Ingenuity17 Meet the Mentors: Tim Elliott

“The future of marketing is people-centric…People buy People” – Tim Elliott During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the competition develops, and entrants get …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Speakers: Susan Hallam

‘Things are changing at a phenomenal rate, and this is your opportunity’ – Susan Hallam at the Ingenuity17 Conference During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Mentors: Steve Watts

During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the competition develops, and entrants get closer to the £110,000+ prize fund, we will be showcasing some of …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Mentors: Joel Matsiko

“If you cannot see where you are going, ask someone who has been there before” – J. Loren Norris During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Speakers: Sarah Iqbal

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own” – Benjamin Disraeli During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants …

Top SEO Tips for Start-ups

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the name given to the activity that attempts to improve search engine rankings. In our digital era, it is one of the most important aspects to consider when building a business. It enables you business to become visible to potential customers and clients, is an effective branding strategy …

Joined Up Writing: Building a successful business

During Ingenuity17, a range of successful business men and women based in Nottingham and further afield will be mentoring The University of Nottingham’s budding entrepreneurs. Their guidance and advice will be incredibly useful for the students and alumni competing for the £100,000 prize fund. As applications for the competition are now open, we thought we’d begin the BIG …

Ingenuity17 is open!

First UoN tri-campus competition 3 day dynamic conference £100,000 prize fund What a week! After a busy week celebrating the opening of The Ingenuity Centre, soon to become the new home for the Ingenuity Lab, a new member of our team Shalen Fu and taking a day trip to London to take part in Nottingham …

Mentoring the leaders of tomorrow

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled” – Plutarch Mentoring forms an integral part of what makes The Ingenuity Lab, and the wider Haydn Green Institute (HGI) network, so special. The group of industry leaders, experienced business owners and inspiring personalities who form the HGI mentoring network dedicate …

Why innovation remains misunderstood

Written by Paul Kirkham, Researcher in the field of Entrepreneurial Creativity at the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Nottingham University Business School Let’s examine the barriers to innovation. Research carried out as part of the executive education programme at Nottingham University Business School has revealed an uncanny consensus in this regard, with …