Ybi Entrepreneur of the Year Competition

Funding and Mentoring: A Golden Couple?

Andrew Devenport | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Devenport

Schemes that offer mentorship and funding coupled together, can help open up entrepreneurship to young people from all backgrounds.

Why I'm Slowing Down When Everyone Else is Trying to Grow Faster

Naibo Yu | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Naibo Yu

With the whole world so focused on how to bring about growth, the fact that the next step for me is to take my foot of the accelerator for a while might seem counterintuitive.

Entrepreneurs - Born or Made?

Roy Joulous | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK
Roy Joulous

While I do believe entrepreneurs can be made, rather than being born to do it, there are some personality traits I think it is vital people who are setting up their own business have. Patience and determination are at the top of my list.

Have Confidence in the Kids

Cheuk Wing Au | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK
Cheuk Wing Au

There's no doubt it's a tough time to be a young person. With the world economy continuing to falter, uncertainty is everywhere and prospects for school and university leavers look bleak. But I think now, more than ever, we need to have confidence in, and encourage, young people.