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Tech Futurist Dr Jacqui Taylor appointed GEN UK Advisor, Net Zero

By |2022-03-02T17:53:23+00:00March 2nd, 2022|GEN UK, net zero, policy, Research, tech, womenentrepreneurs|

We are delighted that Dr. Jacqui Taylor is joining us as GEN UK Advisor, Net Zero. Jacqui is co-Founder/CEO of FlyingBinary, founder of the Empathy Economy and an advisor to the Cabinet Office, European Commission, and United Nations. She has been recognised as one of the Most Influential Women in UK technology and one of the [...]

Come and meet the world at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress this March

By |2022-01-24T15:11:46+00:00January 24th, 2022|Education, GEC, policy, Seminar|

GEN UK invites you to join our UK Delegation attending the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Riyadh 27-30 March. Following the pandemic the world's largest dedicated entrepreneurship meeting is back and in-person. Connect with entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, ecosystem leaders, researchers, and more from 200 countries for 4 days of talks, workshops, and networking.  Celebrate UK entrepreneurship on [...]

GEN UK excited to launch Startup Huddle Winchester

By |2022-01-17T14:00:20+00:00January 17th, 2022|Education, GEN UK, Startup Huddle|

We’re excited to announce the opening of a new Startup Huddle in Winchester to support the growth of the local startup community while crowdsourcing advice and support for its entrepreneurs. Winchester joins a global network of more than 60 Startup Huddle chapters world-wide and will host its first event on January 19, 2022.  Startup Huddle Winchester [...]

Entrepreneur Ship is en route for Antigua

By |2022-01-08T13:09:45+00:00January 8th, 2022|GEN UK, challenge, Social entrepreneurship|

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution? Achieving big goals can be hard and two people right now are in the Atlantic Ocean trying to reach theirs.  HUB member Guy Rigby and David Murray are attempting to break the record for the oldest pair to row across the Atlantic. With a combined age of 124, they’re [...]

5 Startups share $1million in prizes

By |2021-12-16T14:01:23+00:00December 16th, 2021|competition, EWC, tech|

Entrepreneurship World Cup 2021 winners have been announced. Here is their journey... 100,000 entrepreneurs, 200 countries, 25 semi-finalists, 10 finalists, 5 startups share $1million. GEN UK congratulates the winners. • TODOC (South Korea) 1st • Orbillion Bio (USA) 2nd • Plastus (Saudi Arabia) 3rd • Trillion Tree Fund (Bahrain) Top Idea Stage • Xogo (USA) Top Social [...]

100,000 Pitch for the Entrepreneurship World Cup

By |2021-12-14T14:07:40+00:00December 14th, 2021|EWC, GEN UK, tech|

They don't come any bigger than this. 100,000 entrepreneurs across 200 countries have entered the Entrepreneurship World Cup 2021. The top 25 startups are pitching today for a share of US$1million and more. UK finalist is Amer Baroudi who is founder of Masref, a digital bank that is democratising access to secure and ethical banking services for [...]

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 [...]

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