Young Entrepreneur of the Week

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The Entrepreneurs Breaking The Rules Of The Drinks Industry - With Sweets

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Mel Goldsmith is one half of Smith & Sinclair, an innovative company trying to change the perception of how alcohol is consumed. Mel, along with he...

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The Brothers Defying Logic And Making Ice Cream With Less Calories In Than An Apple

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Charlie and Harry Thuillier were told by experts their dreams of making an ice cream which contained less calories than an apple were impossible. B...

Young Entrepreneurs Of The Week: How Two Men Are Giving The Next Generation of Business Minds A Helping Hand

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Jennings | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The cut-throat, competitive nature of the business world means that opportunities to engage with those in the industry and get hands on experience can...

Young Entrepreneurs Of The Week: Martin Jarvis And Sarah Jolley, Of Food Discovery Box

The Huffington Post UK | Victoria Farley | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Ever fancied a box of cheese, or chilies? Or how about growing your own (edible) escargot? For Martin Jarvis and Sarah Jolley, food isn't just a n...

How Two Friends Launched Their Frozen Yoghurt Company, AngelBerry, And Went Global

The Huffington Post UK | James Beeson | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Starting a business from scratch is always a daunting prospect. Sunk costs can be huge, and the possibility of failure looms large. However, for J...

Two Students Design an App to Help Mental Health Doctors

The Huffington Post UK | Joty Chopra | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Time is money and when it comes to finding a treatment and care guidance for patients, doctors have to be precise and helpful. The digital natives...

Young Entrepreneur Of The Week: Micro Brewer Sam Ward

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

We all come up with some crazy ideas in the pub after a drink too many. Solution to world poverty? Flawless! Text that ex? Great idea! New business ve...

Young Entrepreneurs Of The Week: Solarbox's Kirsty Kenney and Harold Craston Go Green

The Huffington Post UK | Siobhan Morgan | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"My iPhone 5s battery is brilliant!" said no-one, ever. So we should all be extremely thankful for solarbox, the latest socio-environmental business s...

Want To Make Money For Getting Your Friends Jobs? This Guy Can Help

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Phil Hakim, 27, started his business, GigPlug, with the aim of making the recruiting process better, and more fun. Users are offered cash bounties ...

This Chap Raised Millions By Helping People Choose The Right Car

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

James Hind, 27, decided to go into business after seeing how hard it was for people to choose the right car, unless they were total petrolheads or avi...

How These Two Turned An Idea At School Into A Massive Business

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Joe Mathewson and Simon Hay had their business idea when they were still at studying for their GCSEs, working out a way to access their homework hando...

Fancy Yourself As A Matchmaker? This Young Entrepreneur Can Help

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Rachael Wardle, 26, was inspired to launch her online matchmaking site - datemy.co.uk - after seeing how her father struggled to find love after his ...

Lucy Sherriff

Young Entrepreneur Of The Week: Nick Telson Of DesignMyNight.com

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK

Nick Telson is one half of DesignMyNight.com - a nightlife discovery sites where customers can book everything from bars, clubs and pubs, to pop-ups t...

Asa Bennett

This Young Entrepreneur Is Taking His Business Around The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Thomas Coppen, 26, saw his business career take off after being one of the first people in the country to win financial backing from ex-Dragon James C...

Meet The 16 Year Old Entrepreneur Who Already Has 500 Clients

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ben Towers began his business career at the age of 11, starting out as a young freelance web designer. By the age of 12, he had already built a pr...

Lucy Sherriff

How One Young Entrepreneur Turned His Dyslexia Into A Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Starting up your own business can be challenging enough; reams of paperwork, document preparation and using the right lingo are just some of the obsta...

Asa Bennett

Hitting The Slopes? This 17-Year Old Will Make It Way More Fun

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ed Hardy, 17, was inspired by a love of skiing to go into business with his friend, Kit Logan, setting up an app that they bill as the "ultimate mount...

Ever Wanted To Skydive With A Celeb? This Guy Can Make It Happen

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Timothy Armoo, 19, is truly a modern entrepreneur, having created a business off the back of the online video giant YouTube. The Warwick University...

Asa Bennett

This 21-Year Old Entrepreneur Wants To Help You Get The Best Discounts

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Bertie Wilson, 21, got his big business idea while browsing for a good jacket online. Finding it annoying having to flit between websites to find ...

This Chap Made His First Firm At The Age Of 12, And He Hasn't Stopped

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

As young entrepreneurs go, Ted Nash has done a lot in his 23 years, having started his first business, an online shopping portal at the age of 12. ...

Lucy Sherriff

This 25-Year-Old Started Her Own Performing Arts Company So She Could Pay For Theatre School

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Zoe Jackson was 16 when she set up her performing arts company afford getting into the National Youth Theatre but not being able to afford the fees. ...

How A Party Lead To These Two Building A Seriously Fast Growing Firm

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

University friends Tom Brooks and Peter Dowds decided last year to pack in their high-flying City careers to go into business together after throwing ...

Asa Bennett

After Taming The Dragons, What Now For These Young Tea Entrepreneurs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

After having to decide between three Dragons fighting to invest in their luxury tea blend line "PHOM", things have taken off for 23-year old entrepren...

Why Does Harvey Nichols Want A Piece Of This Young Entrepreneur?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

26-year old Darryl Adie is helping top retailers improve their online stores through his ecommerce agency, Ampersand Commerce, which he set up in 2009...

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The 15-Year-Old Juggling Running His Own Clothing Brand With His GCSEs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Most young teenagers have a hard enough time cramming for their GCSEs, but one 15-year-old has a little more on his plate - running a business at the ...