leaders

Business Leaders – Are They Born Or Formed

We sometimes picture leaders as people who wear expensive suits and tells everyone they’re doing a great job – Well, at least that’s the Hollywood version in some films. It’s easy to think that leaders are typically like this since most employees never really come into contact with the CEO and various other C-suites. However as […]

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 […]

Urenna Cashmere app

Fashion Meets Finance With Urenna Okonkwo’s ‘Cashmere App’

This fintech social savings platform for fashionable millennials is all you need now to live as lavishly as possible without having to dip into your savings – All thanks to Urenna Okonkwo’s Cashmere app. Cashmere app uses MangoPay digital wallet to help young women save regularly each month to spend on luxury items without the need […]

Reputation

HOW TO: 5 Quick Steps To Help You Build Your Business Online Reputation

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when planning to launch your startup is not first building your business’s online reputation. The key is to make sure that people know about you, your business and what you have in the pipeline for any upcoming ideas. Here are our 5 quick steps on how to […]

Success

Boosting Your Startup’s Chance Of Success

Success in today’s market basically needs you to offer your startup to potential clients as a more appealing option than your competitors. As a business owner, you should already be aware of who your business rivals are and how tough competition is out there. If you’re struggling to grow and keep the momentum high of customer traffic, […]

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 […]

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’ […]