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 …

Meet the team behind The Ingenuity Lab

“It takes two flints to make a fire” – Louisa May Alcott We have had an incredibly exciting few months at The Ingenuity Lab. We established The Ingenuity Competition as the biggest entrepreneurship competition in the UK. The Ingenuity Lab Internship Scheme began helping a range of students gain work experience, and are now beginning to recruit …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Pitch@Palace 6.0

Think you’ve got a business idea that could change the world? Read on… Pitch@Palace offers the chance to get your business idea in front of a global audience of influencers who can catapult it to the next level. Established in 2014 by The Duke of York, Pitch@Palace supports entrepreneurs with the acceleration of their business …

10 things to make your working day better

“It’s never too late to start over. If you weren’t happy with yesterday, try something different today. Don’t stay stuck. Do better” Our Twitter feed is full of articles being shared on how to make the working day more efficient, enjoyable and exciting. From making a to-do list to practicing desk yoga – we’ve read …