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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 [...]

GEW UK 2020 – Reset for Growth

By |2020-11-15T12:42:06+00:00November 15th, 2020|GEN UK, Education, GEW, Lecture, Seminar, Training|

Beat the Lockdown and hear from the most inspirational experts and entrepreneurs from the UK and around the world. Global Entrepreneurship Week goes live across the UK and 180 countries, November 16-22. Access talks, panels, webinars and awards through the new GEN UK HUB. The overarching theme for GEW UK 2020 is Reset for Growth and we will [...]

Russell Dalgleish appointed GEN UK National Director, Scotland

By |2020-11-10T00:11:46+00:00November 10th, 2020|GEN UK|

Russell Dalgleish has been appointed as GEN UK's National Director, Scotland. Russell commented, "The goal of GEN is to build one global entrepreneurial ecosystem and I am delighted to contribute to this mission. In the UK GEN is organised at a national level and I am delighted to sit alongside National Directors for England, Northern Ireland [...]

GEN UK HUB launches, the new virtual home for entrepreneurs and GEW UK

By |2020-10-05T14:13:44+01:00October 5th, 2020|Education, GEW, Lecture, Seminar, Uncategorized|

GEW UK 2020 goes live 16-22 November and will be celebrated across the UK and in over 170 countries. GEW UK will be inspiring entrepreneurs to drive growth by focusing on innovation and job creation. For the first time GEW UK will be delivered online and coordinated through GEN UK's new HUB, powered by WorldLabs. GEW [...]

Enter Super Connect For Good 2020

By |2020-09-01T17:31:46+01:00September 1st, 2020|GEW|

The Super Connect For Good 2020 Competition launches today powered by Empact Ventures and Hays DigiTech UKI. The competition aims to discover, connect and recognise the best tech for good startups and scale-ups in eight regions of the UK and Ireland. Applications are now open. Find out more at http://superconnectforgood.com #SCForGood

Entrepreneurs – tell us your story in 60 seconds or less

By |2020-09-01T17:21:46+01:00August 14th, 2020|Video Story|

This November Global Entrepreneurship Week will be celebrated in over 170 countries with 10 million people participating in 35,000 different events in 2019. There is no doubt that GEW 2020 will have a different shape to previous years, and with more virtual events being planned, we'd like to offer you the opportunity to be part of [...]

25% of UK students want to be startup founders

By |2020-09-01T17:23:38+01:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

25% of UK students want to become startup founders says report with 43% of startups having a BAME founder and 40% a female founder. The State of UK Student Startups 2020 is the inaugural report published by Creator Fund looking at what inspiring student founders are working on across the UK. The report is based on [...]

UK Future Fund fights Pandemic

By |2020-08-14T12:58:46+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Funding|

A £500 million Future Fund loan programme implemented by the UK government was launched in May to help startups survive the global pandemic. The government has expanded the scheme now to include companies not incorporated in the UK. The Future Fund scheme allows startups and other high-growth early-stage businesses from a wide range of sectors to [...]

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