Startup

Entrepreneurship has become an increasingly popular career option for students and young graduates, many of whom are choosing to take the leap and transform their startup projects into real businesses. However, what steps should be taken to move from a simple idea into a real business and where should you begin? Between business plans and business models, how to finance your startup, incubators and accelerators, it can be easy to get lost, which is why The Daily Wiz is here to help! We accompany budding entrepreneurs with helpful and original articles written by our many contributors and experts from across the UK and around the world! In this category, discover all the latest startup news and information to help you launch your startup with as little stress as possible!

Starting a business before 30: What to watch out for!

Who said that generations Z and Y didn't want to work, lacked motivation and know-how? It's true that the differences between our elders are clear. The entrepreneurial environment is extremely different, how could we possibly want the same things, have the same needs and the same ideas? Our gener...

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Don’t Fall Victim to these Website Mistakes in 2017

In the digital world, a company without a good website more often than not gets lost in the dust of their competition. This is especially true for entrepreneurs or startups looking to target millennials or other tech savvy groups. If you’re looking to expand or start your business as we enter 20...

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How to write a successful cover letter and impress recruiters

It can be a challenge to find your place in an increasingly competitive job market. However, it's a challenge you must be willing to accept if you want to find a job. Years of study and a CV full of experience are no longer enough to convince recruiters, who don't have enough time in the day to g...

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Tagvenue: The venue search engine shaking up the UK events industry

Artur and Maks, the young founders of UK startup Tagvenue, tell us more about their business and share useful advice for other budding entrepreneurs! Who are the founders of Tagvenue and how many people currently make up the team? Tagvenue was founded in 2015 by Maks Kondratjuks and Artur Stepan...

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Startup Advice: Incubators, Business Plans, Market Research & Social Media

Marketing and PR Strategist, Journalist, Startup Mentor and Co-founder of Kisha and Women of Wearables, Marija Butkovic, shares her advice on starting up, classic mistakes to avoid and tips for creating a successful social media campaign for your business.  Many startups choose to work with incub...

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The UK's Most Innovative Up-And-Coming Food & Drink Startups

The Daily Wiz team decided to select six of the most innovative up-and-coming startups in the food and drinks industry to celebrate our love of all things food, drink and startup! 1. Too Good To Go - Eat well. Save Money. Save the planet. The Too Good To Go app is raising awareness of food was...

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Drinki: Explore new bars, get discounts and try drinks for free

Imagine you could explore amazing, new bars whilst trying drinks for free and getting discounts on your rounds, all from your mobile phone? Thanks to Drinki, this is actually possible. We decided to interview young entrepreneur Sophie Abrahamovitch who, at only 28 years old, makes up one half of ...

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Snact: "Saving fruit one bag at a time"

The Wizbii team came across Snact on Crowdfunder, where they had managed to exceed their original crowdfunding target of £12,000. Impressed by this environmentally conscious startup, whose mission is to transform surplus produce into healthy snacks, we decided to interview Snact's founders, Ilana...

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3 clichés about entrepreneurship: let's get rid of them!

We are constantly bombarded with stories in the media about "the startup of the moment". Apparently, you need to be the new Facebook or  Uber, revolutionise a market sector, raise millions of pounds from Business Angels or win an entrepreneurial competition to be successful. However, the reality...

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Top 5 most promising UK crowdfunding projects

Crowdfunding, as the name suggests, is literally the funding of a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from large amounts or "crowds" of people, usually online. Crowdfunding is not only restricted to startups: artists, musicians and filmmakers have also successfully raised funds a...

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What if Disney characters had their own startups?!

Today, the Wizbii team decided to have a little fun! We wondered what types of startups the Disney characters would have created if they had been entrepreneurs. Let's go!  Sleeping Beauty - SleepCompanion, the light bulb that helps you sleep Sleeping Beauty would have created the startup SleepC...

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Obilab cardboard DRUMKIT: making music accessible to everyone

We interviewed Caroline Cullière, co-founder of innovative startup Obilab, who shares more about the cardboard DRUMKIT along with 10 commandments for entrepreneurs! Who are the founders of Obilab and how many people make up the team? There are currently 3 co-founders: Patrick Obadia, 30 (Chief...

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Sell Sprint: The hassle-free way to cash-in on your unwanted items

Today we interview James Harford-Tyrer, the 24-year-old Founder and CEO of Sell Sprint, the UK's first on-demand selling service. Read on to find out more about his startup and advice for starting a business. When was Sell Sprint founded and how did you come up with the idea? Sell Sprint was ...

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Myth and hyperbole: Behind the start-up story

In the murky grey fog of modern marketing and sales, the theme of authenticity can shine through like a sunbeam. At every stage of the business life cycle, brands are desperate to appear as genuine consumer allies in a world of corporate entities out to take your money. Entire marketing budgets a...

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The Profs: the tutoring startup helping university students

The Daily Wiz team came across successful UK startup The Profs and decided to interview young entrepreneurs and co-founders Rory, Richard and Leo to find out more.  Firstly, how did you all meet and what inspired you to create The Profs? Well, Leo and Richard are brothers (although Richard cl...

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Under 30's: why there's no better time to start your own business

We often hear students say things along the lines of: "I'd love to start my own business" or "Being an entrepreneur would be amazing", but how many of them actually go for it? Young people often wait years before taking the leap and, in many cases, abandon the idea completely. But why? "I don't h...

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