Startup Accelerators

Startup Accelerators Need More Women

Vana C. Koutsomitis | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vana C. Koutsomitis

Starting a company is especially tough in the early days. The learning curve is huge and the hurdles can be daunting. When I started my first company, The CityStreet, I was on my own and I was proud. I was 23 years old and ready to take on the business community with my new networking site. I rented a desk at an office near my house and tried to make it as a sole founder. I failed.

Plexal Is Set To Be Europe's Beating Heart Of Health, Sport, Fashion And Tech Innovation

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech
Brooke Roberts-Islam

The purity of the vision for Plexal arises from the stunning blank canvas and expansive space occupying the 68000 square feet ground floor of Here East, nestled into a corner of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park overlooking Hackney Wick and bordering the canal, with impressive terraces looking out across London city.

Let's Make the North of England Centre of an Innovation Revolution

Tom Follett | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK
Tom Follett

Innovation - or the invention of new products and ideas - is the most important factor in long-term prosperity. The North of England was once the country's innovation heartland, building and dispatching pioneering ships, trains, and machinery by the thousand to all corners of the world.

The (Working) Benefits of Being a Millennial

Carolina Are | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Carolina Are

Sure, Millennials have it a lot harder when it comes to making their job count. We will probably have worked 100 jobs by the age of 60, all while still renting a house in the middle of nowhere and commuting to work for hours. But we will also be able to change our job titles to something outlandish and, most importantly, shape our company and its products rather than letting them shape us.

How the Small Guys Can Help the Big Guys

Karen Blackett | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Karen Blackett

At the end of WW II, John Maynard Keynes famously suggested that the best way to get the UK economy going would be to ask the Americans to bomb factories in the UK "at an hour when the Directors were sitting there and no-one else" because "how else are we to regain the exuberant inexperience which is necessary, it seems, for success".

Profit Only a Byproduct to the Real Purpose Behind Social Innovation

Danny Bartlett | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Danny Bartlett

" target="_hplink"> Ever heard of a 'start-up accelerator?' For the uninitiated, a start-up accelerator is what Mark Zuckerberg would have needed if...