Tag: Entrepreneurs

Sep 14

Sweatband.com founder Maz Darvish exits to launch AI-technology company, CognitionHub

Maz Darvish has announced he has left his role as Chief Transformation Officer at Sweatband.com, the company he co-founded in 2000, and has launched an e-commerce focussed AI-Technology business named CognitionHub.com With a track record of founding, scaling, and successfully exiting multiple e-commerce and digital marketing businesses, Darvish will serve as the Chief Executive Officer […]
Jun 21

Meet the student entrepreneur revolutionising the creative content space

Sam Wood, a final year student studying Film Production at the University of Salford and entrepreneur, has launched Salford Media Works, an all-inclusive creative content agency expected to disrupt the media and marketing sector, thanks to the support of Launch@ Salford. Launch, Salford Business School’s purpose-built incubation space, is designed to support Salford students and […]
May 22

Belfast young person Jemma Simpson meets His Majesty The King after winning national Princes Trust award

Jemma Simpson, 32 from Belfast, has won a prestigious national Prince’s Trust and TK Maxx and Homesense Award, after previously winning the Ulster Bank Enterprise Award in the country final. Winner of the national NatWest Enterprise Award attended a reception yesterday at Buckingham Palace to meet His Majesty The King, Founder and President of The […]
Dec 10

Tory peer Lord Young, ‘Mr Entrepreneur of Whitehall’ in Thatcher’s cabinet dies aged 90

A Tory peer regarded as a ‘favourite’ of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and responsible for many start-up and support initiatives for entrepreneurs has died aged 90. Lord David Ivor Young, of Graffham, was a high-powered businessman who turned his considerable City talents to good use as a Cabinet minister in Mrs Thatcher’s government. A Conservative Party […]