Young Entrepreneurs

Need A Handyman? These Two Young Entrepreneurs Have The Answer

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

29-year old Oisin Hanrahan got the idea for his business when he and his flatmate, Umang Dua, needed to find someone to help clean up their apartment....

This Guy Was An Entrepreneur At 9, Now He's Onto His Sixth Business

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Tom Webster was bit by the entrepreneurial bug early on, starting his first venture at the age of nine, a line of comic books which he would sneak int...

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 ...

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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...

To Many People, Entrepreneurship and Culture Seem Strange Bedfellows...

Caroline Meaby | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK
Caroline Meaby

We live in a hugely connected world but our points of reference can still be quite limited to the English-speaking world. Through programmes like YCE, the British Council can identify what's going on outside the confines of the usual places we look to. We connect our global entrepreneurs with the UK and with each other, and sow the seeds for international knowledge sharing and collaborations.

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...

Meet The 16-Year-Old With Three Businesses And Two Fancy Cars

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ollie Forsyth has been through a lot, after being bullied at school for his dyslexia and told by his peers that he would amount to little later in lif...

Five Ways to Encourage Your Child's Innate Entrepreneurial Skills

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

If you are the parent of a toddler or teen, the chances are you find yourself in a negotiating situation on a very regular basis. Children at this sta...

Start Smart: Ten Top Tips for Start-up Success

Anna Edwards | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK
Anna Edwards

Every business starts with a good idea. But turning that idea into some serious cash takes more than just thought. During our 'Entrepreneurs: Making It' series, I have spoken to business founders at all stages of the start-up journey. From living room first-timers to seasoned entrepreneurs on their subsequent adventures. Here are some lessons from our series: 10 things that might make your start-up fly.

These Student Entrepreneurs Are Already Making Thousands (INTERVIEW)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

24-year old entrepreneur James Flynn has been a very active businessman, having set up three firms with his business partner Jose Maria Macedo, and ot...

An Uber Solution

The Huffington Post UK | Harriet Pavey | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Meet Tom Macmichael, second year Computer Science student at the University of Edinburgh and budding entrepreneur, who’s revolutionising the taxi bo...

5 Years Old? Put Down That Game Boy. The Coalition Wants You To Start Your Own Business

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Politics

Children as young as five have been urged to start up their own businesses as part of a raft of proposals from David Cameron's enterprise adviser Lord...

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How Is This Young Entrepreneur Aiming To Shake Up Your World Cup?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

World Cup 2014 has kicked off this week, Brits have planned their sweepstakes, while 22-year old entrepreneur Danny Hakimian has developed a timely ap...

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Ukip Talk 'Ridiculous Nonsense' About Migrants, Says Cobra Beer Boss

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip and party leader Nigel Farage peddle "ridiculous nonsense" about the impact immigrants have on Britain, Cobra Beer boss Lord Bilimoria has said. ...

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Migrants Rob Native Brits' Jobs? 'Nonsense', Says Dragon Theo

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Politics

Former Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis has issued a robust defence of immigrants' contribution to the UK, rubbishing claims that they take native Brit...

This 15-Year-Old Is Training The Next Generation Of Tech Stars

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

15-year old Irish tech whizz Harry McCann certainly seems altruistic, having started a business - Kid Tech - with the plan to teach fellow young peopl...

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This Young Entrepreneur Has His Sights Set On Business Success

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Asad Hamir knows the optician business well. He worked from the age of 16 in his family's optician firm, went on to study optometry at university and ...

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This 14-Year Old Wants To Sock It To His Rivals

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

14-year old Gabriel McKeown is not like many other kids his age as he decided, while still at school, to start his own business. He bought sock sam...

Entrepreneurial Schoolkids Win Thousands For Recycling Business

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A team of entrepreneurial schoolkids from Yorkshire have won thousands of pounds to start their business after pitching their idea for a recycling fir...

How To Choose Your University If You're A Student Entrepreneur

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

For many young and budding entrepreneurs, university can offer an invaluable support service - financially, emotionally and professionally. That's ...

This Young Entrepreneur May Just Save Your Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

25-year old Andy Stephenson's business aims to provide young children with a "weekend box" of activities to keep them occupied, something some parents...

Which Of These Schoolkids Deserve Funding For Their Business Idea? (VOTE)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Teams of entrepreneurial schoolkids from across Britain will gather in London next week to see which of them has the best business idea, with the winn...

Growing Trend of Entrepreneurialism in the Next Generation

Martin Reed | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Martin Reed

What is needed is a healthy serving of self-awareness and insight to address this issue. Understanding the next generations' strengths, limitations, communication styles and motivations is key to aligning them with the workforce of the future.

How Is This Young Entrepreneur Cooking Up A Storm?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Vincent Breslin's entrepreneurial skills were recognised early on when in his teens he invented a treasure hunt game in Ireland, earning him an "entre...

Student Buys Dream Audi R8 With Money Earned From Posting YouTube Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student who lives at home with his parents made enough money from posting videos of fast cars on YouTube to buy his own dream car - a £50,000 Audi ...