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Baroness Verma's advice for entrepreneurs

Baroness Verma's advice for entrepreneurs

The minister shares her top business insights in this quick video

Branding insights from David Taylor

Branding insights from David Taylor

Killer tips from the founder of the brandgym

If you have a mentor, be honest with them!

If you have a mentor, be honest with them!

Debbie and Diana, co-founders of Dom Education Group, share insights gleaned from their session with Oli Barrett MBE

David Taylor helped me gauge my marketing

David Taylor helped me gauge my marketing

Pledgster founder Stan explains how he benefited from his Expert Impact session

Try to understand exactly what challenges you

Try to understand exactly what challenges you

Marc Goodchild of Gingersnap had an Expert Impact mentoring session with Oli Barrett MBE

Believe in your business, even when it's hard

Believe in your business, even when it's hard

Jo Godden, founder of ethical swimwear brand Ruby Moon, shares some of the encouragement she gained from her session with Baroness Verma

Every entrepreneur needs a 5-year plan

Every entrepreneur needs a 5-year plan

Blair Glencorse, founder of Accountability Lab, passes on some of the pearls of wisdom he gained from his Expert Impact mentoring session with Baroness Verma

Always take the opportunity to meet experts

Always take the opportunity to meet experts

Expert Impact arranged a mentoring session with Karen Lynch, founder of Belu, for Max Tobias, the social entrepreneur behind The Dusty Knuckle

One question all start-ups must answer

One question all start-ups must answer

Having seen many start-ups fizzle out, Expert Impact's Sophie Hobson writes for Startups.co.uk about why entrepreneurs are risking it all by forgetting to think long-term

How can you find a business mentor?

How can you find a business mentor?

Writing for Pioneers Post, Expert Impact's Sophie Hobson shares insights into how to make the mentoring relationship work

Stay true to your values

Stay true to your values

Cemal Ezel, founder of Change Please and Old Spike Roastery, joined Expert Impact for a mentoring session with Karen Lynch

Finance, funding and investment resources

Finance, funding and investment resources

Organisations and ideas that can help you finance your growth.

Find social enterprise events

Find social enterprise events

How to find events in London and across the UK

Mentoring programmes for social entrepreneurs

Mentoring programmes for social entrepreneurs

It’s worth pursuing different types of mentoring, as well as your Expert Impact session. Here are some suggestions...

Find other socially driven businesses

Find other socially driven businesses

Discover other ethically driven entrepreneurs with these databases and listings - to trade with or just talk to!

In order to achieve, you need to think BIG!

In order to achieve, you need to think BIG!

Make sure your purpose is clear in all you do

Make sure your purpose is clear in all you do

Why you need to measure your social impact

Why you need to measure your social impact

Not sure how to measure your social impact? You should talk to an impact manager. So we did.

The saviour of Saville Row becomes an Expert

The saviour of Saville Row becomes an Expert

Patrick Grant is considered by many to be the modern day face of Saville Row, after turning around the fortunes of failing business Norton & Sons in 2005.

Co-Founder of Made.com offers advice

Co-Founder of Made.com offers advice

It's not just about killer tech...

It's not just about killer tech...

You have to seize every opportunity!

You have to seize every opportunity!

Mobile mogul joins the network

Mobile mogul joins the network

Global fashion retailer is now an Expert

Global fashion retailer is now an Expert

Ruth Chapman, co-founded and runs one of the most highly regarded luxury fashion retailers in the world. She's now sharing her advice with impressive social entrepreneurs.

What is Lingoing?

What is Lingoing?

What is Emerge Education?

What is Emerge Education?

The art of a business model

The art of a business model

White Company founder shares her expertise

White Company founder shares her expertise

Perfect your elevator pitch

Perfect your elevator pitch

Scaling cannot be done overnight

Scaling cannot be done overnight

Building a brand is all about creativitiy

Building a brand is all about creativitiy

The people make the organisation

The people make the organisation

40 free webinars for Social Entrepreneurs

40 free webinars for Social Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur, Environmentalist & Financier

Entrepreneur, Environmentalist & Financier

Ben Goldsmith joins our Expert network share his experience with impressive Social Entrepreneurs

What is the Girls Network?

What is the Girls Network?

What is Talentino?

What is Talentino?

What is Spark Inside?

What is Spark Inside?

How to get a mentor for your business

How to get a mentor for your business

A little bit of flattery and a lot of research can get you everywhere, says entrepreneur Travis Steffen.

20 reasons why startups fail

20 reasons why startups fail

The 5 Biggest Content Marketing Blunders

The 5 Biggest Content Marketing Blunders

That Are Killing Your Business (And How to Fix Them)

How to keep your start up growing

How to keep your start up growing

This article offers advice on how to overcome the three most common psychological traps that can keep your start up stuck in the trough of sorrow.

5 tips from pro entrepreneurs...

5 tips from pro entrepreneurs...

...to those who are at the beginning of their journey is starting their business

Saul Klein joins our panel of Experts

Saul Klein joins our panel of Experts

Tech superstar executive throws his hat into the ring to advise the next generation of changemakers!

Mothers of Innovation

Mothers of Innovation

What is Decarbon Capital?

What is Decarbon Capital?

Decarbon Capital is a UK private limited company focused on providing equitable funding to large users of energy to help them to achieve a reduction in their energy consumption and ultimately reduce t

What is Tictrac?

What is Tictrac?

Jeremy Jauncey, co-founder, explains in this short video that Tictrac is personal analytics platform that lets individuals sync any piece of data they create about themselves into personalised lifesty

What is Hot Pod Yoga?

What is Hot Pod Yoga?

How to deal with corporate decision makers.

How to deal with corporate decision makers.

You need a strong team before you scale.

You need a strong team before you scale.

My top piece of advice? Be direct.

My top piece of advice? Be direct.

What is Pavegen?

What is Pavegen?

What is ASAP Water Craft?

What is ASAP Water Craft?

Ross Kemp, the founder of ASAP Water Craft explains in this short video that Asap is an electric power assisted water craft for beach lifeguards - a cheaper alternative to a jet ski. A one person lau

How do small companies work with large ones?

How do small companies work with large ones?

How to you build a global brand?

How to you build a global brand?

Who are Doctors of the World?

Who are Doctors of the World?

Leigh Daynes, Executive Director, explains that Doctors of the World UK are providing healthcare to vulnerable people, wherever we're needed most.

What is Speakset?

What is Speakset?

Adi Kasliwal, co-founder, explains how SpeakSet aims to be the communications network for all care services. By connecting older people by enabling simple video calling on their TV we bring a scalable

What is Fixflo?

What is Fixflo?

Rajeev Nayyar, Co-founder, explains that Fixflo is a picture-based repair reporting system for rental properties. It allows tenants to report repairs quickly and easily without any technical knowledge

Restless development is essential for growth.

Restless development is essential for growth.

Wait for the right time to take investment.

Wait for the right time to take investment.

Companies are made up of many building blocks

Companies are made up of many building blocks

What is Expert Impact?

What is Expert Impact?

Listen to some of the entrepreneurs who have taken part in our programme explain in their own words

What is Blastbeat?

What is Blastbeat?

Robert Stephenson explains how they are amplifying talent through music and social enterprise

What is biobean?

What is biobean?

bio-bean is an innovative green energy company. We collect waste coffee grounds and turn them into fuels -- the most valuable commodity on the planet.

Who are Goodwill Solutions CIC?

Who are Goodwill Solutions CIC?

Mike Britton explains how they are inspiring through enterprise. They are in the top 5 UK commercial logistics and furniture sales companies. What makes them different is that they reinvest their

Think about your messaging.

Think about your messaging.

Build your company as you need it

Build your company as you need it

Want to sit at the big table? Be bold.

Want to sit at the big table? Be bold.

Who are the Hackney Pirates?

Who are the Hackney Pirates?

Catriona Maclay explains that the Hackney Pirates is an enterprising charity that aims to develop the literacy, creativity and real-world skills of young people in Hackney.

What is Art Below?

What is Art Below?

Ben Moore, Founder of the Art Below, tells us how they are transforming the underground and other unconventional galleries by turning ad space into art space.

What is Skin Analytics?

What is Skin Analytics?

Neil Daly explains how they are enabling smart phones to track health problems using photographs.

 You must be focused when asking for help.

You must be focused when asking for help.

Partnerships before PR?

Partnerships before PR?

Neil learnt that sometimes it's better to look to building big partnerships in your industry to raise your organisations profile, rather than just doing PR.

Look locally for champions.

Look locally for champions.

Sometimes you should look to your wider local community for champions for your business, not just your immediate customers.

How to raise an angel investment round

How to raise an angel investment round

Essential reading for all entrepreneurs and start-ups out there!

What can we learn from Google and Facebook?

What can we learn from Google and Facebook?

The big companies that we know and love all started small.

How to start an actual social enterprise

How to start an actual social enterprise

Unreasonable Institute give some really useful pointers about how to start up a social enterprise, a valuable article!

29.5 tips for 'wantrapreneurs'

29.5 tips for 'wantrapreneurs'

Here's a great list from the Happy Start Up School for all new entrepreneurs out there.

What is my idea worth?

What is my idea worth?

Valuing a business that may have little or no revenue, let alone any profit is a difficult task and far from an exact science.

What is Specialisterne?

What is Specialisterne?

Tom Brundage explains how Specialisterne is working to remove barriers to the workplace for people on the autistic spectrum

What is Open Utility?

What is Open Utility?

James Johnston explains how they are simplifying the process of understanding and controlling your energy bills

Who are Nice & Serious

Who are Nice & Serious

Ben Meaker explains how they believe that good things don't have to be done badly

Why is it important to have an ambassador?

Why is it important to have an ambassador?

Tom Brundage explains what he learnt from his session with Chris Gorell Barnes

The value of sharing first hand experience

The value of sharing first hand experience

Listen to Ben Meaker explain how he benefitted from his session with Chris Gorell Barnes

Things to consider when seed funding

Things to consider when seed funding

To crowdfund or not to crowdfund, what to keep in mind.

11 ingenious solar projects

11 ingenious solar projects

Here's a great article listing 11 ingenious solar projects that are impacting the developing world.

What is Third Space Learning

What is Third Space Learning

Tom Hooper explains how their maths tutoring method will revolutionise education

What is Concept Cupboard?

What is Concept Cupboard?

Adam Ball tells how they are tackling youth unemployment

Keep it local...

Keep it local...

Listen to Adam Ball explain what Gi Fernando taught him about keeping it local to grow your business

Gaining the buy in of your customers

Gaining the buy in of your customers

Listen to Jill Hodges tell us what Gi Fernando shared with her about getting your customers to buy in to your service

What is Concept Cupboard?

What is Concept Cupboard?

Adam Ball tells how they are tackling youth unemployment

PR & brand guru signs up

PR & brand guru signs up

Jenny agrees to share her advice, experience and contacts with our impact entrepreneurs

Why the right mentor is so important

Why the right mentor is so important

Listen to Juan Guerra, Student Funder, explain what he got out of his Expert Impact session

How to ask for (and get) help

How to ask for (and get) help

Every development organization wants to create deep senior-level partnerships with investors or donors, journalists, celebrities or other advocates, and with mentors and advisors.

Good Deals 2013

Good Deals 2013

Welcome to a brave new world!

How to reduce the time of your sales cycle

How to reduce the time of your sales cycle

Tom Whicher shares what he discussed when he met with Charles Mindenhall in their Human Lending Library session

What is Fire Tech Camp?

What is Fire Tech Camp?

Jill Hodges tells us how they are getting kids excited about coding

What is StudentFunder

What is StudentFunder

Here Juan Guerra explain how they are democratising access to Education

Always think about who your customer is

Always think about who your customer is

Listen to Tom Hooper explain what he learnt about building the customer into his product development from Gi Fernando

Chairman of Princes Trust

Chairman of Princes Trust

Sir Charles Dunstone, founder and chairman of TalkTalk, Carphone Warehouse and The Princes Trust joins the ranks

Can rodents deactivate explosives?

Can rodents deactivate explosives?

Sometimes, to address a problem, you really need to think outside the box.

The secret to success for entrepreneurs?

The secret to success for entrepreneurs?

Mentors! Collaboration and embracing mentoring are key ways to make your social enterprise a success

Founder & Chairman of Big Issue Invest

Founder & Chairman of Big Issue Invest

Joins our panel of Experts offering their time to meet with impact entrepreneurs who are ready to scale their businesses.

Richard Branson says reach for the stars

Richard Branson says reach for the stars

...and he means literally!

John Frieda becomes an Expert

John Frieda becomes an Expert

Legendary hair stylist and business man signs up to help the next generation of changemakers

What is Internews Europe?

What is Internews Europe?

Mark Harvey explains the need for digital humanitarian aid.

What is Languagenut?

What is Languagenut?

Jamie Fries tells us more in this short clip.

What is Makers Academy?

What is Makers Academy?

Listen to Ruben Kostucki explain what they are up to.

What is Museum of Architecture?

What is Museum of Architecture?

Learn more about the Museum of Architecture from it's Founder, Melissa Woolford

Who are the Exponentials?

Who are the Exponentials?

Anton Chernikov tells us how they help make a positive impact.

Cambridge Uni Entrepreneur in residence

Cambridge Uni Entrepreneur in residence

Alex van Someren has agreed to join the Experts in the Human Lending Library

Baroness Verma joins our panel of Experts

Baroness Verma joins our panel of Experts

Entrepreneur turned Conservative life peer agrees to offer her time to take part in the Human Lending Library

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