Active Ageing Challenge

Tech Startups – £100,000 Prize Award For The Top Innovative Ideas That Can Help The Elderly Live A More Active Life

Active Ageing Challenge – Centrica Innovations is offering a £100,000 prize award to tech startups with innovative ideas that can help the ageing population live a more active lifestyle. The UK-wide competition aims to support the development of technology solutions that can help people thrive as they get older. According to the Office of National Statistics, […]

Women in innovation

Women In Innovation: A Getty Images Photo Exhibition Inspiring Future Female Entrepreneurs

A Getty Images photo exhibition is looking to inspire the next generation of female entrepreneurs and innovators – Innovate UK’s infocus ‘Women In Innovation’ . Jointly created by Innovate UK – a government body promoting innovation – and Getty Images, the free exhibit aims to address issues faced by women in innovation and boost female entrepreneurship […]

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 […]

Platform-X

Sir Richard Branson’s Platform-X Accelerator Calls For Startups To Revolutionise Rail Travel

Sir Richard Branson is looking for the top disruptive innovators to help transform the future of the railway with a new accelerator programme – Platform-X. Platform-X is a joint venture between Virgin Trains on the East Coast and Virgin StartUp, which is designed to find the next generation of travel startups who could help revolutionise […]

Blue Table

Bupa’s New ‘Blue Table’ Accelerator Programme – Enhancing Customer Experiences

Bupa’s newly launched ‘Blue Table’ accelerator programme is looking for startups and SME’s with new ideas to enhance customer experiences within the healthcare sector. Bupa, together with tech investor L Marks, are looking for innovative ways to tackle key customer issues in insurance, health and care experiences, and wellbeing change. Blue Table is part of […]

Low-Carbon Startup

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Building A Low-Carbon Startup

Starting a business can be a daunting prospect for any young entrepreneur – Let alone building a low-carbon startup with its own set of challenges. For example, it is much more difficult for a business within the renewable energy sector to access finance as there are fewer financial providers specialising in those areas within the […]

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 […]

Entrepreneur Of The Year

Enter To Win The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Programme

The Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 awards is on the lookout for entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas to innovate the economy. Sponsored by Ernst and Young, the global entrepreneurship programme aims to help entrepreneurs build successful and sustainable businesses. The 2017 awards, now in its 19th year in the UK, wants to celebrate […]

Cosmetics Tech

The First Five Cosmetics Tech Startups Chosen To Join L’Oréal and Founders Factory New Accelerator

L’Oréal and start-up platform Founders Factory unveils the five cosmetics tech startups joining its new six month accelerator programme. The joint venture aims to nurture innovative digital businesses to connect more to consumer needs. Each year, L’Oréal and Founders Factory would support and scale five early-stage startups and also co-create two new businesses in the cosmetics tech sector. […]

Mayor's Entrepreneur

Win The Opportunity To Be Crowned The Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2017

London students are invited to submit an innovative idea to address issues facing the capital and win the chance to be crowned the Mayor’s Entrepreneur 2017.  The Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition is also looking to award the winning student entrepreneur a £20k start up fund to support their business. Categories for entry are: Air quality Water Energy Transport […]