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Re-inventing your business for the ‘new normal’ in the Low Touch Economy

The era of the new normal in the Low Touch Economy – ‘People are creating new habits, new regulations are being introduced, or evolving. And that creates a very interesting environment where there are a lot of new needs and new problems…’   Opening Brownber Hall four years ago was a labour of love for […]

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These Arts workers moved online during the pandemic and they are ‘thriving’

The coronavirus pandemic has turned many industries upside down in a matter of weeks – and the arts sector is no exception. As insiders warn that the arts and cultural sectors are at risk of collapse without support, many workers have begun moving their businesses online. In addition to using video platforms such as Zoom […]

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How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

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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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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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Manufacturing in the UK vs China: The trials of getting a new product to market as a young startup

Although UK inventors may have been behind products such as the Dyson airblade hand dryer, the Brompton bicycle and the wind-up radio, the country’s manufacturing sector has declined significantly in recent years – However, it is still currently contributing 11% of GVA. Joanna Montgomery, whilst studying for a Master’s degree in digital media and interaction […]

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‘The Anti-Fragile Collective’ created by students to inspire the younger generation into becoming future agents of change

The I Am New Generation Magazine team were invited to experience a sensory walk-in exhibition – created by students from London College of Fashion together with creative agency ‘Superimpose‘ – exploring how the younger generation can become future agents of change. ‘The Anti-Fragile Collective’ mantra is about inspiring conversations and thoughts about future creativity and […]