Baldwins

Time To Kick-start Your Ideas With The ‘Baldwins KickStart Young Entrepreneur Awards’

Applications now open to win £10,000 grant and many more prizes at the Baldwins KickStart Young Entrepreneur Awards to kick-start your business ideas. Baldwins KickStart is a national award program, which finds and develops the next generation of business leaders by helping them take the first step into the business world. The competition gives financial […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Disneyland Paris - The Castle Hub

Disneyland Paris Launches ‘The Castle Hub’ Programme To Partner With Startups With Innovative Ideas To Enhance Customer Experiences Across The Resort. 

Disneyland Paris – Europe’s well-known tourist destination – is looking to partner with startups with innovative ideas to enhance customer experiences within its resort through its newly launched startup programme – The Castle Hub. The Castle Hub initiative aims to foster collaborations between Disneyland Paris and startups with new or existing marketing innovative solutions. In […]

Dragons'

These Two Entrepreneurs Share Their Experience Of The Dragons’ Den And Winning Investment For Their Business

Surviving the BBC Two Dragons’ Den intense questioning is not an easy feat but these founders did. We ask these two previous winners of the Dragons’ Den, who had combined winnings of over £100k, to share their experience of successfully pitching their businesses to the Dragons’. Adelle Smith, 36, is the founder of BKD – a creative […]

Young Entrepreneur Dragons' Den Ed Holland

Young Entrepreneur Bags £30,000 Investment From Dragons’ Den For His Mobile Billboard Advertising Business

 The 15th series 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’ Den […]

Dragons' Den

Dragons’ Den Is Searching For Entrepreneurs In Need Of Investment

The BBC Dragons’ Den is calling for budding entrepreneurs looking for investment to appear on its next business pitching reality TV show. Dragons’ Den is back in production for its 16th series and on the hunt for investment-ready business ideas, inventions or products. The show, which gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas […]

12 Startups

Pitch@Palace 6.0 Selects 12 Startups To Pitch At St James’s Palace

Pitch@Palace 6.0 – a programme set up by The Duke of York in 2014 to accelerate UK businesses – has chosen 12 startups to pitch at St James’s Palace to investors. The selected 12 tech startups, pitching on 2nd November, are: 3D Industries; Codec; Doodlemaths; Drenched LTD; Flock; Jumpack; Mobile Power LTD; OfferMoments; Prison Voicemail; Pzizz; Senergy […]

New Clients

How To: Master The Perfect Pitch To Win New Clients

Pitching to new clients, or even pitching new ideas to existing clients, can be a daunting process at times – This takes skill and insight. Ultimately, pitching is necessary in order to grow your business and build meaningful working relationships. So to break it down, let’s look at it like you would any relationship – […]

Co-Founder

Co-Founder Dating & Speed Pitching

Co-Founder Dating and Speed Pitching – For those interested in finding a co-founder for your startup or looking to pitch your innovative idea. The business speed dating event, organised by Hipsters, Hackers & Hustlers, takes place on 4th April at Google Campus London, Bonhill Street. HHH is the largest community of tech startups in the UK […]