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    Want to launch your own business? Follow these tips from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

Want to launch your own business? Follow these tips from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

Hi y’all! We at LSE Generate have just returned from the other side of the pond after  a three-day, fully-immersive startup ‘trek’ with a group of entrepreneurially-minded LSE students and recent alumni. The visit to Silicon Valley and the Bay area included some fascinating meetings with LSE alumni startups, incubators, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurial corporates. One of the trekkies, Fannie Delavelle (MSc International Political […]

Generating change: Celebrating women in entrepreneurship

As part of International Women’s Day we thought it would be an idea to have a chat with one of our inspirational women entrepreneurs who has left the LSE family to join the world of the startups and become a successful female innovator!
Introducing Eva
Eva is a graduate of MSc Media and Communications (2015) where she focused on human-computer interaction and […]

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    Breakfast epiphanies: entrepreneurial courage and creation meets coffee and croissants

Breakfast epiphanies: entrepreneurial courage and creation meets coffee and croissants

Even though the thought of linking up to Australia via a slightly/very dodgy Skype connection at 8am before the LSE IT team arrive in front of a room of 40 students quite honestly fills me with dread, I think it will most definitely be worth the stress given the person who will be speaking on the end of the line.

Just 4 […]

28 February 2017|Generate|0 Comments|

International ideas: taking your startup abroad

We live in an increasingly globalised world. Unlike what we read in history books and despite recent political rumblings, economies no longer stop at national borders. In some cases such Europe and SE Asia, economies even span beyond continents meaning that goods and services move freely between different national and regional consumer groups. This poses great opportunity for entrepreneurs […]

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    Could you have what it takes to become a social entrepreneur?

Could you have what it takes to become a social entrepreneur?

As we’re all aware, our world is a dynamic place. It’s constantly a-changing, becoming ever-more fast-paced and complex by the day. This will come as no surprise to LSE students from every discipline. After all, our university is dedicated to the study of social and political science – sciences which investigate how and why socio-economic realities have changed over time. […]

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    From Thesis to ‘brilliantly organic’ – launcing FLO by Tara Chandra, an LSE alum

From Thesis to ‘brilliantly organic’ – launcing FLO by Tara Chandra, an LSE alum

Tara Chandra grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area of California and received her BA in Economics from Columbia University in New York. She finished university early to move to Los Angeles for her music career and soon signed to European and Asian indie labels. After three years of touring and some career highlights, Tara moved to London to […]

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    Could you be the winner of the next LSE Generate funding comp? There’s only one way to find out!

Could you be the winner of the next LSE Generate funding comp? There’s only one way to find out!

Not to panic you at all, but you have just TWO MORE DAYS until the Lent Term Generate funding competition closes. We’ve had some great entries so far and are eager to see a few more before the deadline on Sunday (29 January) night. Whether your business idea focuses on fashion, technology, education, finance or development we would love to […]

Is charity a good career option? Thoughts from an LSE alum

LSE alumnus Iqbal Wahhab OBE is the founder of London restaurants The Cinnamon Club and Roast and chairs two social enterprises – Bounce Back and Mums The Chef.

His book Charity Sucks was published last year and he’s taking part in a panel discussion Wednesday 25 January, 12-2pm at The Wolfson Theatre, looking at whether philanthropy has helped alleviate poverty […]

Insider tips – social startup survival guide

If you ask anyone to name a social injustice that they felt strongly about, most people would come up with one straight away and it wouldn’t take long for them to start listing the reasons the problem exists as well as potential ways to overcome it.

Whether it’s youth unemployment, cuts to healthcare provisions, or gender inequality, everyone has a […]

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    Environmental Entrepreneurship: the key to a sustainable future?

Environmental Entrepreneurship: the key to a sustainable future?

Each year at LSE Generate we see an increasing number of funding applications focused on the problem of climate change. When climate change is a distant concept and doesn’t ‘appear’ to be having a direct impact on your life, it’s relatively easy to ignore it. For many LSE students, however, the devastating changes in the environment have had a […]

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    Organising innovation in volatile times – thoughts from Emeritus Professor aladin aladin

Organising innovation in volatile times – thoughts from Emeritus Professor aladin aladin

Emeritus Professor aladin aladin is leading a workshop on Wednesday 11 January 2017 on Emergency innovation’ – imaginative responses to crisis and uncertainty, as part of the Generate programme. Here he gives his thoughts on organising innovation in volatile times.

It is a ‘post post’ era [post digital, post globalised, post post modern] of parallel narratives and competing paradigms, where […]

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    And the Generate funding competition winners are…*drum roll*

And the Generate funding competition winners are…*drum roll*

And breathe! Last Friday signaled the end of yet another exhausting but wonderfully inspiring Generate funding competition and wrapped up the first term of our skills development programme. After organising this entrepreneurial extravaganza for five years now, the panel of judges and Team Generate were in total agreement that this was hands down the best year yet in terms […]

Brexit: Startup now or pay up later

Guest blog by Lewis Silkin LLP:

The routes available to entrepreneurs under the Immigration Rules are much more onerous, expensive and risky than the self-employment option currently available to EEA nationals under the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations (‘the Regulations’).
EEA nationals’ current rights and documentation
EEA nationals wanting to set up in business in the UK can currently come here and […]

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    Meet the Code at Uni team – LSE alum delivering world class programming education

Meet the Code at Uni team – LSE alum delivering world class programming education

Guest blog by LSE alumni and Code at Uni entrepreneurs, Jack Bridger and Eliot O’Connor – get in touch at hello@codeatuni.com!
Running a company while juggling your degree is tough – but it’s actually the best time to start your first company. Three years ago while at LSE, we started Code At Uni to change the way university students learn […]

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    When’s the right time to become an entrepreneur? Now, absolutely now!

When’s the right time to become an entrepreneur? Now, absolutely now!

We had our first event of the academic year last week in Dalston Square, thus marking the start of our 2016-17 entrepreneurial programme. The event was hosted by The Bakery, an enterprise which connects corporations with entrepreneurs to solve business problems teaching them to become more entrepreneurial.

The co-founder and serial entrepreneur Andrew Humphries gave an exciting talk about the […]

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    Welcome to LSE Generate – start your entrepreneurial adventure right here!

Welcome to LSE Generate – start your entrepreneurial adventure right here!

Hello there, and welcome to LSE Generate! Whether you’re a brand new student who has just set foot on LSE soil, maybe you’re back for another year of your course, here on exchange, or perhaps you’ve left but just can’t get enough of us and are back for more as an alum (you’re only human!), you are all really […]

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    How a foodie LSE entrepreneur is taking over central London to launch his startup!

How a foodie LSE entrepreneur is taking over central London to launch his startup!

Back in the day, before LSE Generate was even born (!) we came across a super impressive entrepreneur whose enthusiasm for entrepreneurial pursuits was evident from the outset. Sean Farran has had a really exciting career to date working on the likes of Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival project, the hugely successful Taste of London, and other exciting events around […]

LSE Generate competition alumni – where they are now?

Over the past four years, LSE Generate has awarded over 40 students funding and support to grow their enterprises. Students have developed their dreams all over the globe and we thought it would be exciting to get in touch with some of the winners and see where they are now!
Last week we spoke to Elliot O’Connor, one of the founders […]

LSE Generate competition alumni – where they are now?

Over the past four years, LSE Generate has awarded over 40 students funding and support to grow their enterprises. Students have developed their dreams all over the globe and we thought it would be exciting to get in touch with some of  the winners and see where they are now!

First in our series of interviews we speak to Elliot O’Connor, one […]

How to work through a problem with an employer

We’re probably not going to get on with everyone in life but when that person is your employer, it doesn’t make the work environment a very pleasant place to be! Given that you’ll likely end up spending more time with your work team than your best friend, your partner, your dog, or your family, if a work relationship breaks […]

26 July 2016|Alumni|0 Comments|

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