Fashion Runway

How My Clothing Rental Startup Is Driving For A More Sustainable Route To Fashion

My generation has been at the center of a dramatic shift in how consumers approach fashion. The latter part of our teenage years, as well as the entirety of adult life so far, have been impacted by two key factors – the rise of social media, and the rise of cheap fast fashion. Isabella West launched her […]

gap

Spot A Gap In The Market – How I Launched My Staging Business

Finding a gap in the market for a business idea can be a tricky one and it can’t be forced. It is a lightbulb moment that you will only spot if you are looking out for it. Olivia Conlon left high school at the age of 16 to set up her own home staging business […]

Bias

Using My Tech Startup To Stand Up Against Gender, Racial And Disability Bias In The Workplace

Recruitment is just one of the ways that direct or indirect bias can slip into our decision-making. We need to do more to ensure that these biased views have no place within the working environment – That is where my startup seeks to make the change. Mac Alonge created his tech platform ‘The Equal Group’ […]

'Wild Card' pitch - WeWork London Creators Awards 2018

WeWork London Creators Awards Grand Finale: ‘Wild Card’ Investment Pitch Winner – Joshua Ogunnote

This year’s WeWork London Creators Awards grand finale saw celebrity actor Ashton Kutcher surprise members of the audience by inviting them to pitch and win funding for their business – ‘Wild Card’ pitch. Joshua Ogunnote, founder of a new social media music app ‘Chune’, won the audience member ‘Wild Card’ pitch investment of £13,000 to scale up […]

My Startup Story - photo gallery

My Startup Story Photo Gallery……..Annnnnndddd it’s the 4 week countdown!

My Startup Story photo gallery flashback – giving young founders the platform to share and empower us with their startup stories. The next group of young founders will be sharing tips on how to turn your business dreams into reality, and they will also be discussing their startup stories on diversity, mental health, sharing economy, and […]

#LondonEvent - My Startup Story

#LondonEvent: My Startup Story – An evening of networking, refreshments & startup chats

Join our inspirational #mystartupstoryuk young founders as they discuss how they developed their social and environmental impact startups on Thursday 15 November 2018 – #LondonEvent. The IAmNewGen My Startup Story is a series of speaking events inspiring your innovative ideas into reality and it’s back in London with another group of inspirational young founders sharing their […]

Ojay's Travels - young entrepreneurs abroad

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story Of Ojay’s Travels

Nigerian-based travel and tourism company – Ojay’s Travels – connects people from different cultural backgrounds to meet and socialise together through the art of wanderlust. Founder – Hans Omang and Akwon Otu. Launch Date – 2012 Country – Abuja, Nigeria Success Story – The founders also own another business ‘O-jay Suites & Hotels‘, and both […]

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 […]

My Startup Story

WATCH: A Little Snippet Of What We Did At My Startup Story Event

#mystartupstoryuk – June 13 marked the launch of My Startup Story event as the place for inspirational young entrepreneurs to share their entrepreneurial stories and inspire the next generation of business leaders. The very first group of young speakers to grace the stage at #mystartupstoryuk were the founders of Pouch, Twipes and Onaria Technologies (PlaqueChecker). […]

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 […]