can enter into one of […]

CEO ADVICE - Writing A Business Plan

CEO ADVICE: How To Attract Investors To Your Startup With A Winning Business Plan

Entrepreneurs looking for funding to launch or grow their startups are 16% more likely to succeed with a business plan, according to recent study from the University of Edinburgh Business School and RWTH Aachen University. The research findings, published mid-last year in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, studied more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and their startups over […]