Pitch@Palace 7.0: Top 10 Social Media Tips You Need to Know

Social media is everywhere. No matter you are doing business or in the education sector, almost everybody has a presence on at least one form. Businesses have long been trying to implement social marketing tactics with mixed results. It seems pretty easy to do but like most business tasks, it is anything but. To help …

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 …

Welcome to the new Ingenuity Lab

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” – Socrates The design of a workspace is so important in shaping the creativity, innovation and well-being of those who use it. Over the past 18 months, Steven Chapman and the rest of the creative …

Forbes 30 Under 30: Porterlight Bicycles

“Success is being in charge of your lifestyle and creating something you’re proud of, surrounded by people you love” – Troye Sivan Each year, the Forbes 30 Under 30 list presents the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers. Alumni of the highly-coveted list range from iconic basketball player LeBron James, to the Chief Economist at …

5 top tips for a great Ingenuity17 application!

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” – Eleanor Roosevelt Running your own business can be incredibly rewarding. It gives you the power to be flexible about when and with whom you work, and provides you with the chance to turn your passion into your career. With small businesses accounting for …

Women in Business Awards 2016

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it” – Estee Lauder The Nottingham Post’s Women in Business Awards aim to celebrate and inspire female entrepreneurs and businesswomen. From funeral directors to fitness instructors, the awards are a fantastic opportunity to showcase the successful women based in Nottinghamshire. After hundreds of nominations, 36 women were shortlisted across …

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 …

Susan Marlow: Empowerment through entrepreneurship

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn” – Harriet Beecher Stowe Throughout October, Britain celebrates the heritage, history, arts, culture and …