Business Networking News
Ahmad Bakhiet knew he was in Silicon Valley when the driver of the cab he was taking to his hotel asked: “What start-up are you working on now?” Ahmad says: “That would never happen in London.” More...
It started as an idea picked up at a conference in the US. Two years later, around 400 students and academics from UCL and London Business School are or have been involved in a variety of projects for more than 100 SMEs across 30 different industries under the auspices of UCL Advances’ HELO (Higher Education London Outreach) programme. To date over 150 businesses have signed up to the HELO programme. More...
28 September 2011: Many hands make light work of mentoring at SMILE ‘show and tell’ event
Following the successful launch of speed mentoring in July, UCL Advances’ SMILE (Selected Mentors and Interims for London Enterprises) programme has introduced a new concept – ‘show and tell.’ More...
15 September 2011: Absolutely Fabulously Four
UCL Advances, the university’s centre for
entrepreneurship and business interaction turned 4 this year and to celebrate
the successes and exponential growth (in personnel and in support activities
offered), the department threw a party full of balloons, party poppers, music,
cake, ice cream and (short) words from the Vice-Provost (Enterprise), Steve
Caddick, and from the Executive Director of UCL Advances, Tim Barnes.
20 July 2011: Mentoring gathers momentum at new-style UCL event
Taking its cue from the success of speed-dating and even
speed-house hunting events that are frequently held across the capital, UCL
Advances hosted its first-ever speed-mentoring and networking event on 14 July.
20 May 2011: 2011 UCL Awards for Enterprise