GEN UK welcomes inclusion advocate, Jacqueline Winstanley

By |2022-05-17T19:50:46+01:00May 17th, 2022|GEN UK, gender equality, mentorship, policy, Research, Social entrepreneurship, womenentrepreneurs|

Jacqueline Winstanley has been appointed to the GEN UK board. A thought leader in the reduction of global inequalities, Jacqueline’s work is recognised as good practice in the UK and internationally. She is a global humanitarian, innovator, Founder CEO of Universal Inclusion, and The Inclusive Entrepreneur Network. Jacqueline has influenced significant changes in government policy in the UK and [...]

Start and Scale Strategist joins GEN UK

By |2022-05-17T19:37:35+01:00May 17th, 2022|GEN UK, gender equality, mentorship, womenentrepreneurs|

Startup growth expert Babita Devi has joined the GEN UK Board as a Non-Executive Director. Marc Ortmans, Chair of GEN UK, commented: “Babita is an exceptional talent when it comes to marketing and strategy. Her diverse experience across sectors and expertise in start and scale growth makes her an invaluable and exciting addition to the GEN UK [...]

GEN UK adds Rural Entrepreneurship champion

By |2022-04-11T18:21:25+01:00April 11th, 2022|GEN UK, womenentrepreneurs|

Shirley Palmer is joining the GEN UK team as Ambassador Rural Entrepreneurship. Shirley said, “I feel very honoured and privileged to represent and support GEN UK as the Ambassador for Rural Entrepreneurship. It is imperative that we help recognise the potential of rural and local entrepreneurs who will support their families, customers, and communities whilst helping [...]

Listen to review of GEC 2022 on Bloomsbury Radio

By |2022-04-11T18:09:51+01:00April 4th, 2022|Education, EWC, Funding, GEC, GEN UK, gender equality, mentorship, net zero, policy, Research, womenentrepreneurs|

Last week several thousand entrepreneurship support organisations, entrepreneurs, investors, ministers and policymakers convened at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Riyadh. Join us for a GEC Special edition of the Business Show with GEN UK Ambassador, Arif Zaman on Bloomsbury Radio. Guests include Jerry Allen, Oli Barrett, Fabio Bianchi, Peter Cowley, Julian Dingli, Moni Jefferson and Steven Rodriguez. [...]

Jerry Allen joins GEN UK as National Director, England

By |2022-03-18T13:12:52+00:00March 18th, 2022|Education, GEN UK|

We love mavericks and are delighted to announce that Jerry Allen is joining the GEN UK team as National Director England. Jerry spans the academic and commercial worlds as an entrepreneur and Director for Entrepreneurship at UCL. After 25 years of research and starting 7 businesses, he has experienced the hard way many of the pitfalls [...]

Approved Mentor scheme now open for applications

By |2022-03-18T11:31:48+00:00March 18th, 2022|GEN UK, mentorship|

Mentorship is one of the key success factors for launching and growing a new business. GEN UK is launching the Approved Mentor scheme to help entrepreneurs find the right mentor match for them. If you are a mentor or believe you have the knowledge and experience to offer to our founders we invite you to apply. [...]

GEN UK united in support of Ukraine

By |2022-03-04T00:21:23+00:00March 4th, 2022|GEC, GEN UK, policy|

This month thousands of entrepreneurs and their champions come together as one family to support and learn from one another at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. The citizens of 200 countries rising above political and cultural differences standing together without borders. Right now GEN UK stands with our friends in Europe and around the world united in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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