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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

What do we really mean by “innovation”?

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 There was a time when innovation wasn’t an especially popular concept. For much of human history the very idea of doing things differently engendered suspicion, with most people content to …

Fanbytes and the future

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 …