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!

Wizbii is off to conquer Europe and is launching in 4 countries

What a long way the Wiz'team has come since 2011! As the Wizbii adventure has run it's course in France these past years with 400,000 members, 3 fundraising rounds, a team that has grown to 35 talented little bees, 3 versions of the site, 3 office spaces and 83,949 coffees drunk...we have BIG new...

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Second Shot Coffee, the coffee shop helping the homeless

Julius Ibrahim is the 20 year old behind Second Shot Coffee, an East London café that wants to change lives. Unemployment is one of the largest causes of homelessness. The purpose of the coffee shop is therefore to train and employ the homeless in order to help reinsert them into society, as well...

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It's #Nevertoolate with Feast, the late night food delivery service

Simon Pusey (aged 28) is the founder of Feast, the start-up that is aiming to satisfy the late night cravings of Londoners. The late night delivery service currently delivers 3 restaurants between 11pm and 5am. Londoners no longer have to resort to cheap and low quality kebabs or the nearby chick...

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Sharing web content just got easier thanks to Snip and Share

Justin Lai (aged 26 and pictured far left) is the founder of Snip and Share, a Google chrome extension that makes sharing online content quick and easy. The start-up has recently been featured on product hunt and already has 327 upvotes. We interviewed Justin about his start-up. Hi Justin, can y...

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Candy for Grown-ups: Smith & Sinclair's Cocktail Pastilles

Melanie (aged 26) and her co-founder Emile have created a completely new and original way to enjoy cocktails that are already creating quite a stir. Smith & Sinclair's cocktail confectionery, or sweets with a high alcohol content, are basically edible cocktails! The pastilles are already sell...

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Top 10 Youngest Entrepreneurs Around the World

These young people have all had a stroke of genius before even turning 20, as well as the ambition to start an entrepreneurial adventure. Young men and women of completely different nationalities, they have all contributed to making the world a better and more innovative place. Check out these ge...

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Find your beauty & fashion stylists on muamua

muamua (pronounced mwah mwah) was launched in Spring 2015 to help people find local and international freelance beauty & fashion stylists, and to help these stylists manage their business and their online presence. Rishi Kumar (26 years old) is the founder of this start-up and shares with us ...

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#NoMoreReviews: Twizoo, the app analysing tweets to help you find the perfect restaurant

Twizoo is a new restaurant recommendation app that sources its data straight from Twitter. The app takes customer tweets about restaurants and bars and turns them into recommendations, making choosing a restaurant or bar nearby quick and easy. Twizoo is available for both iOS and Android.  Co-fou...

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Drip: Save money and discover independent coffee shops right from your phone

We interviewed Ruben (aged 25), the founder of recently launched Drip, a mobile app that allows you to purchase coffee from your phone and that is aiming to be the biggest chain of independent coffee shops around the world. You can discover local coffee shops and enjoy discounted beverages all fr...

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Fun & Friendly: The Top Start-up Life Perks

F&F. These letters summarize two major advantages of working in a start-up: Fun and friendly! Dying to know more? Check out some of the cool things UK start-ups are doing that make them so awesome to work in and our cool infographic below. From fun team activities, like Transferwise's Holi c...

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Trade your unwanted items on Paperclip

Rich Woolley (aged 27) is the founder of Paperclip, the platform that allows you to trade your unwanted items for something that you actually want.  Available on Google play and as of today on the App Store, Paperclip is the way to trade up. Rich has shared a bit about his start-up experience wit...

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Attend dinner parties and meet new people with Social belly

Social Belly is an online community that helps Londoners find dinner parties hosted by other people. Founded by Dimple Lalwani (aged 24), the aim is to help Londoners meet new people and bond over mutual interests and home cooked food. Currently still in the Beta phase, Dimple shares her experien...

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RefME, the referencing app saving students

Tom Hatton's (aged 25) start-up RefME is changing the game for students everywhere. Co-founded  by Ian Foreshew and Tom Gardiner, RefME is a free mobile and online tool that takes the pain out of the referencing process. It automates citations, references, and bibliographies, turning a long and t...

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Crowdsource a second opinion with Wooju

Calum Leslie (aged 24) is the founder of Wooju, the app that lets you crowdsource a second opinion in seconds. Unsure about that new shirt you just bought? Hesitating between the beef or the chicken? Simply snap a picture and send it to your friends or the Wooju community for a quick yes or no an...

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UniBulkBuy, the start-up helping students save money

Craig Lappin-Smith (20 years old) is the founder of UniBulkBuy, a website that offers students the advantage of buying everyday essentials cheap and in bulk.  Can you tell us a bit about your education? I grew up abroad, so the majority of my education was completed in Singapore, with a small...

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