Eghome @European Start-UP Festival

As a part of winning Royal Holloway’s first Entrepreneurship Competition, I received access to mentorship, funding and support from the University and Anica. However, the best (and undoubtedly, most rewarding) part of the competition was being sponsored to attend the first European Start Up Festival in Turin, Italy. To have been surrounded by likeminded, driven…

EcoResist project trip to Ghana by RHUL Enactus

Learning from failure is essential for success of any kind. With our previous Enactus project (of the same name) failing, we were keen to learn from our mistakes when starting a new project. Having identified a lack of research and understanding as a key reason the previous lemongrass-related project had failed, we realised a better…

We Can Make USmile

In entrepreneurship literature the ‘pursuit of opportunities’ is a common theme when describing the behaviour of entrepreneurs.   Louis and his friends seized their chance of setting up a business  even before they graduated.  At the time of setting up the first social media platform dedicated to sharing humorous videos, USmile, Louis was a BSc Management…