My Services

Social Media Consultancy

Offering one to one either personal or company social media advice as well as running accounts on behalf of clients.

Speaker

Specialising in topics around: failure, getting started in entrepreneurship and making the most of opportunities.

Short term contracts

Offering short term business advise, a sounding board, connections, research or reporting. Normal topics include: Entrepreneurship ecosystems, Accelerators, Collaborative economy, Social Media or early stage startup organisations.

Latest Blog

Networking in the New Year

Towards the end of the year one of my good friends Mayur Gupta, a fellow Enactus UK Alumnus, asked me to go along with him to a networking event for sixth form students at Ark Global Academy.It was my first experience in a while at a pure networking event and it brought back to me

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Enterprise for all…

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This morning I have been engrossed in reading Lord Young’s report “Enterprise for all”. This comes off the back of being fortunate enough to be invited to join Julie Holland (Director of the Glendonbrook Centre for Enterprise in Loughborough), Professor Angus Laing (Dean of Loughborough School of Business and Economics) and Stuart Miller (Entrepreneur in

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Engage, Network, Action, Count, Take notes, Up your game and Steal ideas – Last minute tips for Enactus UK nationals… #weallwin

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So as my fourth national competition closes in I thought I would share some last minute tips for all those newbies around… Engage in the presentations– When you are watching the teams, as tempting as it is to compare to your own team,  open your minds… It is so easy to spend your time looking

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Fail Forward

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I am so excited by this project. Fail Forward is a concept that I along with a number of other people have been working on for over a year now. The inspiration came from a trip to Aaltoes society in Finland in 2012 with 3 entrepreneurial educators from across the UK. A write up about that will

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Bitcoin or Bust… How far can Bitcoin change the financial markets…

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After a good 6 months of research into Bitcoin, here are my thoughts and findings. I am very open to comments and thoughts but just thought I would share… Bitcoin or Bust? How far can Bitcoin change the financial markets… By Peter Bailey  submitted (Jan 2014) Executive summary Bitcoin has changed the financial markets forever

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The Cult of Entrepreneurship

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The fine lines between proactivity and entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship, as we all, know is a huge buzz word at the moment. Whereas once people grew up wanting to be an astronaut or a hippy we are now seeing a generation wanting to be the next Richard Branson, Mark Zuckenburg or Alan Sugar. Myself included. Karan Bilimoria

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The passion of South Africa

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So almost 2 months ago now, my two weeks staying at the world changers academy in Durban came to an end. It was an experience I will never forget and I can’t thank all the people that made it possible enough. I just wanted to provide a reflection of my experience. South Africa is a

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Tackling the facts from the valley of 1000 hills…

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So as I catch my breath sitting in Vancouver Airport after a fantastic month of travelling, I can’t help but begin to further reflect on some of my South Africa experiences. A big theme of the experience and something that I will continue to take in the rest of my life is the difference between

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Handout Economy

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We all think we are doing fantastic things when people are asking us for money on the high street but during the trip I was able to visualise the legacy of badly managed aid. During the second week, we were fortunate enough to go to a fantastically managed orphanage called Makaputu, providing a home to

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Snapshot of some of the journey so far

A Snapshot of some of our Journey. So here we are, I am currently sitting in the World Changers academy above writing this. It is Sunday morning, 4 days into the challenge. I am astonished by the opportunities, level of discussion and deep thought we have tackled during the challenge. Just to get you up

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6 lessons so far from the South Africa Challenge 2013

The South Africa Challenge is not only an opportunity to go out to South Africa for a two week learning experience, but further than this an opportunity to learn constantly in the build up and after the 2 weeks are over. 1) Network It is incredible how many opportunities come up when you focus and

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Sharing my thoughts on the collaborative economy

As a part of the South Africa Challenge development process we have all agreed to research a particular trend that we see as important over the next 10 years. After flirting around with ideas of: big data, virtual currency and 3d printing I decided to focus on a combination of the sharing/ collaborative economy. I

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WHY THE SOUTH AFRICA CHALLENGE?

In April 2012 I was attended the NACUE leaders summit in London along with a group of over 100 incoming and outgoing enterprise  society leaders from across the UK. It was at this event that I was first introduced to Hadrian via Gori Daniel, a mentor I had admired since the NSEC (national student enterprise conference)

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What is the South Africa Challenge?

The South Africa Challenge is a 2 week leadership programme and cultural exchange working in partnership with the World Changers organisation. The programme takes a team of young, driven people from the UK to Durban, South Africa. The purpose of this programme is to challenge their thought processes, understand the culture of South Africa and

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My Mission, Objectives and Trends

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As a part of the South Africa Challenge all of the team have been asked to record themselves answering 3 questions in less than a minute. So here it goes. 1) Where are you now? Description – Do a 1 minute video blog introducing yourself. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RefkMtv8Phk] 2) What are your goals? Description – Create a 1 minute

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8 highlights from Loughborough Enterprise

Today is the first day after my internship at Loughborough students union as enterprise and employability intern. I felt that it would be a fantastic opportunity to share some of my real success stories from this year. 8) TEDx Loughborough For the first time Loughborough hosted a TEDx conference. Curated by Youcef Hakem and his

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