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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Startup Story

My Startup Story: Why Do We Need Young Founders Sharing Their Business Stories

We need young founders 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 of My Startup Story as an event platform for young entrepreneurs to share their stories […]

Window Display

5 Ways To Create And Attract Customers With A Winning Window Display

Designing an attractive window display for your retail startup might be one of your least things to worry about but it can be the make-or-break factor in your customer’s decision.  Whether you’re new to the scene or you’ve been running your business for a while – getting your window display just right is a tough […]

Apple Launches Entrepreneur Camp To Help Female App Developers

The new app development program – Entrepreneur Camp – recently launched by Apple aims to support female founders into leadership roles within the tech sector. Entrepreneur Camp is a new initiative designed to provide female founders, within the app space, with access to resources, networking and mentoring opportunities. Applicants applying for the programme must have […]

Starting Up

Three Ways To Protect Your Business Funds When Starting Up

There is no bigger threat to your startup than a lack of revenue when starting out as a small business owner. With such a small chance of surviving past the five first years, the work you put into building a solid foundation for yourself and safeguarding your business might just be what you need to […]

Collaboration

The Power Of Collaboration

Collaboration is an essential ingredient in keeping your startup’s competitive edge and innovation comes when you recognise the undeniable strength in working effectively together. Long gone is the traditional business model where staying competitive is all about ‘outdoing your competitors’. Startups are now outperforming established businesses using the ‘Corporate Innovation‘ model because they’ve been able […]

My Startup Story Business Tips

WATCH: My Startup Story Business Tips

Money isn’t what makes something great. It’s what makes it scalable and accessible – My Startup Stories Business Tips. My Startup Story event is the place for inspirational young entrepreneurs to share their entrepreneurial stories and inspire the next generation of business leaders. The second #mystartupstoryuk event took place on Thursday 15th November at WeWork South […]

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’ […]