News & Events

Huffington Post: Sustaining Bright Minds with Young Enterprise



Wherever you look, there are loads of opportunities for young people to experience entrepreneurship or get help launching their businesses. Personally, I took part in Young Enterprise while at Secondary School (we won our school competition) and I was in the founding team of SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) at Aston University (now branded Enactus – part of a global programme).

Most schools, colleges and Universities offer activities in the entrepreneurial direction that you can take part in. Then there are national competitions to consider; for example, I have just been on the judging panel of Casio’s Bright Minds Enterprise competition, where four of the best new business ideas from schoolchildren around the UK presented to myself and Zara Brownless, winner of the Young Apprentice. These opportunities are great, and you should watch out for them. Read full story

Nick Holzherr (pictured) Business founder, product manager and technolgy expert. Runner up of ‘The Apprentice’ 2012, founder of