Startups - Finding Your Money Route

How Can Startups Navigate The World Of Grant Funding

The number one priority for startups and most businesses is accessing finance especially when it’s needed to get the business start-up and running. For young entrepreneurs, who don’t have years of experience working full-time or piles of savings in the bank, the challenge is arguably even greater. This makes grant funding particularly attractive options for […]

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 […]


Six Innovative SMEs Competing To Be The UK’s 2017 Best Low-Carbon Startup

These six small businesses are competing to be crowned as the UK’s next best low-carbon startup in the Shell Springboard 2017 competition. The shortlisted startups are through to this year’s Shell Springboard national finals, which aims to scale up businesses with innovative ideas to tackle Britain’s energy issues. Shell Springboard, now in its 12th year, […]

Shell LiveWIRE

Young Entrepreneurs Shortlisted for the Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme

Meet the five businesses shortlisted for the Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme. These five start-up businesses are contending to win £5,000 funding through Shell LiveWIRE’s Smarter Future Programme. The scheme targets young entrepreneurs with the most innovative business ideas in tackling issues affecting sustainable living in the UK. One winner is chosen each month to receive the start-up grant. The shortlisted businesses […]