Entries by Augusta Moses

Start-ups lead the way in wearable technology

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Wearable technology is the new buzz word for the fashion industry this year, and the demand is for clothing or accessories that are not only fashionable but also intelligent. Products like Apple’s smart watch to the latest augmented reality smart glasses, to NASA’s space pants. Many of the most innovative products and ideas are coming […]

Wimbledon pays equal prize money to women and men

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  Gender imbalance in tennis has become a thing of the past, as this year Wimbledon will pay equal prize money to the winner of the men and ladies singles matches. That’s great news as all eyes are on Johanna Konta, Britain’s hope of a ladies singles champion this year. However gender inequality in the […]

Determination is written in Andy Murray’s neck

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  The Telegraph once stated that, evidence of years of training and his drive for victory is written in Andy Murray’s neck today. Similarly if you choose to observe the anatomy of the entrepreneur, you’ll find amongst other things, their physical environment enhances adherence. Entrepreneurship is a career choice that requires years of training and […]

Ah Summer, Time to Get Your Networking in Shape!

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It’s Summer although it may not look like it today, however, next week’s temperatures are expected to be in the highs of 18 degrees. For many the hot weather signals a slump in productivity levels, but your productivity level doesn’t have to be measured by the countless hours you spend being chained to your office desk, here at SPARK […]

SPARK Parentpreneurs -Enjoy more of the Summer holidays than most!

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    A recent research from cloud accounting software provider Xero, revealed that parents who have their own businesses will take three weeks on average off work to spend with their children this summer holidays – a whole week extra than their peers who are employed by someone else. Also, with the rising demand of […]

WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK

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  Wolverhampton City Council in conjunction with the Urbact Project is conducting a short survey about young people born between 1980- 2000, and their perceptions on the quality of life here in the city. This is a fantastic opportunity to make an impact, and to make the city a friendlier and a better place to live for young […]

SPARK Entrepreneurs Get On Their Bike

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The commute and the appeal….of SPARK A business location is one of the most discussed assets in entrepreneurship and big cities still remain the focus of most small businesses. Big cities are seen as the drivers of most economic growth, however smaller cities like Wolverhampton, which is surrounded by stunning countryside, can have advantages and offer […]

SPARK Programmes

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SPARKstart Starting a business for many can be one of the most rewarding ventures one could undertake, and here at SPARK we are here to help. Our website provides advice, help, and answers to some of the concerns you may have in starting a business. We offer regular workshops which help start-ups to not only […]

SPARK for creative, digital and techpreneurs!

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A recent report by Birmingham Chambers of Commerce highlighted that the tech and digital sector in the West Midlands is expected to add £2.2 billion GVA (Gross Value Added) to the West Midlands economy by 2025. The report also highlighted that the local talent pool is a rich source of employment for tech and digital […]