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TikTok and Shopify launch ‘game changing’ partnership to scale-up UK entrepreneurs

The new coalition will see Shopify’s sellers connect with the TikTok community through shoppable video ads to ‘help them build their brand, drive sales, and create engaged communities’. Shopify retailers can now create video advertising campaigns from their dashboards and post them directly on the new TikTok For Business  platform. This uses creativity to support […]

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Young inventors shifting the face of engineering globally with their simple innovations

World-changing gadgets by young inventors changing the face of engineering globally, using simple ideas to make better our everyday products. A Russian-made smart toothbrush testing our saliva for health issues beyond oral (made by Artemii Zenkin and Anastasia Balabanova), a non-electrical powered fridge made out of clay to keep food fresh and grow plants at the […]

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Netflix’s new ‘Documentary Talent Fund’ to give £40,000 to 10 British filmmakers ‘to tell the stories they want to tell’

The newly launched Documentary Talent Fund will see Netflix award up to £40,000 each to 10 filmmakers ‘in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry’. Applications are open to a new generation of innovative storytellers to produce short documentary films, with a budget of between £20k and £40k, to tell the stories […]

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Plus X presents BRITE – a new £5 million funded innovation programme for local businesses to grow and bring their ideas to market

Plus X Brighton – an innovation workspace – partners with the University of Brighton to launch BRITE (Brighton Research Innovation Technology Exchange) designed to support local businesses to grow and ‘drive job creation’ post-lockdown. BRITE is a three-year collaborative project which has received up to £5 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund […]

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Re-inventing your business for the ‘new normal’ in the Low Touch Economy

The era of the new normal in the Low Touch Economy – ‘People are creating new habits, new regulations are being introduced, or evolving. And that creates a very interesting environment where there are a lot of new needs and new problems…’   Opening Brownber Hall four years ago was a labour of love for […]

Economy

As a young scientist…the economy will always exist but we want our future to be stable and safe

We only get one planet. The economy will always exist, whether crashing or rising, but we want our future to be stable and safe – that means economically and environmentally. The current pandemic is not enough to distract the attention away from the looming threat of climate change and the young activists behind the call […]

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Swiss innovation platform ‘Kickstart’ is searching for 100 tech startups looking to expand into Switzerland

The Zurich-based innovation platform Kickstart has launched its latest round of applications for the next cohort of later-stage tech startups, from around the world, interested in entering the Swiss market. Kickstart, a spin-off of Impact Hub Zurich and founded by digitalswitzerland in 2015, will be selecting 100 entrepreneurs to join its three-month equity-free growth programme and […]

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The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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The six global food startups in the race to feed billions of people and reduce our carbon footprint

From plant-based pork combating diseases to microbes converting greenhouse gas into food – these sustainable food innovations are some of the ideas competing for the Food Planet Prize award aimed at remodelling the global food sector. Ending hunger by 2030 is one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and it looks like we might be falling […]

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Why being a ‘women of colour entrepreneur’ is a challenging business

Women of colour are hustling like never before to launch their own companies. In fact, figures show they are starting new businesses faster than any other demographic. A 2019 survey conducted in the US revealed that women of colour account for 89% (1,625) of the new businesses opened every day. The challenges they face, however, […]