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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 […]


Top Five Organisations Supporting Youth Entrepreneurship

For those thinking about starting a business as an alternative career path, we’ve put together a list of organisations in the UK helping young founders to start and grow their startup.  These carefully selected organisations offer mentoring, funding and networking opportunities to help youth entrepreneurship flourish. Check out our pick of the top 5 organisations: 1. […]


Innovate UK Funding Competition – Innovation grants for businesses

Are you looking for funding to test-run your idea and develop it? Check out these LIVE funding competitions run by Innovate UK. Innovate UK funding competitions covers these industry sectors – Emerging and Enabling Technologies | Infrastructure Systems | Health and Life Sciences | Manufacturing and Materials. These are some of the currently open funding competitions –  Energy […]

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Funding Competitions for Student Entrepreneurs/SME 2016

Young entrepreneurs are most likely to struggle for funding, according to a recent growth report from Albion Ventures for small businesses.  The survey of over 1,000 companies revealed that 28% of entrepreneurs aged under 35 were having problems accessing funds in comparison to 15% of those over 55’s. Albion Growth Report also found a growing […]