UK Mainstream Media

Why The UK Mainstream Media Is Ready For Diversity

Diversity in the media matters more than ever – The industry cannot possibly claim to be fulfilling its mission to represent the communities it serves when the voices of black people are sidelined. Worse still, a lack of racial diversity can also perpetuate stereotypes and lead to further marginalisation. Much has been discussed in recent […]

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Red Bull Announces The Successful Cohorts Chosen For Its Newly Launched Platform For Social Innovators – Amaphiko Academy

Red Bull reveals the 15 founders joining its newly launched programme – Amaphiko Academy – supporting early-stage social entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into a viable startup venture. The global programme is already successful in fifteen locations – including Johannesburg,  São Paulo, and Baltimore – and has supported over 120 talented, emerging social entrepreneurs. Following […]

Black British Founders

Faces Of The ‘often unsung’ Black Founders Nominated At The Black British Business Awards 2019

These are the faces of the British black founders competing in this year’s Black British Business Awards – representing the very best black rising stars across the UK’s diverse business sector. Now in its sixth year running, The Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards) aims to celebrate and spotlight the “often unsung contributions” of black business […]

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Getting The Right Partnership For Your Social Impact Business

There is a magical space when you want to have a positive social impact and you come together with someone equally as passionate and you start working together. Through conversation, you realise what values you operate from, what assumptions you make about life and what principles influence your decision-making. For example, let’s say you both […]

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HOW TO: Turn Your Customers Into Brand Evangelists

If I were to make a radical prediction, it would be that in the coming years, the word consumer will be considered to be rather insulting. In fact, consumerism as we know it is disappearing – It’s gradually being replaced by more meaningful interactions between brands and their customers, one based upon closer relationships and […]

RED BULL AMAPHIKO

Apply For The Red Bull Amaphiko Academy – A development programme supporting social innovators

Red Bull’s newly launched platform for social innovators – Amaphiko Academy – is an 8-day intensive programme aimed at developing social entrepreneurs. Applications for the first UK Red Bull Amaphiko Academy are now open and they are looking for 20 social founders who are passionate about driving positive change in their community. The global programme […]

Back Her Business

Back Her Business – New Female-only Crowdfunding Programme Launched By NatWest

Back Her Business is a new female-only crowdfunding initiative launched by UK bank NatWest in an effort to boost funding support for female founders. The nationwide programme is in partnership with Crowdfunder and it’s part of the bank’s wider ambition to reduce the gender gap and support 400,000 female-led businesses by 2025. Named as the […]

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#EverydayNigerians – Life As A Nigerian Baker

Samuel Ibrahim – founder of Sam’s Cakes & Desserts – had long toyed with the idea of having his own food business but the decision to bake cakes wasn’t entirely out of passion – #EverydayNigerians. Since 2014, Samuel has been running his own bakery shop with the determination to be successful in a country dogged with […]

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Rapitation – a new concept using Rap music and Poetry to promote mental health fitness

A newly launched fitness immersive experience – Rapitation – is using Hip Hop music and Spoken word forms during meditation workouts to boost mental wellbeing and redefine how we do mindfulness.  Organised by Sweat & Sound – a wellbeing startup hosting secret transformative dance and fitness events across London – Rapitation is a new creative […]

New Year Honours List

The British Entrepreneurs Awarded In The Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019

A number of leading entrepreneurs have been named in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2019 for their notable contribution to the economy. Tom Blomfield (Monzo), Paul Lindley (Ella’s kitchen) and Amali De Alwis (CEO, Code First Girls) are among the 1,148 people recognised for their services to Britain in the New Year honours list. Also awarded is […]