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 […]

Hangar 51

IAG New Startup Accelerator Programme – Hangar 51

International Airlines Group (IAG) are inviting startups to solve the issues affecting the aviation industry through its newly launched global accelerator programme – Hangar 51. The initiative was created by IAG, the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, IAG Cargo and Avios, and tech investor L Marks to support new entrepreneurs to innovate […]

EDF Energy Pulse Awards

Competition – EDF Energy Pulse Awards – Innovation Challenge

EDF Energy calling start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs for its energy innovation challenge – EDF Energy Pulse Awards. EDF Energy is looking for new ways to address key challenges facing the energy sector through its EDF Energy Pulse Awards competition, which is made up of 4 challenges. Start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs are being offered the chance […]


Share Your Start-Up Story – AtHashtags

AtHashtags is a shopping search engine making the art of buying ‘on-the-go’ fashionable items, online and via popup shops, more user-friendly. Beta launched by Bernard Omolafe, 30, and his co-founder Henrike Grund in 2015, this upcoming Ecommerce startup helps small retail vendors expand and reach more consumers both online and on the High street.  AtHashtags – How […]


BT Infinity Lab – Future Mobile Competition

BT Mobile and EE are calling startups and entrepreneurs driving innovation in mobile communication to apply to the Future Mobile competition.  Future Mobile competition aims to find new ways in boosting customers experience on the UK’s biggest 4G mobile network by engaging with startups worldwide through its Infinity Lab programme. Area of focus includes: Mobile apps and services […]


BWM Group Financial Services Innovation Lab 2016

BMW Group Financial Services and L Marks are searching for five startups to support in driving innovation in the car finance space – Innovation Lab 2016. BMW Group Financial Services is one of the world’s premium automotive finance providers and they’ve joint up with tech investor L Marks for the Innovation Lab 2016 programme. The […]

UK businesses

New Government £57.5m fund to boost innovative UK businesses

The business secretary Sajid Ravid has launched a new £57.5m funding to help UK businesses find new ways of tackling climate change and cancer. The funding competition is jointly organised by Innovate UK, the Medical Research Council, Scottish Enterprise and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. It aims to develop new sustainable energy and transport solutions, new healthcare […]


The Future of Retail Challenge – Startup Competition By Venturespring

Time to get you thinking caps on startups – Devise a new innovative idea for the retail industry using IBM Bluemix™ and win the opportunity to access up to £750,000 worth of investment. Powered by Venturespring, the international venture development studio, in association with IBM, Argos and the Unilever Foundry. The startup community are invited to […]


New FinTech Accelerator Launched By Bank of England

Bank of England launches new FinTech Accelerator – Partnering with startups to harness FinTech innovations for central banking. The accelerator aims to develop new technologies to support the banking sector with chosen firms given the opportunity to test their products in a live environment. Areas of interest includes: Structuring and analysing large data sets and data gained in regulatory reporting; […]

Innovate UK

Innovate UK: New Funding Programme To Fast-track UK Innovation

Innovate UK to invest up to £15 million in cutting-edge research and development projects in any technology area. The open competition targets a whole range of technology, engineering and industrial areas.  Businesses of any size can apply and ideas can come from any area, including four sector areas of: – Manufacturing and materials; Emerging and enabling technologies; Health […]