Varsity Pitch

NACUE’s Varsity Pitch 2018 Winner Is WASE – a social enterprise startup turning sewage waste into energy and clean water

The £10,000 top prize at this year’s UK-wide Varsity Pitch competition goes to Tom Fudge – founder of WASE – a water treatment startup developing technologies to help provide sanitation and energy to remote communities in developing countries. Varsity Pitch, a national business pitching competition organised by the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs […]

'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

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). […]

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: The Influence of Technology on Creativity and Art

The use of Artificial Intelligence goes beyond just automated tasks – How can we prepare for the fourth industrial revolution when AI meets Creativity and Art? Although the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new, a recent report shows that the technology could add an additional £630bn to the UK economy by 2035. Last […]

USP

Innovate UK’s Business Tips: Defining Your USP

Defining Your USP – Knowing your startup’s ‘Unique Selling Point’ before launching will help form a big part of your business success. It is important to have a clear idea of what you stand for, what you offer your customers and what makes you different from other providers in your field.  The tips in this […]

Growth Hacking

Video: Learn Growth Hacking – Sales And Personal Branding

Vincent Dignan, a writer and professional speaker, helps to grow early-stage companies through rapid social media growth and guerrilla community management tactics – He shares his tips on Growth Hacking. In this talk, hosted by City Unrulyversity (a free pop-up university in the heart of Tech City), you’ll learn practical methods on growing a community […]