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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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