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From Classroom to Boardroom (Posted by Shell LiveWIRE Winner, Revive Eco)

Becoming an entrepreneur – a daunting task for anyone. Abandoning a steady paycheck, sacrificing your personal time (and health) for the good of the business and taking the risk that the entire venture could fail completely.

The 2016 Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme is Open for Entries

Shell LiveWIRE is calling on the UK’s bright young entrepreneurs to enter the 2016 Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future programme, designed to celebrate and support start-up businesses with innovative ideas to tackle today’s energy and resource challenges.

Pitching Your New Business Idea – The Four Most Important Tips You’ll Ever Read (Posted by Innovate UK)

If the prospect of pitching your new business idea to investors has you quaking in your boots, you’re on the right track. Being daunted or even terrified ahead of the big pitch basically demonstrates how important it is to you and how important it is that things go well. If you have something of a ‘take it or leave it’ attitude by contrast, you are already on thin ice.

Spotlight on February's Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Programme winner, Karina Maksimiuk, founder of Hubebub

Karina Maksimiuk won a Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award in February 2016 for her business, Hubebub.

How Smart Cities Will Give Future Generations a Better World (Posted by Bristol Is Open)

Above all else cities are the barometer of our time. Home to half of the world’s population (54% in 2016), our cities produce 80% of global GDP and consume the majority of the world’s energy and global greenhouse gas emissions (66% and 70%, respectively).

Design By Sol is April's Featured Business of the Month

Solveiga Pakštaitė won a Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award for her business Design By Sol in March 2015 before going on to be shortlisted for the Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In March 2016, Solveiga wowed Shell staff with her brilliant innovation, scooping the £5,000 Shell Staff Inspiration Award at this year’s Shell Enterprise Development Awards.

The 2015 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Sustainable Solutions (Posted by Shell LiveWIRE Alumnus, Jurga Zilinskiene)

On the 23rd of March, I had the pleasure of attending the awards ceremony for the 2015 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Tom Robinson talks to London Live About His Low-carbon Innovation, Breathaboard

2015 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year and co-founder of Adaptavate, Tom Robinson, has been broadcast citywide in a recent television interview with London Live, following his success at the Shell Enterprise Development Awards. Tom

What’s on the Road Ahead for Smart Transport? (Posted by Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership)

Against the backdrop of an unprecedented global agreement between nearly 200 countries to tackle climate change and the dramatic advances in energy, communications and automotive technology, I doubt that there has ever been a more important – or more exciting – time to be an innovator or entrepreneur in the area of low carbon transport.

Meet the seven low carbon inventors that have been selected for The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) Low Carbon Ideas Lab.

Seven new Ideas Lab residents each navigated three stages of pitching in December 2015 to win a place in the Ideas Lab third intake.The diverse and talented bunch will be developing a wide range of low carbon ideas at ECCI from gardening products created out of coffee waste to a mobile app for foodies.

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