Education

Doing My ‘bit to increase access to Maths and Computer Science education’ in Nigeria

Tolulope Ogunremi is a 21-year-old Computer Science and Mathematics graduate and she is ‘passionate about adequate education for all’, which led her to set up two not-for-profit organisations – Coders of Colour, supports more young people from underrepresented backgrounds into tech, and Project Hezi, which tackles education inequality in Nigeria. “I am passionate about adequate education […]

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New Entrepreneurs Foundation ‘Class Of 2018’ Application Open – Looking To Develop Britain’s Future Young Entrepreneurs

New Entrepreneurs Foundation – a London-based charity developing the UK’s next generation of entrepreneurs – are searching for 50 young entrepreneurs to join its 2018 programme. The NEF provides talented young people with the training, mentorship, confidence and connections needed to become successful entrepreneurs. Its 12 month programme, starting in September 2017, aims to help […]

Cyber Security

Government partners with Tech Start-ups to launch ‘Cyber Security’ Accelerator

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport partners with Wayra UK and cyber security agency GCHQ to develop a new ‘cyber security’ tech – aimed at protecting the UK from cyber attacks.   The national cyber security programme is part of the government’s £1.9bn plan to help tech startups create the next generation of cyber […]

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BT Infinity Lab – Future Mobile Competition

BT Mobile and EE are calling startups and entrepreneurs driving innovation in mobile communication to apply to the Future Mobile competition.  Future Mobile competition aims to find new ways in boosting customers experience on the UK’s biggest 4G mobile network by engaging with startups worldwide through its Infinity Lab programme. Area of focus includes: Mobile apps and services […]

Vote Leave

What Can Small Businesses Expect From The ‘Vote Leave’ Result

What can small businesses now expect from the ‘Vote Leave’ result after 17.4m of the UK population voted to leave the European Union with a 51.9% majority. Part of the Vote Leave’s ‘Brexit’ campaign was the claim that “EU regulations was costing small businesses millions every week”, therefore, promising that “UK trade and jobs will thrive […]

Referendum

EU Referendum: Business Secretary Sajid Javid On Making Brexit Work For British Business

Like me, most business leaders wanted the UK to remain in the European Union. And with the pound on a roller-coaster ride and UK stocks taking a hit, you could be forgiven for thinking that the result of the referendum was a disaster for employers and employees alike. But a clear majority of the country […]

Voom 2016

VOOM 2016 competition update – Six finalists in the run for a share of £1m prize

Six UK startups have reached the final round of Richard Branson’s Voom 2016 competition to pitch their business idea and win a share of £1m cash prize. Voom 2016, formerly known as ‘Pitch To Rich‘ , aims to find the most innovative business from the UK and Ireland. The six businesses will be pitching to Richard Branson and […]

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Events Happening During London Technology Week ’16

London Technology Week kicks off in nine days – Celebrating London’s booming tech sector. Check out some of the events happening during the festival week whether you’re topic of interest is in Start-ups, Edtech, Creative tech or Games. Setting Up In London and The UK Conference hosted by UK Trade & Investment with London & Partners – […]

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StartUp Britain – London Tour

Thinking of starting a business then join StartUp Britain – the annual national enterprise campaign – as they tour across Britain this summer. StartUp Britain is a non-profit national campaign, run by the Centre for Entrepreneurs, to encourage entrepreneurship across the UK. Powered by Natwest and sponsored by 123 Reg and .UK – The Startup […]

goHenry

goHenry raises “record breaking” £3.9m crowdfunding to help young people manage their pocket money

goHenry, a new digital banking solution helping kids manage their money better than their parents – raises almost £4m investment on Crowdcube. Said to be the “largest crowdfunded deal on the platform to date”, goHenry beats the previous record holder JustPark, which raised £3.5m in 2015. goHenry uses a Pre-paid Debit Card, coupled with parental controls, to help young […]