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GEN UK appoints Director for GEW UK 2022

By |2021-11-27T18:49:11+00:00November 27th, 2021|GEW, GEN UK, GEW2021|

With GEW UK 2021 just behind us, we are already looking forward to GEW UK 2022. GEN UK is delighted to announce that Katie Matthews, our National Director for Northern Ireland will be taking on the role of Director for GEW UK. Katie is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur, growth mindset educator, speaker, founder, mentor, mental health and [...]

GEW UK 2021 is championing entrepreneurs

By |2021-11-10T16:11:52+00:00November 10th, 2021|BeAChampion, Education, GEW, Seminar, Uncategorized|

GEW UK 2021 is championing founders[/caption]GEW UK 2021 is packed with events this year covering a broad agenda covering topics like Climate, Education, Inclusion, Policy, Women's Entrepreneurship, and Founder Wellbeing. You can access all the events and activities taking place across the UK on the GEN UK HUB. If you are away from your screen you [...]

15 founders to watch during GEW 2021

By |2021-10-06T18:22:09+01:00October 6th, 2021|BeAChampion, Education, tech, Training|

The Design Museum has launched a new initiative, the Entrepreneurs Hub. The first cohort of 15 founders join this week for a free 8-week programme designed to help emerging designer-entrepreneurs develop and grow their ideas into viable, sustainable businesses. The Entrepreneurs Hub is design led, takes no equity, and is focused on diversity and sustainability. The [...]

GEN and Startup Genome launch GSER 2021 ecosystem report

By |2021-09-22T23:08:14+01:00September 22nd, 2021|GEN UK, GSER|

  Today GEN and Startup Genome launched their annual report providing insights and data covering cities in 280 ecosystems. The report was presented by Startup Genome founder, JF Gautier, at London Tech Week who revealed that the global tech industry is now growing at its fastest rate since 1999. Here are the key insights: Despite a [...]

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 [...]

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