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“Give us your Pitch” – A student led showcase event & a free Reiki healing project to build confidence after cancer

For this week’s ‘Give us your Pitch’, we felt that there were two crowdfunding projects worthy of inclusion. The first is an annual student-led arts project that needs a little helping hand and the second is a Reiki themed healing project for Women dealing with the after effects of Cancer. I hope you agree that […]

TheEmployable Gradpreneur ‘Lessons learned’ in 2011 – The ‘Learning Entrepreneur’ guide….

Entrepreneurs…..seem very much like a friendly bunch of characters. So far we have been knocked back by how helpful our fellow Entrepreneurs, from starting-up Graduates, through to seasoned Pro’s, all are. In the spirit of cross Entrepreneurial friendship, Raspinder Singh from Gradpreneur.net asked us to take part in a joint post, highlighting our top tips […]

Could you be The UK’s next “Green Entrepreneur?” – If so, this is for you….

Got an idea for an innovative “Green” business? Well, the Berti Green Accelerator should be of interest to you. Each year the Berti Green Accelerator programme, which is supported by James Caan’s Hamilton Bradshaw Impact Partners (HBIP), will search for 3 successful low carbon businesses to award 6 months of business support from HBIP and […]

Degrees you could need before you launch your Silicon Valley startup

Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley need to be creative, charismatic and hardworking — but even more important than that, entrepreneurs need to be smart. Not only do entrepreneurs need to understand how to develop products not currently available on the market, but they also need to build a business that is stronger than any others that […]

The 99p Entrepreneur

Once upon a time, dropping out of university or college was frowned upon. The view was that if you stayed on, got a good degree, you would get a good job. However as thousands of graduates will currently attest to, this is not automatically the case any more. Many of the most successful businesses we […]

Top 5 sites for Inspiring Startups

So you’ve decided you want to be your own boss. You want to start your own business. You might already have a concept, an idea, a business model and therefore it is simply a matter of doing your research and then getting on with creating a business plan and seeing where it takes you. But what […]

A brighter future – how you can help change things…

Contrary to what most of the media would have us believe, it’s not all gloom and doom out there. It’s very easy to moan and whinge and complain and rant , but it doesn’t really change anything does it? It doesn’t get you anywhere. So, in a bid to create a bit more positivity, we […]

5 Things That You Need To Start A New Business

Starting your own business is exciting and stressful at the same time. There is a lot to think about and getting everything right can be quite difficult. The good news is that we have put together a list of some of the things that you need to get your start up ready to go, such […]

Interested in telling your startup story?

Interested in telling your startup story?  Startacus -TheEmployable’s’ new platform for the self-starter is getting close to launch!  A key feature on the site will be to give early stage companies and Startacus members, the chance to tell their story – what they are doing and what they are looking to achieve – a one-on-one […]

Resources to help your Startup

Open any newspaper these days and you are likely to be bombarded with gloom and doom type stories – telling of redundancies, the double dip recession, the so called “lost generation” of graduates and the ever increasing unemployment figures. There are probably a few more positive stories in there too ; it’s just that they […]

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