Young Entrepreneurs

To All Young Entrepreneurs

Camilla Ley-Valentin | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Camilla Ley-Valentin

It is amazing that the proportion of young entrepreneurs is growing steadily. I choose to see this as a tentative sign that the attitude to entreprene...

Why More Young People Should Set Up Their Own Business

Marc Wileman | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Marc Wileman

While it's great to see an increase in entrepreneurs in these areas, I believe that young people can establish companies in any field they choose. With the right frame of mind, anything is possible. If you're thinking about becoming your own boss just remember, you don't have to do it alone.

Stick With Your Passion as Plan A, Always

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

Yes, read the title again, again and again, until is clicks. Understand your directional future, plan ahead but most of all plan a life which is full of excitement and a life which you'll enjoy living.

Lucy Sherriff

This Teen Has Made A Website Which Will Fight Your Parking Ticket Fines For You | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Parking tickets. They're the bane of humanity's existence, the last straw for even the most zen of beings. So what if we told you there was a way of f...

A Message From the Future Leaders

James Gilmore | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
James Gilmore

Some of the most inspiring, intelligent and creative people I know are below the age of twenty and all industry's (not just media) should start taking us really seriously - if only for one simply reason: We are the next Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

Drop-Out To Successful Entrepreneur: Billy Woodford Is Living Proof That Good Grades Aren't Everything

The Huffington Post UK | Elise Metcalf | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

GCSE results day is a time of exuberance and celebration for many. Armed with good grades and a bright future, it is no wonder that photos scour the i...

Youth Clubs: Helping Young People Find their Voice

Ruby Wright | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ruby Wright

Youth clubs in the UK provide a similar function to the ones in Bangladesh. Young people have the chance to help in the community, play sports, and receive vocational training. In Bangladesh, this is where VSO volunteers came in - training youth club staff and organising vocational courses for youth club members.

9 Under-30s Working To Save Our Planet

The Huffington Post UK | Lewis Shaw | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The environment is constantly in the news; whether it's government policy, the merits of solar power or countries banning supermarket waste, it's neve...

3 Key Startup Survival Lessons

Nick Telson | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech
Nick Telson

According to many sources, a staggering 90% of startups fail. You might be that lucky small small majority that thinks of an idea, executes it and it ...

Dear Young Investors

Lewis Worrow | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK
Lewis Worrow

Though I find investing is right for me investing is not for everybody. If you are interested in investing though please seek independent advice from a qualified professional, it could be the start of something great.

Lucy Sherriff

Young Entrepreneur Of The Week: Julius Ibrahim Is Training Up The Homeless To Work In His Cafe | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Julius Ibrahim is a final year student at UCL, with a big love of food - and an even bigger passion for social enterprise. And now the 20-year-old ...

Nick Hampson - The Student Entrepreneur to Watch

Emma Jacobs | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Jacobs

Alongside his degree, Oxford Student Nick Hampson has a handful of flourishing ventures. His latest, an app, is currently in an investment series (aiming to entice investors) in order to raise a quarter of a million pounds.

Lucy Sherriff

Meet Tom Cridland, Who's Making Sustainability Trendy With The Jumper Guaranteed To Last 30 Years | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tom Cridland isn't afraid of a challenge. The 24-year-old founded his eponymous menswear brand last year and set himself the mammoth task of making, q...

Goals That Make You Successful

Josh Taylor | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Josh Taylor

Goals give entrepreneurs a direction and the motivation to achieve something. If we pick a goal that blocks us however, we might get there in the end but it will be a hard slog and can lead to bad decisions or inactivity. When we begin to feel overwhelmed and things feel more difficult than they should be, it's at this stage that it helps to question what really motivates us and our beliefs.

Lucy Sherriff

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

Meet The Chronically-Ill 13-Year-Old Making Get Well Cards For Hospitalised Children

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Katie Callaghan has a rare, complex tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, meaning she has to be fed through a tube in her small intestine, as...

Oxford Students Launch Platform For Budding musicians

Huffington Post UK | Emma Jacobs | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University is renowned for being an institution of excellence, but students Nick Hampson and Jack Saville have now revealed it to also be a mus...

Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder Of Ben & Jerry's, Shares His Five Top Tips For Starting A Business

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

If you're looking for some advice for starting up a business, then there's no-one better to turn to than Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's...

Six Pieces of Advice When Starting Out as a Young Entrepreneur

Bethan Wolfenden | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Bethan Wolfenden

My journey so far has taught me a lot, and there is still quite some way to go. Every business is different and no two career paths can ever be the same, but there are some lessons that I know I would have benefited from when I was starting out.

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The 24-Year-Old Teaching FTSE 100 Companies About Sustainability | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Josh Taylor is passionate about sustainability and the environment. So much so the 24-year-old has set up his own retreat for fellow young entrepreneu...

We're Hosting Jerry From Ben & Jerry's First EVER Live Q&A Session

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Ever wondered how Ben & Jerry's got so ridiculously successful? Where Ben and Jerry got the idea, if they ever thought of giving up, or what their adv...

Lucy Sherriff

Meet Notting Hill's Gladwin Brothers, Who Are Tackling Sustainability One Restaurant At A Time | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The past week has seen some big wins for the sustainability movement; France announced supermarkets would be banned from throwing away food, while Tes...

Lucy Sherriff

Young Entrepreneur Of The Week: Alessandro Paletta With His 8 Week Old Angel Investor Business | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Alessandro Paletta is a 16-year-old from Wrexham, and, eight weeks ago, launched his first business. We checked in with the A-level student, who pl...

Lucy Sherriff

Innocent Co-Founder Shares His Secrets For Entrepreneur Success | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"Do Dragons Den for the publicity, then turn down the deal - their terms are brutal," says Richard Reed, co-founder of the multimillion company Innoce...

Young Entrepreneur Of The Week: Meet The 14-Year-Old Heading Up His Own Branding Agency

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

When a family member complained about his computer crashing, teenager Matthew Bridger helped to fix it. From there, it was history, and now the 14-yea...