#evoiamnewgen – celebrating the next generation of leaders fixing their country’s societal issues to becoming self-sustainable

The accelerated effects of climate change coupled with the current viral outbreak and the displacement of people have turned the world’s axis on its head. #evoiamnewgen represents the next generation of leaders solving their country’s socio-economic problems and fast-tracking its growth towards being self-sufficient. Inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), #evoiamnewgen is a global-focused journalism project spotlighting young people, under […]

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Nigerian Startups: win ₦1 Million in the AgroHack Challenge to transform Nigeria’s fishery and agriculture food sector

Applications are open for the AgroHack Challenge and they are looking for young Nigerians with innovative ideas to revolutionise the nation’s fishery and agriculture sector. AgroHack Challenge is aimed at using innovation to create new jobs, tackle food security, and boost food production and profit for Nigerian farmers in Lagos, Kano and Kaduna. The competition, powered […]

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How to pitch #IAMNEWGENMAG ‘Opinions’

I Am New Generation Magazine’s Opinions section is open to business owners to pitch us ‘exclusive’ opinion focused pieces aimed at starting up, business growth or any topical topics linking business activity with current affairs. For information purposes, I Am New Generation Magazine (iamnewgenmag) is an online lifestyle publication for young business owners and professionals […]

Google for Startups

New training programs by ‘Google for Startups’ to boost the growth of European and Israeli startups

Google for Startups launches three new initiatives to ‘level the playing field for underrepresented founders’ and support startups using technology to upgrade their local economies. The recently announced new set of programs – Immersion: Black Founders, Immersion: Women Founders, Google for Startups Accelerator – is open to European and Israeli startups and founders tackling today’s […]

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How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

Swiss Kickstart

Swiss innovation platform ‘Kickstart’ is searching for 100 tech startups looking to expand into Switzerland

The Zurich-based innovation platform Kickstart has launched its latest round of applications for the next cohort of later-stage tech startups, from around the world, interested in entering the Swiss market. Kickstart, a spin-off of Impact Hub Zurich and founded by digitalswitzerland in 2015, will be selecting 100 entrepreneurs to join its three-month equity-free growth programme and […]

COVID-19 - I AM NEW GENERATION MAGAZINE

The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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Black VC investor ‘Impact X’ – why people of colour and women founders in Europe are ripe for funding

Too often we have heard stories of minority-led businesses, in particular those within Europe, having their ideas sometimes treated with contempt or misled into thinking they are not investment-worthy. Well, this black-owned venture capital firm Impact X Capital, launched in 2018, is tired of discussing these problems and are actively funding people of colour and […]

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The six global food startups in the race to feed billions of people and reduce our carbon footprint

From plant-based pork combating diseases to microbes converting greenhouse gas into food – these sustainable food innovations are some of the ideas competing for the Food Planet Prize award aimed at remodelling the global food sector. Ending hunger by 2030 is one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and it looks like we might be falling […]

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Ideas on how to save us from Coronavirus apocalypse? The European Commission wants to fund you with €164 million (over £148 million)

Startups and SMEs are invited to urgently apply for funding from the European Innovation Council to create technologies and other innovations to help in treating, testing and monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak. With a budget of €164m (over £148m), the Commission is looking to fast track the awarding of the EIC grant in this round of […]