Young Entrepreneurs

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

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Just an Ordinary Teenager Running a Global Youth Charity

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

So, I thought I should tell the world more about me and what I am currently doing with my crazy life. The World Youth Organization (formally known as the Extreme Sport Challenges Association), a charity yet to launch in January 2016 was created by Maliha Reza, Amy Lee and myself, Kieran Goodwin...

The Importance of Mentoring in Business

Claude Littner | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK
Claude Littner

It's vitally important to give young students a chance, but equally let's give them the tools to try to succeed. Give them the opportunity coupled with business education and real life experience and they will absolutely show just how clever they really are. Effective mentoring can be the key to unlocking this potential.

Beach, Please

Angelica Malin | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Angelica Malin

It would have been an easier pill to swallow if Protein World themselves had not had added fuel to the flames with their encouragement of anti-feminist views on social media. Retweeting misogynist statements about female bodies does incredibly harmful things not just to women, but to all. A less image-focused, more equal world, is better for everyone, not just women.

How Two Young Men Travel The Country Helping Entrepreneurs Out Of A London Bus

The Huffington Post UK | James Beeson | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Starting up a business can always be a challenging process, and one that Rishi Chowdhury knows only too well, having set up three of his own. That'...

These Students Figured How To Put Fire Out With Sound Waves

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A pair of engineering students have figured out how to extinguish fire using sound waves. Mind-bogglingly awesome, right? The talented duo ...

What to Know to Survive as a Startup

Bertie Stephens | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Tech
Bertie Stephens

Do you know why most startups fail in the first year? Because it usually takes longer than a year to build real traction and create a successful business, something many entrepreneurs totally underestimate.

Scarves Up To My Ears

Caitlin Charles-Jones | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK
Caitlin Charles-Jones

Since getting back in the studio I have been super motivated, I'm working on a range of men's socks for a brand - they're going to be simply fabulous so watch this space.

"Who is Hillary Clinton?" Meet The Journalist Breaking Down Politics For Generation Y

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Field | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"Where is Gaza?", "How big is the deficit?", "Who exactly is Hillary Clinton...?" News and politics can often seem to alienate young people. Politi...

Want to Start a Food Business? Lessons from Oppo's Founders

Adele Barlow | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

It took 25 months of research, three different factories, two specialised food research centres, and four grants from Santander, York University and t...

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...

We're Drooling Over Our Young Entrepreneur Of The Week Grace Gordon's Leather Bags

The Huffington Post UK | Laura Heffernan | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Grace Gordon, 26, is the founder of her eponymous label, an independent women’s accessories brand designed and made in Britain. After graduating...

Six things I did right in my first startup

Will Bancroft | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

You know how low the success rates are for startups. Make yourself as valuable to your business as you possibly can and you'll end up making your self more employable outside of it. Doing so also helps drive your business forward.

Five Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

Chayya Syal | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chayya Syal

The Apprentice candidate Solomon Akhtar showed us that young people can become entrepreneurs by being passionate about an idea and utilising their knowledge and skills set. (Just don't put two pages of sailing boats in a business proposal!)