#startup

Startup is another term for a new business, the main difference being that a startup is based on an innovative and orignal idea. Discover startup advice from young entrepreneurs who have decided to start their own business, along with tips from experts who work with incubators and accelerators on everything related to startups, from business plans and market research to obtaining investment, venture capital and crowdfunding.

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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10 startups to help you keep your New Year's resolutions in 2017!

It's the start of a new year and as usual, it's hard to scroll through our news feeds without seeing the standard "New year, new me" statuses. You may be fed up of hearing the same old New Year's resolutions like "The diet starts tomorrow" or "I'm joining the gym, I swear I'm going to go at least...

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Going freelance & starting a business: Kiri's tips for turning passion into a career

Kiri Nowak, freelance content writer, online copywriter and founder of The Content Wolves shares her tips for becoming a successful freelancer, starting a business and advice for getting into online copywriting.   Hi Kiri, can you tell us a little about yourself? I had an interest in the media f...

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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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Graduate Scheme Vs. Working for a Startup: The Pros and Cons

Increasing numbers of young graduates are choosing to work for startups after university, rather than pursuing graduate schemes with larger companies. Although graduates schemes can often seem like the most obvious route to take, working for a startup can also offer many advantages. We decided to...

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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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Test out your startup idea with these 3 essential steps

Starting your own business can often be a synonym of struggle, but it's also an extraordinary adventure. One step forward and two steps back (and vice versa), without giving up, is the strength of entrepreneurs. And no matter what your business area, managing your time and and energy is crucial. ...

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Pedallo, the UK startup addressing global health concerns

Today we interview our very own contributor and young entrepreneur, Luke Martin. 28-year-old Luke shares some of the challenges of starting a business, along with useful startup advice and a little more about his recently launched startup, Pedallo.  Can you tell us a little about your backgrou...

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