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A lightbulb moment on the street to victory on Dragons' Den: The Enterprise Nation member putting adverts on lorries

on 11/02/2018

Ed Hollands is the 23-year-old founder of DrivenMedia, a company that puts advertising on trucks. The Enterprise Nation member secured £30,000 funding on the latest episode of BBC TV's Dragons' Den from entrepreneur Jenny Campbell.

Categories: Growing your business, Starting your business, Sales and marketing, Web, Business ideas, Business communication, Funding, and Meet the member

Meet the Enterprise Nation member: Joy Foster from TechPixies, the reigning Female Start-up of the Year

on 25/01/2018

Enterprise Nation member Joy Foster is the founder of TechPixies, which helps women upskill with technology and return to work. She also won Enterprise Nation's Female Start-up of the Year in 2017. Joy tells her story and how winning the competition has helped her business.

Categories: Business technology, Suppliers and trade, Growing your business, Starting your business, Web, Business ideas, Funding, and Meet the member

Tips for a great elevator pitch

on 10/01/2018

An elevator pitch is your chance to make a great first impression and generate interest in your company. Here are some tips from Direct Line for Business to help you nail your pitch.

Visit the Direct Line for Business stand at StartUp 2018, the biggest start-up show of the New Year in London on 13 January, and you'll be able to record your own elevator pitch on video for free and keep it! Book a ticket here.

Categories: Growing your business, Business ideas, Business planning, Business communication, and Funding

StartUp 2018: The UK's biggest start-up event of the New Year is back!

on 20/11/2017

Since 2015 we've kicked off the New Year with a massive start-up event. Well we're delighted to announce that we'll be doing it again in 2018 with our biggest and best event yet! Join us at StartUp 2018 on 13 January 2018.

Categories: Business technology, Growing your business, International trade, Starting your business, Sales and marketing, Web, Accounting and tax, Business ideas, Funding, and Money and cashflow

Enterprise Nation founder Emma Jones' 10 steps for starting a business [DOWNLOAD]

on 08/11/2017

Having started a business in the 1990s, selling it after two years and growing Enterprise Nation, our founder Emma Jones' knowledge of what it takes to start a company is massive! We've collated some of those tips in a brilliant new guide. Download it today.

Categories: Business technology, Growing your business, Starting your business, Business premises, Working from home, Sales and marketing, Web, Accounting and tax, Business ideas, Business planning, Business law, Funding, Money and cashflow, and Emma Jones