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Piers Linney joins GEN UK as first Ambassador

By |2021-09-09T12:52:12+01:00September 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

GEN UK has today appointed SME champion and former Dragon, Piers Linney, as its first ever Ambassador. As the first person to take on the role, Piers will be representing the organisation to the outside world – presenting the face of GEN UK to government departments, NGOs, commercial enterprises, business communities and other bodies in the [...]

Save the date! GEW 2021 is coming 08-14 November

By |2021-08-04T11:47:13+01:00August 4th, 2021|GEW2021, BeAChampion, Education, Funding, GEN UK, gender equality, GEW, Seminar, tech, Training|

This November we will join over 180 countries who will be participating in GEW 2021. GEN UK will be celebrating entrepreneurship and encouraging you to #BeAChampion. This is an opportunity for you to become a champion of UK Entrepreneurs in the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. Events and activities will focus on the themes of Education, Inclusion, [...]

Enter the Entrepreneurship World Cup to win $1 million

By |2021-07-03T11:52:25+01:00July 2nd, 2021|GEN UK, competition, Education, EWC, Funding, Training|

Calling UK entrepreneurs! Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your venture? Then the Entrepreneurship World Cup could be for you. Open to all entrepreneurs. All stages. Everywhere. Whether you are dreaming about launching a startup or you already have a Series A round, the Entrepreneurship World Cup can help you take your next big [...]

Summit attended by 80 countries

By |2021-06-14T11:38:19+01:00June 11th, 2021|Education, GEN UK, gender equality, Lecture, Research, Seminar, tech, womenentrepreneurs|

The UN described the Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit as 'the first global meeting on women in emerging tech'.  It brought together 70 speakers, 20 talks, and 12 panel sessions with 1,500 participants from over 80 countries involving policy-makers, entrepreneurs, government agencies, entrepreneurship support organisations, funders and educational institutions. All live sessions were simulcast on Bloomsbury Radio interspersed with interviews [...]

GEN UK co-hosts first Commonwealth Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit

By |2021-05-14T14:54:33+01:00April 3rd, 2021|Education, GEN UK, gender equality, Research, Seminar, tech, womenentrepreneurs|

19-20 May sees the first Commonwealth conference focusing on women's entrepreneurship. The Summit is open to all and free to attend online. The two day conference includes 12 panel sessions spotlighting tech sectors from Fintech to Fashiontech, Edtech to Agritech. A policy roundtable will draw together leading proponents to consider how governments and ecosystems can work [...]

Celebrate International Women’s Day – we are talking funding for female founders

By |2021-03-04T17:26:24+00:00March 4th, 2021|Education, Funding, GEN UK|

As part of GEN UK's celebration of International Women's Day we invite you to join our special session on funding - Closing the Gender Investment Gap. We take up the theme of #ChooseToChallenge and addresses one of the major challenges for female founders. The discussion will focus on these challenges but will also give practical tips and [...]

GEN UK celebrates International Women’s Day focusing on founder wellbeing

By |2021-03-04T17:08:58+00:00March 4th, 2021|Education, GEN UK, Seminar|

Join us for Wellbeing - Flying Lessons for Women Entrepreneurs focusing on the impact of Covid-19 on Female Founders. https://www.worldlabs.org/.../wellbeing-flying.../about We will be looking at impact the pandemic has made on the wellbeing of female entrepreneurs. During this panel discussion we will hear the latest research findings and first hand experiences from established business owners, we [...]

Katie Matthews appointed new National Director, Northern Ireland

By |2020-12-14T13:50:19+00:00December 14th, 2020|GEN UK, GEW|

Katie Matthews has been appointed the new National Director, Northern Ireland taking over from Tracy Pryce. GEN UK Chair Marc Ortmans said, "We are delighted that Katie is joining the team and will be driving our mission to ramp up the profile of the devolved nations and reset support for entrepreneurs across the UK alongside her [...]

Francesca James voted one of 35 under 35 top young business and professional women in Wales 2020

By |2020-12-11T14:00:14+00:00December 11th, 2020|GEN UK, GEW, Uncategorized|

The WalesOnline 35 Under 35 top young business and professional women in Wales 2020 was announced this week. The women that make up this list are making their mark in business across the whole of Wales, but with an impact that goes well beyond. The 35 women come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, from tech start-ups to [...]

GEW UK 2020 – The Week That Was

By |2020-12-11T12:06:51+00:00December 11th, 2020|Education, GEW, Lecture, Seminar, Training|

Thanks for joining us for GEW UK 2020. A big shout out to more than 500 speakers and over 200 event organisers who made it such a success. The campaign theme for GEN UK 2020 was Reset for Growth - shared through talks, webinars, workshops, reports and award ceremonies. Coordinated through the HUB we covered a [...]

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