#LondonEvent - My Startup Story

#LondonEvent: My Startup Story – An evening of networking, refreshments & startup chats

Join our inspirational #mystartupstoryuk young founders as they discuss how they developed their social impact startups on Thursday 15 November 2018 – #LondonEvent. The IAmNewGen My Startup Story is a series of speaking events inspiring your innovative ideas into reality and it’s back in London with another group of inspirational young founders sharing their startup stories. […]

Mental Health

HOW TO: Spot And Support Your Friends To Improve Their Mental Health Wellbeing

If somebody tells you that they have a mental health issue – Research, Learn, Engage and Educate yourself. Jana Dowling, founder of The 888 Collective, was inspired to launch her own social enterprise startup in August 2017 as a direct response to her personal experience with losing work after suffering mental health issues. After returning back […]

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Business Owners Share Their ‘Insider Tips’ On How They Manage Mental Health At Work

‘Learn your limits….drop some goals’ – We asked the business community to share their insider tips on how they handle mental health at work.  Even after ‘World Mental Health Day‘, these useful tips can still remain relevant and be your go-to-guide for having a healthy work-life balance. Learn your limits Learn your limits – once I […]

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Calling London Student & Graduate Entrepreneurs – Apply To Win £20,000 In The Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2019 Competition

Applications are now open for the Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2019 competition and they are looking for London students and recent graduates to submit an innovative idea to address issues facing the capital. The business pitching competition, sponsored by Citi, has now expanded to include three winning startups receiving £20,000 each for ideas submitted under these categories […]

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Shell Springboard Competition – £350k Funding Pot On Offer To Low-Carbon Businesses

The Royal Dutch Shell is looking to award a funding pot of £350k to the UK’s top leading low-carbon businesses. Applications are now open for the Shell Springboard 2019 national programme, which funds the most innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs) tackling Britain’s energy issues. The yearly competition is one of Shell’s two social investment […]

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Creative Entrepreneurs: Apply For WeWork Creator Awards 2018 And Win Up To £280K

WeWork – a global network providing shared office spaces – has launched the application for its ‘Creator Awards’ programme – aimed at supporting creative ideas and entrepreneurs. The WeWork Creator Awards is a global competition recognising and rewarding innovative startups, entrepreneurs, performing artists, and non-profit organisations. Applicants from across the business sector are invited to apply […]

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The Finalists At The MSDUK 2018 Innovation Challenge – Helping BAME entrepreneurs into corporate markets

Meet the 12 ethnic minority-led founders shortlisted for this years’ MSDUK Innovation Challenge – championing corporate supply chain diversity & inclusion. The MSDUK Innovation Challenge, organised by MSDUK – a charity promoting the inclusion of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) businesses into corporate supply chains – aims to support minority-led businesses to bring their […]

Business Growth - Essential Guide To Startup Funding Stages

Business Growth – Essential Guide To Startup Funding Stages

Funding is essential for any business to grow but trying to raise startup funds can prove to be tricky especially if you don’t know how to get investment. To help you maximise your business success, you need to know where you are and where you are going in relation to funding. Knowing what investment stage you’re […]

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Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story Of Ojay’s Travels

Nigerian-based travel and tourism company – Ojay’s Travels – connects people from different cultural backgrounds to meet and socialise together through the art of wanderlust. Founder – Hans Omang and Akwon Otu. Launch Date – 2012 Country – Abuja, Nigeria Success Story – The founders also own another business ‘O-jay Suites & Hotels‘, and both […]

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Ryan Yasin’s Fashion Tech Startup ‘Petit Pli’ Is Solving The Issue With Fast Fashion

Ryan Yasin’s fashion technology startup ‘Petit Pli’ combines creativity and engineering to become the answer to tackling fast fashion sustainably. Petit Pli is origami-inspired versatile and waterproof clothes for children, which stretches as they grow. The London-based 25-year-old designer was inspired by his sister, who had just had a baby at the time, to create a […]