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Why being a ‘women of colour entrepreneur’ is a challenging business

Women of colour are hustling like never before to launch their own companies. In fact, figures show they are starting new businesses faster than any other demographic. A 2019 survey conducted in the US revealed that women of colour account for 89% (1,625) of the new businesses opened every day. The challenges they face, however, […]

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How I Got Celebrity Endorsements For My Ethical Startup Tackling Education Inequality

Getting celebrities to endorse your product may seem a stretch when starting a new business – However it’s possible and this is how we gathered celebrity endorsements in our fight against education inequality. Will Adoasi is the founder of ‘Vitae London‘ – a watch company that buys school uniforms for children in South Africa with […]

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A Beginner’s Guide To Designing The Perfect Brand Logo For Your Business

Your brand logo is the face of the company and ultimately defines your entire business. Designing your business logo is the perfect opportunity to convey your brand, its ethics and personality. Yet, creating an effective design isn’t always an easy task for beginners. You need to ensure that your logo is memorable, unique and leaves […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – AtHashtags

AtHashtags is a shopping search engine making the art of buying ‘on-the-go’ fashionable items, online and via popup shops, more user-friendly. Beta launched by Bernard Omolafe, 30, and his co-founder Henrike Grund in 2015, this upcoming Ecommerce startup helps small retail vendors expand and reach more consumers both online and on the High street.  AtHashtags – How […]


Twitter buys a London-based tech startup founded by two young graduates for $150m

Magic Pony Technology – which uses machine-learning to improve low quality images and video – has been bought by Twitter in a reported $150m deal only two years after launching. The London-based tech startup, launched in 2014, uses its software to boost low-quality video recordings via the use of patterns and textures. Rob Bishop and Zehan Wang, […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – inploi By Matthew De La Hey

inploi is an on-demand jobs platform for the service economy – It uses a mobile app and web platform to connect jobseekers to employers trying to find workers for short or long term work. The London-based tech startup, set up by Matthew De La Hey and Alex Hanson-Smith, both 25, is modelled on LinkedIn’s concept but for the service […]

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan appoints fintech entrepreneur Rajesh Agrawal as deputy for business

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has appointed fintech entrepreneur Rajesh Agrawal as his deputy mayor for business to protect jobs following the EU referendum. The newly appointee, Rajesh Agrawal, is the founder of Xendpay, an international money transfer service, and RationalFX, an online foreign exchange service. His role is to champion London’s interests by protecting jobs […]

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DocTap – Alex Hamilton

Alex Hamilton’s health tech startup ‘DocTap’ is the Uber for doctors and a GP service making private healthcare more affordable for everyone. DocTap‘s private GP service helps people get last-minute doctor’s appointment on the same-day from as little as £29. The 29-year-old army Captain turned entrepreneur discovered his business idea after developing a chronic back problem while serving with […]

Small Businesses – Take Control Of When You Get Paid

Cash-flow is incredibly important for a startup, small business, freelancer or a sole-trader. Achieving growth without good cash-flow is a task that would tax even the most canny entrepreneur.  It allows the bills and wages to be paid and the business to survive during the sticky periods that any emerging business will face. Cash-flow also […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – GetAgent

GetAgent uses property sales data – from the likes of Rightmove and Zoopla – to help homeowners choose the right estate agent who can boost the re-sale value of their property. Colby Short, 28, set up this free comparison site to solve the issue of dealing with estate agents by making their performance record more transparent to homeowners. More […]