Fish feces is full of nutrients – in particular, it’s high in ammonia, which is converted into nitrogen and is very useful for plants. From using fish feces as nutrients for our plants, to recirculating the water in our aquaponics system, we work on the principle that waste never truly gets ‘thrown away’.
Networking is intimidating. Approaching strangers, introducing yourself and discussing business isn’t many people’s idea of fun. Networking is however, one of the most vital ways of gaining valuable contacts in business. Many success stories originate from two likeminded people meeting at a networking event.
Adam Routledge won a Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future Award in November 2015 for his business Edible Bug Farm before going on to be shortlisted for the 2015 Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
In 2015 research found that 24% of students were running a business alongside their studies. With this in mind we hosted a special blog series around student entrepreneurship where we hosted blogs from five successful Shell LiveWIRE winners who all started their businesses as students.
In case you have been living under a proverbial rock, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about big data. It’s in, it’s new and it’s been branded as the latest hype. But what is it, and how can we make the most of it? And more importantly, does today’s data have the potential to lead us to a smarter future?