Young Entrepreneurs

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 17.04.2014 | 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 14.04.2014 | 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 ...

Asa Bennett

These London Kids Have A Fantastic Business Idea For Schools | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A group of entrepreneurial school kids from London's Brondesbury College hope to win the finals of a business competition after successfully pitching ...

Heads Up Entrepreneurs: This Is How To Hone Your Pitching Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Thinking about working for yourself? Well first off, you’re going to need to hone your pitching skills. Whether you're seeking money for your new...

How To Build A Business From Your Bedroom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Many people dream of starting their own business, but only some take the plunge and do it. But did you know it's so much easier than you think? Did yo...

You Can Have a Business at University

Gemma Parry | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Parry

About a year ago, my partner sat me down, looked me very seriously in the eye and said,"Gemma, I'm going to start a company."...

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The Young Entrepreneur Making Biofuel From Coffee | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Why start your own business? There was very little thought in whether or not I could start my own business. For me, this was a very clear and natural...

How To Juggle Running Your Own Business With Being A Student

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If you've got as far as setting up your own business, then you may very well be in the position of having to juggle two lives at once; the business en...

Can You Start a Business at University?

Nick Morris | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Nick Morris

A few months ago, I spent an extremely enjoyable afternoon at my old school giving a Careers talk about start-ups. Interestingly, the most pressing question that emerged from these 6th-formers was whether they were about to waste £27,000 and three years of their life on a University degree if what they were really passionate about was starting their own business.

This Young Entrepreneur Aims To Bring Solar Energy To Millions

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Mansoor Hamayun founded the firm BBOXX with two university friends from Imperial College London, aiming to give millions in sub-Saharan Africa access ...

Lucy Sherriff

Young Entrepreneur Of The Week: Meet Ashley, He Left School At 16 And Now Owns Two Businesses | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ashley Tate left school at 16, never completing his A-levels or attending university. Nevertheless, now aged 25, he owns and manages two companies bas...

Seven Of The Best Student Kickstarter Projects

The Huffington Post UK | Imogen Groome | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Kickstarter projects allow creators to pitch their work to friends, family and strangers in a bid to raise money so they can develop their creations. ...

Why You Should Create Your Dream Job

Jeremy Lamri | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Jeremy Lamri

We are all willing to align our passions, our talents and our values to use our professional life to make a difference to society, while earning enough money at the end of the month to pay our bills and live a comfortable life. And it is totally right to look for it...

This Entrepreneur Is Bringing Brits Halal Ready Meals (INTERVIEW)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Shazia Saleem is a 29-year old entrepreneur who has started up 'ieat foods', the first British ready meals brand offering halal dishes likes pies, pas...

How Important Is Experience for a Young Entrepreneur?

Nick Morris | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK
Nick Morris

Many of the people who ask my initial question clearly believe there is, but - while it shouldn't come as a surprise that as a young entrepreneur I'll be fighting the corner of the youth view - for me, dismissing the ambitions and prospects of a budding entrepreneur purely because of their age or corporate experience is at best, shortsighted, and at worst, a view rooted in envy.

Asa Bennett

How Did These Two Entrepreneurs Make Selfridges Go Cuckoo? (INTERVIEW) | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Lucy Wright and Anna Mackenzie are two old school friends who teamed up to launch their own muesli brand, driven by a passion for fine food. After...

This Man Produces Electricty From Your Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Laurence Kemball-Cook is a 28-year old green energy whiz who latched onto an innovative green source of energy: our feet. While at university, Kemb...

Meet The 24-Year-Old Tech Whiz Who Has Hit Over 200m Downloads

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Marcin Kleczynski started building his Malwarebytes security software at the age of 14, which aims to remove malicious software that is missed out by ...

Lessons in Becoming a Young Entrepreneur: Learning How to Support Young Talent

Kimberly Dickson | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kimberly Dickson

As a young female entrepreneur, meeting other like-minded individuals has become the weekly norm. I have been lucky enough to talk to some of the most inspiring young people in the UK, and understand the challenges and obstacles young people face when starting up a business...

How A University Student Built An International Design Agency

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Luke Taylor started up his first business at the age of 20 while studying graphic design, in an experience that just left him wanting to strike out pr...

'Russell Brand's Revolution Is Right, We Have To Change'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Sir Bob Geldof has thrown his weight behind Russell Brand's call for a political revolution, warning that the current system of democracy "may not be ...

Asa Bennett

How Is This 18 Year Old Changing Young People's Lives? | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

18-year old A Level student Abdi Guleid started his first business nearly two years ago, a youth-led private tuition firm called the White Star Academ...