Active Ageing Challenge

Tech Startups – £100,000 Prize Award For The Top Innovative Ideas That Can Help The Elderly Live A More Active Life

Active Ageing Challenge – Centrica Innovations is offering a £100,000 prize award to tech startups with innovative ideas that can help the ageing population live a more active lifestyle. The UK-wide competition aims to support the development of technology solutions that can help people thrive as they get older. According to the Office of National Statistics, […]

job

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 […]

Technology

Investing In Technology – Network With Startups and Investors

Join amazing start-up technology companies, angels, VCs and investors for an evening of learning and networking. Hear from great speakers on how they’ve raised funds for their start-ups and share with guests your own experience of getting Investment Ready. Speakers on the night are David Saenz, COO, Stuart Delivery and Graham Spenceley, Partner, Mathys & […]

Fair By Design

Wayra UK ‘Fair By Design’ – New Accelerator Tackling ‘poverty premium’

Wayra – a Telefónica backed accelerator network – is launching a new startup accelerator programme ‘Fair By Design’ to solve Britain’s so-called ‘poverty premium’. Wayra Fair By Design aims to support seven tech startups yearly to find solutions to prevent low-income families paying more for services such as energy, insurance, borrowing and transport. The three year accelerator […]

Clean Tech

Mayor Sadiq Khan Launches New £1.6m Clean Tech Incubator And Shares His Vision To Make London The World’s Leading ‘Smart City’

#LondonTechWeek: New £1.6M Clean Tech incubator ‘Better Futures’ launched as the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shares his vision to position London as the ‘world’s leading smart city’. Speaking at the launch of London Tech Week, yesterday, Sadiq Khan called on the global tech community to help tackle issues such air pollution, housing and the […]

CcHub Diaspora Challenge

Launch Of CcHub Diaspora Challenge To Attract Top UK Tech Entrepreneurs To Help Solve Africa’s Social Problems

Nigeria’s “leading technology and innovation space” Co-creation Hub (CcHub) recently launched the CcHub Diaspora Challenge to fund UK tech entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to tackle Africa’s social issues. The CcHub Diaspora Challenge is looking to engage entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists, from African communities in the UK, to find scalable business ideas to solve Africa’s “brain […]

Low-Carbon

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, […]

Smart London Board

Apply To Become A Member Of The Mayor’s Smart London Board

The Mayor of London is inviting applications from across the private, public, and third sectors to join the Smart London Board – Helping to shape London’s smart city vision. Members will advise and play an integral part in the delivery of digital public services and the transmission of smart technologies to Londoners and businesses. The […]

Techstars London

Techstars London Accelerator – Apply To Join The 2017 Cohort

Running a tech startup and looking to tap into London’s ecosystem? Techstars London is now accepting applications for its 2017 accelerator programme.  Techstars is a global ecosystem helping start-up entrepreneurs bring new technologies to market wherever they are based. The Techstars London 2017 accelerator is launching on 17th July with a demo day in October and […]

Creative Tech Accelerator

Creative England And Barclays Launch Creative Tech Accelerator – Eagle Lab Flight

‘Eagle Lab Flight’ is a creative tech accelerator launched by Creative England and Barclays to boost growth in the UK’s creative technology sector. The 12-week programme, which includes workshops, masterclasses and mentoring, will help creative tech entrepreneurs to ‘scale-up’ their business. Barclay’s ‘Eagle Lab Flight‘ is looking to invest £25k in eight creative tech and digital companies, with […]