Ingenuity17 Conference

“Collaboration equals innovation” – Michael Dell Last week, the University of Nottingham’s most iconic building had over 300 entrepreneurs walk through its doors. The Ingenuity17  Conference was a chance for teams to develop their business ideas in a supportive, collaborative and innovative environment. With over 60 mentors with entrepreneurial backgrounds ranging from app creation, brand development, IP …

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 …

New Year, New You, New Goals

“There’s so much stacked against you as an entrepreneur that you just have to will yourself to the next phase” – Neil Kraft Welcome to 2017! Now is the perfect time for reflecting on 2016’s achievements and considering your goals for the coming 12 months. It’s a chance to make a fresh start, and improve you and …

Dolly Peters: Acing entrepreneurship

At The Ingenuity Lab, no day is the same and every member has a different story and requirements.  As a group, we support each other, collaborate and ensure we have as much fun along the day; creating a melting pot of ideas!  Each week, we will introduce one of our exemplary members and their business …

The benefits of an inspirational working environment

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have” – Maya Angelou The Ingenuity Lab’s mission is to create an environment where entrepreneurs can channel their creativity and start their own enterprises. This innovative culture our community adopts is a fantastic way to generate new ideas. Our big move to The Ingenuity Centre …

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 …

Your Bike CIC: Cycling towards progress

In The Ingenuity Lab, no day is the same and every member has a different story and requirements.  As a group, we support each other, collaborate and ensure we have as much fun along the day; creating a melting pot of ideas!  Each week, we will introduce one of our exemplary members and their business …

Kickstarting KlipAL

In The Ingenuity Lab, no day is the same and every member has a different story and requirements.  As a group, we support each other, collaborate and ensure we have as much fun along the day; creating a melting pot of ideas!  Each week, we will introduce one of our exemplary members and their business …

Beautiful designs at Iran Sheen

In the Ingenuity Lab, no day is the same and every member has a different story and requirements.  As a group, we support each other, collaborate and ensure we have as much fun along the day; creating a melting pot of ideas!  Each week, we will introduce one of our exemplary members and their business …

Graduates, is it time to set up your business?

Many students assume that getting onto a graduate scheme or taking a year out to find themselves (ideally on a beach in Koh Phi Phi) are the only options available to them once they’ve graduated. If you’re part of The University of Nottingham’s Class of 2016, you’ve probably spent the past few months considering similar options. But how …