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A day in the life of a (fintech) entrepreneur

There’s a misconception that in order to succeed an entrepreneur shouldn’t sleep, shouldn’t eat, should simply work, work, work until the business booms or busts. Then, with either outcome, hit reset and do it again. ...

Sep, 04 · in Business,Education

Pitching your start-up to potential investors

  Congratulations! You’ve secured an opportunity to pitch your start-up to potential investors. All you need to do now is prepare and deliver your pitch. But, that can be challenging. How do you know what ...

Aug, 13 · in Business,Education

Market research for start-ups

You’ve had the ‘light-bulb’ moment and you’re itching to take your start-up idea to market and begin making money, but there’s something important you need to do first. No matter how much enthusiasm you have ...

Aug, 07

Protecting your small business

We work with students and graduates who are setting up small businesses and in those early stages, they have many tasks to deal with including start-up costs, establishing a customer base, forecasting cash flow… the ...

May, 18

Changing paths: a journey from science to events entrepreneurship

In the latest of our series of interviews with LJMU graduate entrepreneurs, we caught up with Liverpool-born Josh Boyd, MD of Orb CIC, to find out his ‘start-up story’ and discovered an interesting change of direction ...

Apr, 22

Start up something this summer…

As students near the end of teaching for this academic year, thoughts might be turning to the next steps after graduation or what to do for the summer Spring is a time to start thinking ...

Apr, 17

Being entrepreneurial in the corporate world

How easy is it to be an entrepreneur when you work in a corporate environment? Do corporates stifle creativity and independent thinking or are they environments where entrepreneurs can flourish? The Centre for Entrepreneurship recently organised a debate between ...

Mar, 18

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