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!

6 promising startups from Ireland and NI, just in time for St. Patrick's Day!

The time has come again, it's everyone's favourite day of the year, and no, it's not Christmas:  St. Patrick's Day! To celebrate we wanted to choose some of the best young talent from the home of St. Patrick himself, Ireland and Northern Ireland (we'll probably have a few pints as well though). 1...

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AppyParking: The startup making parking an 'appier experience

Today the Daily Wiz team interview Dan Hubert, a promising young entrepreneur and CEO of AppyParking, the app helping drivers in the UK's biggest cities park quickly and easily. Find out more about the startup and its future, plus useful tips for other young entrepreneurs who are thinking about t...

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BackTracker: Off-the-beaten-track adventures for backpackers!

Are you searching for a unique travel experience, but have found that most websites and guides are out-dated and unable to provide the insider tips and advice you need? To help you make the most of your backpacking adventure, Henry and friends came up with the BackTracker app when they noticed a ...

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#IWD2016 - 10 inspirational female founders in their twenties!

It's that time of the year again: International Women's Day! Here at The Daily Wiz we try our best to spread the word about young entrepreneurs from all over the UK, but today we celebrate the rise of young female entrepreneurs on the startup scene and their inspirational projects. Brigitte West ...

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8 Top Universities for Entrepreneurship - 8 Promising Startups

An increasing number of UK universities are encouraging students to develop their projects and ideas, by providing funding, support and other invaluable resources to help grow their students' entrepreneurial talent. The Daily Wiz team decided to select 8 of the top UK university incubators, accel...

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The TeaShed: World domination, one teabag at a time!

The British are well-known for their love of tea: be it Earl Grey, English Breakfast, or even Lady Grey if you're feeling particularly adventurous. Jules, however, saw a gap in the tea market and decided to launch the TeaShed using her student overdraft. Today, Jules shares the inspiration behind...

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Oppo, the ice cream with less calories than an apple!

It's seems too good to be true, like something out of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. When The Daily Wiz team found out that an ice cream with less calories than an apple existed, we had to interview the founders of this magical creation. Harry and Charlie share the story of Oppo Ice Cream! K...

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10 Romantic Startups We've Fallen For This Valentine's Day

Aaaahhh Valentine's Day! The time of the year for couples, roses, chocolates: a marketer's paradise. We don't talk about it for 11 months, then suddenly everyone is obsessed: window displays, signs, department stores, social networks... little red hearts and Cupids everywhere! However, for certai...

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Jukedeck: create unique, royalty-free music online in seconds!

After graduating from Cambridge University, Patrick Stobbs and friend Ed Rex decided to create Jukedeck.  Co-founder and young entrepreneur Patrick tells us more about the inspiration behind Jukedeck, plans for the future and useful advice for other young entrepreneurs thinking about launching th...

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Synap: The revision app developed by students, for students

As if being a medical student wasn't enough work already, University of Leeds students James Gupta and Omair Vaiyani decided to develop their own business on the side: Synap, the revision app developed by students, for students. James has been kind enough to share the story behind Synap with us: ...

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Jewelbots: inspiring girls to get excited about coding!

We interview Brooke Moreland, co-founder and COO of Jewelbots, the innovative American startup inspiring girls to get excited about coding from a young age.  Firstly, who are the founders of Jewelbots and how did you meet? Sara Chipps is the cofounder and CEO and I’m Brooke Moreland, cofounder a...

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Wonderush: from pole-dancing to pottery - unlimited, last-minute classes around London

Finding an activity that suits you isn't always easy. Whether it's because of an uncertain, busy timetable that means you find it hard to commit, or maybe it's just because you just want to try out a few different classes but find it costly and time-consuming... Entrepreneur Nelson Sivalingam has...

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Chored: The app taking the hard work out of house shares!

Anyone who has ever been in a house share (I imagine most of us) will know how hard it is to keep calm after spotting the month old dishes that STILL haven't been washed, or trying to chase up bill money from the same person who somehow always manages to have an excuse. Young British entrepreneur...

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MindMate: The app helping those affected by Dementia

Meet the young founders of MindMate, the innovative app which is changing the lives of those affected by dementia, their family, friends and carers.   Can you tell us a little bit about MindMate? MindMate is an assistance-app specifically designed for people who live with dementia. With MindMate...

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BeansUp: Order your coffee without waiting around!

It’s finally time for your break at work.  Your tummy’s rumbling and more importantly it’s time for that all important caffeine-kick and a chance to rest your tired little legs.  You rush out and get to the coffee shop, only to find a queue that’s half-way out the door, meaning half your break wi...

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bio-bean: a young man's solution for a sustainable society

From bean to biofuel: we talk to Arthur Kay, the driving force behind bio-bean, the startup recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels. Hi Arthur and thanks very much for your time :).  What age were you when you came up with the concept behind bio-bean and what was it that inspired y...

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Find accommodation abroad the simple way with Beroomers!

Moving abroad can be a stressful time, saying goodbye to friends and loved ones is hard enough, never mind having to find accommodation in a country you've perhaps never been to or whose language you might not speak particularly well.  Before my Erasmus year abroad, I remember one of my biggest f...

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Beauty By The Geeks: The Start-up Changing the Face of Beauty

Will that mascara really make my eyelashes look longer?  And if so, how?  Which product will keep my hair colour looking great for as long as possible and not leave me feeling disappointed and ripped off?  You've looked online to compare as many product reviews as possible but are still left feel...

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