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#Career Change – From The Banking Sector To Running My Own Healthy Drink Business

Making any career change is tough – Leaving the corporate safety net to take the leap into the entrepreneurial wilderness makes you define what it is to be busy and what hard work actually is. Former banker Kris Ingham discovered the health benefits of amino acids while he was at University over 10 years ago. […]

Simon Crowther - flood defence business 'Flood Protection Solutions'

I Used My Student Loan to Self-Fund My Business

I often see entrepreneurs bragging about how they dropped out from University to launch a business – I hope this is proof that you can do both. Simon Crowther launched his flood defence business ‘Flood Protection Solutions’ just three weeks after starting his Civil Engineering course at the University of Nottingham in 2012. He explains […]

Tryatec - The online sharing economy platform - Sabine Opis and Elena Sokolova

Share Your Startup Story – The Founders Of The Online Marketplace For Renting The Latest Tech ‘Tryatec’ Are Tapping Into The Sharing Economy

Despite trust issues plaguing peer-to-peer (P2P) ‘sharing culture’, predictions show that the UK’s sharing economy transactions could reach £140bn by 2025, according to consultancy PwC. This figure, up from an estimated £7bn in 2015, is on track for continued rapid growth thanks to people becoming more aware of how these sharing economy platforms operate and […]

My Startup Story

IAmNewGen Presents: My Startup Story 2018

My Startup Story – Join I Am New Generation Magazine for a lively evening chat with a panel of inspirational young founders sharing their startup stories to help you turn your innovative ideas into reality. Held in partnership with NACUE, My Startup Story is a series of speaking events inspiring your innovative ideas into reality. This […]

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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 […]

StyleBank

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of StyleBank

StyleBank is an online fashion rental service offering women the opportunity to rent trendy clothes from around the world instead of buying them. Founders – Bhavna Suresh, 27, and Aina Barker, 31, (co-founder) Launch Date – February 2016 Country – Bangalore, India. Success Story – Has crossed over 1,000 transactions within four months of launching in February. Tell us […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – Weroom

Making an impact in the sharing economy – Weroom is an online flatsharing marketplace giving people  a stress-free experience of sharing a flat. Thomas Villeneuve created Weroom after a bad experience of sharing a flat, which inspired him to see tenants given a lot more choice in how they rent. Weroom concept took off in Paris in 2013 […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – Tutoring with ‘Tutora’

Tutora is an online marketplace helping students and parents find the best local tutors for one-to-one tuition in their own homes. Users simply search by subject and postcode, read reviews left by each tutors’ previous students then send a message to their chosen tutors to book lessons. Scott Woodley discovered Tutora, with his friend Mark […]

TwentySomeone

Share Your Start-Up Story – TwentySomeone with Sam Jones

TwentySomeone is a life-coaching platform empowering the younger generation to transition smoothly in life. Sam Jones, 26, launched his venture to help those in their twenties develop a balanced personal and professional life with the aim of inspiring a change in how they see themselves. His ultimate aim is to nurture young start-ups around the world and motivate […]

Share Your Start-Up Story - BillHive

Share Your Start-Up Story – BillHive

BillHive is a digital platform that automatically stores all your receipts in one place at the time of purchase. Simone Fattouche, 27, discovered BillHive when she was denied a cash refund by a high street store because she had lost her purchase receipt. More About BillHive? BillHive is an app, which ensures you never lose a paper […]