Thorne Goalkeeping: Back of the Net!

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” – Pele 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 …

Ingenuity17: Meet the Judges

With the standard of Ingenuity17 being the highest it has ever been, our judges have had one of the toughest jobs in Nottingham deciding which teams should be crowned Ingenuity17 Prize Winners. Before we announce the winners at the Ingenuity17 Prize Giving Ceremony next week, we thought we’d introduce you to some of the judges… Drum roll …

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 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 Business Plan: Keys to success

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary” – Vince Lombardi Over the coming fortnight, the Ingenuity17 judges will have over 180 business plans to go through, in order to choose the Top 20. Whether this is your first or fifth Business Plan, we hope these tips can give you a final …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …