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Five young creative leaders win the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs 2021

The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) 2021 announces five young creative winners of its collective prize fund of £60,000 and a £100,000 business mentorship – to grow their social impact vision. In partnership with MeWe360 – a not-for–profit incubator for the creative industries – the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) invests […]

carbon dioxide

A scientist’s dream to save the world – transforming carbon dioxide into everyday items

Despite devastating evidence of an impending climate catastrophe, and the global recognition that we need to address it, the world remains without a viable, scalable solution to mitigate the 51 billion of tonnes of carbon dioxide we produce annually. ViridiCO2 is an innovative spin-out from the University of Southampton that enables carbon dioxide-emitting industries – […]

eBay Business

Win £20000 at the 5th annual eBay for Business Awards

Application for the fifth annual eBay for Business Awards is open plus the chance to win £20,000 – a competition celebrating and championing entrepreneurship across the UK. Last year saw entries from thousands of entrepreneurs from across the nation, as they share how they had successfully managed their business during the coronavirus pandemic. Previous eBay […]

African Market

Founding a startup aimed at the African market

Targeting the African market, both those in Africa and the diaspora, comes with challenges. First among these is the need to understand the cultural quirks of the community you’re addressing. Kay Akinwunmi is the co-founder of the African startup – Zazuu – a money transfer marketplace, giving people the ability to see and compare the […]

Organisations Black success

Top 7 steps organisations can take to create space and boost Black success in the workplace

Research suggests that diverse and inclusive organisations increase creativity, teamwork and success. In 2021 with so much talk centred around diversity, it is still clear that many organisations are failing to create space for their diverse talent to succeed. As someone who spends a lot of my time championing Black entrepreneurs and professionals and working […]

#YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

‘We believe that Black stories matter’ – Applications open for the next class of #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube – the Google-owned video site – launches its grant applications for its #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022, a global multi-year commitment focused on spotlighting and growing Black creators and music on its platform. The #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund, launched last year, was created with the intention of ‘investing in work that amplifies the voices, […]

Next Generation Africa

Startup Africa Roadtrip – Next Generation Africa 21-22 Accelerator program for African startups

Startup Africa Roadtrip launches its accelerator program – Next Generation Africa – for African innovators looking to make a difference both locally and globally. The Next Generation Africa project is searching for 20 African startups, makers, and young talents with interests in developing prodcuts or services with high potential to driving a sustainable impact within […]

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Google for Startups – 30 European Black founders chosen to receive funding from the Black Founders Fund

Google for Startups has awarded 30 Black founders from the UK and Europe to receive cash funding of up to $100k (more than £70k) from its Black Founders Fund – a $2 million initiative to provide funds for Black-led startups. The 30 startups – chosen from the U.K., France, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands […]

G7 Summit

A giant piece of sand art is calling on world leaders to cut carbon emissions – ahead of this year’s G7 Summit week in the UK

The giant footprints sand art – titled Time to Walk the Walk – is calling on G7 world leaders to ‘not just talk the talk when it comes to sustainability, but to walk the walk’. Commissioned by sustainable footwear brand Allbirds, the sand art appears opposite a seaside resort Carbis Bay where the 47th G7 […]

#mood - Meme - Students

#Mood – a digital meme artwork by Students’ drawing attention to their mental health

A selection of digital and hand drawn memes, created by primary and secondary school kids, to capture their current feelings and draw attention to their mental health – #Mood. Students from across London joined together with Culture Mile – the City of London’s new cultural district – and the City of London Family of Schools, produced by […]