Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: The Influence of Technology on Creativity and Art

The use of Artificial Intelligence goes beyond just automated tasks – How can we prepare for the fourth industrial revolution when AI meets Creativity and Art? Although the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new, a recent report shows that the technology could add an additional £630bn to the UK economy by 2035. Last […]

StyleBank

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of StyleBank

StyleBank is an online fashion rental service offering women the opportunity to rent trendy clothes from around the world instead of buying them. Founders – Bhavna Suresh, 27, and Aina Barker, 31, (co-founder) Launch Date – February 2016 Country – Bangalore, India. Success Story – Has crossed over 1,000 transactions within four months of launching in February. Tell us […]

EIT

EIT Digital Challenge

EIT Digital Challenge – The annual Europe-wide call for the most innovative startups in digital technology ready to scale up and enter the EIT Digital Accelerator. Before applying, ask yourself these questions: Are you a fast growing European technology startup ready to scale? Does your product / service leverage digital technology applied to industry, cities, […]

referendum

UK200Group Ask: Effect Of The EU Referendum Result On SME’s Growth

UK’s leading association of independent chartered accountants and law firms ask the official Remain and Leave campaigns how the UK’s small business growth would be affected by the referendum result. The ‘Business Growth’ question, included in a recent report by UK200Group, addresses the lack of clarity surrounding how Brexit and StayInEU would affect small businesses. Here’s how the two […]

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Count Down: 1 Day Till The EU Referendum Vote – What Are Small Businesses Saying

With only a day left till the Brits go to the polls to vote IN or OUT, here’s what small business owners are saying about the possible Brexit. The EU referendum on Thursday is happening as a result of David Cameron promising to hold one if his Conservative party won the 2015 general election. The argument for […]

goHenry

goHenry raises “record breaking” £3.9m crowdfunding to help young people manage their pocket money

goHenry, a new digital banking solution helping kids manage their money better than their parents – raises almost £4m investment on Crowdcube. Said to be the “largest crowdfunded deal on the platform to date”, goHenry beats the previous record holder JustPark, which raised £3.5m in 2015. goHenry uses a Pre-paid Debit Card, coupled with parental controls, to help young […]

EU referendum

UK EU referendum explained to young people in new website

A new website is setting out to engage young people in the UK EU referendum to help them reach a voting decision before 23rd June. According to research, carried out by Dr Darren Sharpe of the University of East London, 81% of 12-24 year olds don’t know enough about the EU and how it affects their lives. […]

IoT Tech Expo Europe 2016

IoT Tech Expo Europe 2016

Don’t miss the IoT Tech Expo Europe 2016 if you want to know more about the latest advancements in technology. This year’s Internet of Things conference and exhibition will be highlighting the most innovative advancements in technologies which are affecting IoT. The expo is taking place at London Olympia, 10 – 11 February, where  thousands of […]

Startup Europe Week

Startup Europe Week: Uniting European Regions to Support Entrepreneurs

Startup Europe Week will see all European regions uniting to support entrepreneurs in making a difference. From 1st to 5th February, volunteers will come together to organise local mini-events and meetups to help entrepreneurs access tools needed to start their business. The event will be taking place simultaneously in more than 40 countries and 220+ cities. It aims to […]