Zain Khan – Balancing My ‘Bump’ Business With My 9 to 5 Job

Learn how to keep a full-time job and a business from part-time entrepreneur Zain Khan whose daily struggle is running his networking app business ‘Bump’ alongside his 9 to 5 job. Zain, 25, created Bump to help people share their social media information all at once and much easily. The ‘one stop social’ app, launched late […]

Gender Bias

Defying Gender Bias As A Young Female Founder

One thing I’ve realised is that too many investment decisions are made based on judgements influenced by widely held beliefs about someone’s age, gender, education and race. Yang Liu, the founder of JoeyWears – a high performing men’s underwear company – and a former a VC, shares her experience of how she defies gender bias […]


AllShadesCovered – Tommy Williams and Sanmi Ogunmola

Tommy Williams’ ecommerce startup AllShadesCovered is re-inventing the Afro-Caribbean hair and beauty industry by changing the way black women shop for hair care products. Tommy, 26, and his co-founder, Sanmi Ogunmola, 28, launched AllShadesCovered to provide affordable hair care products directly to customers by cutting out the middle man. The pair, who met while working […]

Young Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs To Watch Out For In London This Year

Only the fifth day and 2017 is looking bright already – Meet the top ten young entrepreneurs set to disrupt London’s startup scene with their inspiring ventures. These under-30 somethings all hail from some of London’s top universities and accelerator programmes including Techstars, Entrepreneur First, and King’s College London. The young entrepreneurs, picked by an expert panel from […]


Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of CrunchBoards

CrunchBoards is a forecasting and planning tool helping small businesses across the globe use their financial data to plan better for the future. Founders – Amy Harris (28) and Hannah McIntyre (39). Launch Date – Set up in 2014. Country – Sydney, Australia. Funding – Privately funded. Customers – 11,500+ customers in nearly 100 countries (Has offices in London […]

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Celebrating Young Entrepreneurs Awarded In The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2016 gives major recognition to young entrepreneurs for their successful startups and to organisations supporting youth entrepreneurship. Over a 1,000 people were named in the Honours list, which was released last week Friday as Her Majesty celebrated her 90th birthday. Some of the young business owners, aged 35 and under, awarded MBEs […]


Debut – Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor’s career app ‘Debut’ is reinventing how students apply for jobs – A new role can start from just simply playing a mobile game. The interactive mobile app, for both students and graduates, provides an alternative process to the current system of using a career’s website or job boards. Charles, 25, was inspired to close the gap within […] – Denis Konoplev and Felix Neufeld

Denis Konoplev’s technology concept uses wireless sensors to monitor overcrowding and give real-time information to help people avoid busy locations. The life-saving tech idea aims to prevent overcrowding, which leads to crushing and injury – It uses wireless sensors to monitor people’s movements at events, in cities and around public transport networks. Denis, 24, […]

Social Chain – Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett’s Social Chain impacts the online conversation of 200 million people while creating a tightly-knit millennial community on social media. Social Chain is an influencer marketing agency and can make anything trend on Twitter in under 30 minutes – Projected to turnover £6 million in its second year since launching in November 2014. Steven, […]

Stand4 Socks - Josh Turner

Stand4 Socks – Josh Turner

Make a bold fashion statement with Josh Turner’s colourful ‘Stand4 Socks’ and save the world for a just cause. Launched in August 2015, Stand4 Socks is a social enterprise linking the purchase of everyday products, such as socks, with social issues and charities. Social fashionpreneur Josh, 24, decided to swap the corporate world to run his […]