Google for Startups

New training programs by ‘Google for Startups’ to boost the growth of European and Israeli startups

Google for Startups launches three new initiatives to ‘level the playing field for underrepresented founders’ and support startups using technology to upgrade their local economies. The recently announced new set of programs – Immersion: Black Founders, Immersion: Women Founders, Google for Startups Accelerator – is open to European and Israeli startups and founders tackling today’s […]

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Black VC investor ‘Impact X’ – why people of colour and women founders in Europe are ripe for funding

Too often we have heard stories of minority-led businesses, in particular those within Europe, having their ideas sometimes treated with contempt or misled into thinking they are not investment-worthy. Well, this black-owned venture capital firm Impact X Capital, launched in 2018, is tired of discussing these problems and are actively funding people of colour and […]

Creator Fund

A student-led venture capital fund ‘Creator Fund’ are looking to invest in top European student founders – starting with the UK

Financed by Founders Factory – a tech startup accelerator program – the Creator Fund wants students to invest in other students – using its own unique ‘alternative route to growth’ for university-based startups. The Creator Fund will be using its own network of young VCs, made up of PhD, Masters and undergraduates students within 13 […]

Emotional Intelligence

Why Emotional Intelligence and not technical skills determines career success

Ever thought about your emotional intelligence? Well, how human you are is what you will always be remembered for and organisations look for this when searching for future leaders. Emotionally intelligent employees have always been the difference for high performing organisations. By placing emphasis on recruiting the values and behaviours expected over the technical qualifications […]

Job fair

Campus London and Unicorn Hunt Team Up For Startup Job Fair

Are you running a startup and looking to recruit? Google Campus London and Unicorn Hunt have teamed up to run a job fair for its startup community. London-based top performing startups will be invited to meet and interview those interested in working for startups on Saturday 29th October. Those looking to recruit at the fair […]


Google Campus London – Looking For 10 Most Innovative UK Startups

Google is looking to offer 10 most ‘innovative’ UK tech startups the opportunity to be mentored at its London accelerator Campus. The week long “Campus Exchange: Best of British” programme starts next month and selected companies will be given a work space at Google Campus London, access to its London startup community and also receive support from […]


Visa Europe launches new Visa Europe Digital Enablement Programme

Visa Europe launches the new Visa Europe Digital Enablement Programme (VEDEP) – Using the influence of its Visa network to simplify the use of third party mobile wallets. The new programme will see Visa Europe partnering with Google, Android Pay and several leading UK banks. VEDEP gives banks and technology companies a turn-key framework fusing Visa’s secure token technology, […]


Young People Vs Entrepreneurship

Google’s recent survey into UK’s entrepreneurial ambition says that 78% of young people are turned off about entrepreneurship – But what about the other millennials running their own ventures. Millennials are those born from 1980 up to the millennium, including those in the university age up to the mid-thirties. Some of the reasons, noted in the survey, […]


Emerging In-Car Technologies – The 4 You Need To Know

The technology in our automobiles has advanced dramatically over the past decade. There are now certain things we can’t live without that were deemed impossible not long ago. These devices helps us drive our vehicles, get to where we’re going, communicate while on the move, and even fit into tight parking spaces. The crazy thing […]