Fair By Design

Wayra UK ‘Fair By Design’ – New Accelerator Tackling ‘poverty premium’

Wayra – a Telefónica backed accelerator network – is launching a new startup accelerator programme ‘Fair By Design’ to solve Britain’s so-called ‘poverty premium’. Wayra Fair By Design aims to support seven tech startups yearly to find solutions to prevent low-income families paying more for services such as energy, insurance, borrowing and transport. The three year accelerator […]

Varsity Pitch

NACUE’s Varsity Pitch Competition Is Open – Students & Graduate Entrepreneurs Apply

NACUE’s Varsity Pitch competition is back – The hunt is on for the Top UK students and graduate entrepreneurs with £10,000 up for grabs. The National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs partners with Tata for another year of exhibiting and celebrating the best early-stage business ideas to come out of colleges and universities across […]

Startups - Finding Your Money Route

How Can Startups Navigate The World Of Grant Funding

The number one priority for startups and most businesses is accessing finance especially when it’s needed to get the business start-up and running. For young entrepreneurs, who don’t have years of experience working full-time or piles of savings in the bank, the challenge is arguably even greater. This makes grant funding particularly attractive options for […]

Entrepreneur

The Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2017 – Shortlist Out

See the student entrepreneurs who made it to the finals and one step closer to becoming this year’s Mayor’s Entrepreneur. The Mayor’s Entrepreneur yearly competition looks to award £20,000 start up fund to a London student entrepreneur with the most innovative idea on how to address issues facing the capital. Check out the shortlisted top ten […]

Seed Funding

How We Successfully Raised £250,000 In Seed Funding For Our Tech Startup

Matthew de la Hey of inploi – a jobs network for the hospitality industry – shares the fundraising story of his tech startup, which recently closed £250,000 in seed funding from several investors including the CEO of a large multinational hotel chain, a LinkedIn client executive, and a Geneva-based family office.   The new investment boosts inploi’s total […]

UnLtd Spaces 4 Change

UnLtd Spaces 4 Change – Young Social Entrepreneurs Apply For £5,000 Fund To Revamp A Local Space

UnLtd Spaces 4 Change programme are looking to fund any social venture ideas that would revamp an unused space in a local community to be more sustainable.  The UK-wide programme aims to support young people, aged 16-24, to run a social venture project focused on reviving unused or under used spaces within their communities. UnLtd, a charitable organisation promoting […]

The Future of Finance Challenge

Competition Time: The Future of Finance Challenge

Interested in revolutionising the finance industry with your fintech idea – Apply for ‘The Future of Finance Challenge’. Venturespring, the international venture development studio, joins together with IBM, NatWest, Level39 Innovate Finance and Tech.London to launch ‘The Future of Finance Challenge‘.  The competition is opened to both early and growth stage startups and they are invited to […]

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, […]

Help To Grow

British Business Bank Launch Help To Grow

British Business Bank has launched the first phase of Help to Grow with plans to support around £200 million of growth loans in its fist two years. Supported by the European Investment Fund, the programme will see the first £30 million lending accessible to growing businesses through Lloyds Banking group. Loans of up to £2 million will […]

loan application

5 Tips On How To Get Funding

Finding capital is essential to moving forward with your business plan – Now is the right time to know how to get the right funding for your startup. There are different types of funding options available to you such as loans, crowdfunding, incubators, government grants and sponsorship. You need to choose what best fit your business needs as […]