My Startup Story

My Startup Story: Why Do We Need Young Founders Sharing Their Business Stories

We need young founders sharing their business stories because the power to inspiring others and birthing new ideas is to actually become the very inspiration that others need.  This is my second blog post for the magazine and I’m super proud of My Startup Story as an event platform for young entrepreneurs to share their stories […]

Young Professionals Network

Young Professionals Network – Networking Evening With May Al-Karooni Founder of Globechain

In partnership with Westminster Business Council, our Young Professionals Network will be hosting a networking evening with Globechain founder May Al-Karooni – an online social platform encouraging innovation via reusing, recycling and upcycling items. The Young Professionals Network provides a focused and personalised network for young professionals, aged between 20 and 30 years old, to […]

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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 […]

UnLtd Spaces 4 Change

UnLtd Spaces 4 Change – Young Social Entrepreneurs Apply For £5,000 Fund To Revamp A Local Space

UnLtd Spaces 4 Change programme are looking to fund any social venture ideas that would revamp an unused space in a local community to be more sustainable.  The UK-wide programme aims to support young people, aged 16-24, to run a social venture project focused on reviving unused or under used spaces within their communities. UnLtd, a charitable organisation promoting […]

Young People

A third of Britain’s young people looking to start a business are turned off by lack of access to finance, business skills and contacts

A new study – commissioned by the charity New Entrepreneurs Foundation – shows a third of British young people struggling to kick off their entrepreneurial dreams due to poor access to finance, business skills and contacts. The report, gathered by YouGov, looks into Britain’s youth entrepreneurship and the barriers faced by would-be entrepreneurs. The internet-based market […]

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 […]

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar appointed government’s enterprise tsar

Lord Sugar has been appointed enterprise tsar as part of government’s plan to get more young people interested in starting their own business or an apprenticeship. Announced by the Skills Minister Nick Boles, the Apprentice boss will aid the government’s effort in delivering three million apprenticeships in England by 2020.  Sugar will tour around the UK […]

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IN or OUT: The EU Youth Debate on Brexit

Shout Out UK are hosting a EU youth debate on Brexit with a panel of young experts discussing issues related to the upcoming referendum. The debate, which takes place on 6th June at the Houses of Parliament, London, is aimed at young people and would be hosted by Aaron Roach Bridgeman, Presenter SKY1 & SBTV. Event details […]

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UK EU referendum explained to young people in new website

A new website is setting out to engage young people in the UK EU referendum to help them reach a voting decision before 23rd June. According to research, carried out by Dr Darren Sharpe of the University of East London, 81% of 12-24 year olds don’t know enough about the EU and how it affects their lives. […]

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Young Blood: Defining A Generation

A new report titled ‘Young Blood’ gives a unique insight into Britain’s youth culture who are often mislabelled as couch potatoes or screenagers. Marketing agency Amplify created an in-depth white paper and a 7-part documentary series to show the lives of young people in the UK and their driven nature to be successful on their […]