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Bias

Using My Tech Startup To Stand Up Against Gender, Racial And Disability Bias In The Workplace

Recruitment is just one of the ways that direct or indirect bias can slip into our decision-making. We need to do more to ensure that these biased views have no place within the working environment – That is where my startup seeks to make the change. Mac Alonge created his tech platform ‘The Equal Group’ […]

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My Startup Story Photo Gallery……..Annnnnndddd it’s the 4 week countdown!

My Startup Story photo gallery flashback – giving young founders the platform to share and empower us with their startup stories. The next group of young founders will be sharing tips on how to turn your business dreams into reality, and they will also be discussing their startup stories on diversity, mental health, sharing economy, and […]

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#Career Change – From The Banking Sector To Running My Own Healthy Drink Business

Making any career change is tough – Leaving the corporate safety net to take the leap into the entrepreneurial wilderness makes you define what it is to be busy and what hard work actually is. Former banker Kris Ingham discovered the health benefits of amino acids while he was at University over 10 years ago. […]

Ryan Yasin - Petit Pli - Fast Fashion

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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the glass ceiling

For Women By Women – 5 Leadership Tips For Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Top female business leaders reveal their unconventional strategies to break through in a male-dominated workplace – The glass ceiling. Gender equality in the workplace has become a much-discussed topic and recent movements such as #TimesUp and #MeToo have pushed the issue further into the light. We spoke to some top female business leaders and authors, […]

New Year Honours List

The British Entrepreneurs Awarded In The Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019

A number of leading entrepreneurs have been named in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2019 for their notable contribution to the economy. Tom Blomfield (Monzo), Paul Lindley (Ella’s kitchen) and Amali De Alwis (CEO, Code First Girls) are among the 1,148 people recognised for their services to Britain in the New Year honours list. Also awarded is […]

Female Founders

The Female Founders Pitching At One Of The UK’s First BAME Incubator Programme

These Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) female founders have been chosen to pitch their business ideas at one of the UK’s first incubator programme targeting ethnic minority-led startups – Female Founders Accelerator. Launched recently by Hatch Enterprise – a London-based enterprise charity – together with support from NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator […]

Startup Story

Share Your Start-Up Story - BillHive

Share Your Start-Up Story – BillHive

BillHive is a digital platform that automatically stores all your receipts in one place at the time of purchase. Simone Fattouche, 27, discovered BillHive when she was denied a cash refund by a high street store because she had lost her purchase receipt. More About BillHive? BillHive is an app, which ensures you never lose a paper […]

Butler

Share Your Start-Up Story – ‘Bevy’ The Butler

Bevy is the first and only on-demand app specialised in delivering alcohol and convenience goods within 20 minutes across London. Kevin Kovar, 33, discovered Bevy as a result of attending several house parties and feeling disappointed with the low supply of alcoholic drinks available. The butler-type app is saving people’s time by placing their local shop in the […]

Student-led business 'thestudentnucleus.com'

Share Your Start-Up Story: thestudentnucleus.com

Student-led business ‘thestudentnucleus.com’ solves other student’s problems to make university life stress free.  The founder, 28 years old Martin Hedley, is a current student at Manchester Business School – His innovative idea gathers information relevant to students and makes it accessible on one platform. thestudentnucleus.com was launched in May 2015 and has over 150 student users from different universities across […]

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the glass ceiling

For Women By Women – 5 Leadership Tips For Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Top female business leaders reveal their unconventional strategies to break through in a male-dominated workplace – The glass ceiling. Gender equality in the workplace has become a much-discussed topic and recent movements such as #TimesUp and #MeToo have pushed the issue further into the light. We spoke to some top female business leaders and authors, […]

Co-founder Relationship

Cultivating A Healthy Co-Founder Relationship

Developing a successful co-founder relationship requires effort and understanding from both sides. However, its longevity depends on choosing the right business partner to build your company with. Whether you’re in business with a family member, friends or someone you simply met at a networking event, how you handle the partnership is arguably similar to being in […]

everyday nigerian

#EverydayNigerians – Life As A Nigerian Baker

Samuel Ibrahim – founder of Sam’s Cakes & Desserts – had long toyed with the idea of having his own food business but the decision to bake cakes wasn’t entirely out of passion – #EverydayNigerians. Since 2014, Samuel has been running his own bakery shop with the determination to be successful in a country dogged with […]

competitors

4 Ways To Set Apart Your Business From Competitors

There are so many companies out there doing the exact same thing while fighting for their brand to be a better option than their competitors – Even more difficult when it’s within an oversaturated market. So the question is – how do you set apart your business from competitors and ensure that your unique selling […]

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Pitching Your Business Idea: The Art Of Getting It Right

Getting ready to pitch your business idea directly to investors or showcasing your innovation at a public pitching competition – These young founders share their first pitching experiences and what they could have done differently.  Whether you’re trying to gather monetary support to launch your startup, or you’re simply looking to attract the right network […]

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Rapitation – a new concept using Rap music and Poetry to promote mental health fitness

A newly launched fitness immersive experience – Rapitation – is using Hip Hop music and Spoken word forms during meditation workouts to boost mental wellbeing and redefine how we do mindfulness.  Organised by Sweat & Sound – a wellbeing startup hosting secret transformative dance and fitness events across London – Rapitation is a new creative […]