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Black VC investor ‘Impact X’ – why people of colour and women founders in Europe are ripe for funding

Too often we have heard stories of minority-led businesses, in particular those within Europe, having their ideas sometimes treated with contempt or misled into thinking they are not investment-worthy. Well, this black-owned venture capital firm Impact X Capital, launched in 2018, is tired of discussing these problems and are actively funding people of colour and […]

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Voices of ‘diverse women’ – Why the world is ready!

As women, we are constantly told what we should and shouldn’t be doing; how we should look, what we should eat, what exercise routines we should nail, who we should date and how we should feel about ourselves, our bodies, our jobs, our lives – the lot. ‘So many women have shared similar experiences but […]

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The six global food startups in the race to feed billions of people and reduce our carbon footprint

From plant-based pork combating diseases to microbes converting greenhouse gas into food – these sustainable food innovations are some of the ideas competing for the Food Planet Prize award aimed at remodelling the global food sector. Ending hunger by 2030 is one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and it looks like we might be falling […]

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Sierra Leone going plastic-free with entrepreneurship

Plastic waste usage continues to be on the rise in several parts of sub-Saharan Africa, with Sierra Leone being among them. So, how are they using entrepreneurship to work towards ending the use of plastic? I recently spent a month in the capital city Freetown, where I noticed when walking to the famous Sani Abacha […]

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Imagine Forest – Safia Begum

Imagine Forest by Safia Begum makes writing fun for kids by using technology to engage them in the art of story telling to improve their creative skills. Imagine Forest helps strengthen children’s literacy skills from a young age by using virtual adventure mini-games to learn the secrets of writing stories.  Safia’s vision is to encourage children to take up more writing and […]

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Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs To Watch Out For In London This Year

Only the fifth day in London 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 […]

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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 […]

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The UK’s NHS Black Nurses at the frontline of Covid-19: ‘Someone above needs to open up this conversation’

“Someone above needs to open up this conversation. Whether that be the health Secretary, or a key figure from the NHS…our voices matter.” We’re living through very troubled and dangerous times right now, with more than four million around the world who have tested positive with Covid-19, and nearly 300,000 people who have died. Now […]

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A virtual Short Film writing contest helping people to talk out more about mental health

Screenwriters from around the world are invited to write a screenplay for a short film tackling ‘the stigma’ linked to people talking out about mental health. The global screenwriting competition, launched by Layla – a Canadian-based mental health service – together with Open Screenplay – an online community helping writers break into the film industry […]

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Swiss innovation platform ‘Kickstart’ is searching for 100 tech startups looking to expand into Switzerland

The Zurich-based innovation platform Kickstart has launched its latest round of applications for the next cohort of later-stage tech startups, from around the world, interested in entering the Swiss market. Kickstart, a spin-off of Impact Hub Zurich and founded by digitalswitzerland in 2015, will be selecting 100 entrepreneurs to join its three-month equity-free growth programme and […]

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The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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Black VC investor ‘Impact X’ – why people of colour and women founders in Europe are ripe for funding

Too often we have heard stories of minority-led businesses, in particular those within Europe, having their ideas sometimes treated with contempt or misled into thinking they are not investment-worthy. Well, this black-owned venture capital firm Impact X Capital, launched in 2018, is tired of discussing these problems and are actively funding people of colour and […]

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Voices of ‘diverse women’ – Why the world is ready!

As women, we are constantly told what we should and shouldn’t be doing; how we should look, what we should eat, what exercise routines we should nail, who we should date and how we should feel about ourselves, our bodies, our jobs, our lives – the lot. ‘So many women have shared similar experiences but […]