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Welcome to Generate at LSE Careers

We are committed to inspiring entrepreneurial potential amongst LSE students and alumni. Whether you are looking to start up your own business or interested in joining an organisation that promotes entrepreneurship as one of its core values, we hope that you can make use of this service and move a step closer to finding the entrepreneurial career path that works for you.

Generate consists of an interactive skills development programme and an exciting series of networking events which, together, offer a unique platform from which students can learn, market test their ideas, and identify key relationships within their immediate and wider entrepreneurial community.

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Generate events programme

Generate offers an interactive skills development programme and an exciting series of networking events for LSE students. You can read about the types of events we run, view all our forthcoming events and watch recordings of past events on our events page.

The LSE funding competition

In Michaelmas and Lent Terms Generate at LSE Careers runs a funding competition. Open to all students and alumni within two years of graduation, the competition gives you the opportunity to win up to £10,000 towards an entrepreneurial venture. 

In Summer Term, the winners of each competition will be invited to take part in the LSE Entrepreneur and LSE Social Entrepreneur of the Year competitions when overall winners of each category are chosen and awarded additional funding. 

For more information on this please visit the funding competition page.

Mentoring

We provide access to a network of mentors with diverse experience of entrepreneurship that are willing to give their time and expertise to support our students' endeavours. We have also partnered with Gettwoit, a business set up by an LSE alumnus to facilitate this process.

You can also book a one–to–one appointment with Generate's careers consultant, on Wednesday mornings to discuss any entrepreneurial queries you might have.

Guest blog

Given the impressive pool of talent that LSE has to offer, we would like to offer students and alumni an opportunity to share their thoughts, ideas and ambitions with a wider entrepreneurial community via the Generate blog.

If you have an entrepreneurial subject that you would like to discuss or perhaps an experience from your entrepreneurial journey you would like to share we would love to hear from you.

Book a room

Not all have startups have the luxury of securing an office when they first launch and so finding a suitable place to work on your project can difficult.  The innovation workspace is here at LSE - the Kingsway building (room 4.03), can be booked and used for your team strategy sessions, investor meetings or as a place to work on your business plan.

The room can be booked by the hour. Please complete this form to request the room.

Presenting with confidence – how to pitch

Pitching and presenting successfully involves using a blend of techniques, including applied improvisation and learning practical ways to improve your confidence. Here are a few valuable tips to help you be pitch perfect: Tip #1: Don’t rush into speaking Make sure you are well-positioned and standing (or sitting) still before speaking. It’s easy to start speaking before you are stationary and […]

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The LSE Generate Summer of Innnovation has launched!

So, Summer Term has finally arrived (if three degrees Celsius and hail constitutes summer time?!) and if you need something to focus on and look forward to once those exams are well and truly over, then look no further! Generate has just launched its brand new Summer of Innovation programme, a series of new and interactive events related to entrepreneurship and open […]

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Generating change: Celebrating women in entrepreneurship

As part of International Women’s Day we thought it would be an idea to have a chat with one of our inspirational women entrepreneurs who has left the LSE family to join the world of the startups and become a successful female innovator! Introducing Eva Eva is a graduate of MSc Media and Communications (2015) where she focused on human-computer interaction and […]

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10 things budding entrepreneurs should know

If you’re starting a new business, there are a few things that you need to be aware of that you might not have previously thought. Hopefully this list will be helpful to you!   1. Pick a good name Naming your business can be a lot of fun, but you’ve got to think about the practicalities of what’s in a […]

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Breakfast epiphanies: entrepreneurial courage and creation meets coffee and croissants

Even though the thought of linking up to Australia via a slightly/very dodgy Skype connection at 8am before the LSE IT team arrive in front of a room of 40 students quite honestly fills me with dread, I think it will most definitely be worth the stress given the person who will be speaking on the end of the line. Just 4 […]

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Generate: ‘The death of distance? How entrepreneurs leverage innovation ecosystems’

Starts: 31 May 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 31 May 2017 8:00 PM
A panel debate that will consider the motion that in the new era of innovation, it is the location in and connectedness to ecosystems of science, creative industries and technology that matter most

Generate: Summer party and awards reception

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 9:00 PM
Remaining places: 100
LSE Generate celebrates this year's programme at our annual summer party! The Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year will be announced at the event and we will celebrate their success as well as the achievements of this year's funding competition winners.

Generate: How to hack crowdfunding - step by step

Starts: 12 Jun 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2017 8:00 PM
​Do you have a great idea but need capital to make it happen? Have you struggled to get funding for your idea? Or wary about giving away too much equity in your business? Then crowdfunding might just be the right path for you.

Winners Dream: A journey from corner store to corner office

Starts: 14 Jun 2017 10:30 AM
Finishes: 14 Jun 2017 12:00 PM
A one-off lecture by successful global entrepreneur and currently one of the most popular men in business, Bill McDermott, chief executive officer of SAP, the world’s business software market leader.

LSE Generate - Silicon Valley Entrepreneurial Trek

Starts: 5 Jul 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Jul 2017 9:00 PM
A three-day full-immersive trek to the US visiting startups, incubators, Universities and VCs as well as networking with a range of alumni and startup successes.

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Read more about the types of events we run and access recordings of past events on our events page.

Operations Analyst Internship - Germany

7 Jun 2017
London United Kingdom
We are looking for entrepreneurial and ambitious talent to help build and lead operations, which is at the heart of what we do. The Operations Team is responsible for building UENI’s core asset, its structured content, across Europe. We currently need support to build our operations in Germany.

Entrepreneurial Opportunity

1 Jun 2017
102 Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ Greater London United Kingdom
A special team has been created to move swiftly to:

  • Create a culture in which our people are empowered with the right data and information to make excellent decisions
  • Put evidence at the heart of our justice system, using cutting edge tools, techniques and collaboration to drive excellence

Business and Development Intern - flexible schedule

12 Jun 2017
London England United Kingdom
Interested in all business aspects of a start-up? Apply now. Flexible schedule

You will work in a group of 3 to 6 students from leading universities in London, contributing to the exciting business life of a healthcare start-up in London.

Entrepreneur in Residence (m/f)

31 Aug 2017
Hamburg Germany
As part of the Truventuro team you will work closely with the top management of our portfolio companies, help them improve their business and take ownership in developing new business ideas with us.

Lead Travel Writer

28 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Are you good with words? Do you love travelling? See yourself as a budding journalist? If your answer is yes to all of those questions then we want to hear from you!

We are Hulah, a travel start-up with a game changing product and a passion for getting the world to travel more.

Entrepreneur in Residence

31 May 2017
China
Develop your entrepreneurial skills in one of the most dynamic markets in the world. Work in a supportive environment in Shanghai.

Fully-funded 10 week volunteering placement in Africa

31 Dec 2017
Kenya, Uganda, Ghana Kenya
Balloon ICS is a once-in-a-lifetime volunteering opportunity funded by UK Government. Spent 10 weeks in Kenya, Uganda or Ghana working with entrepreneurs helping to build businesses and change lives through innovation and business skills. Challenge yourself to change your world with Balloon ICS.

Technical Lead - Graduate Entrepreneurship Programme

31 Aug 2017
Newport Wales United Kingdom
The Alacrity Foundation is Europe’s only charitable technology incubator. It nurtures the skills of talented Software Developers/ Engineers / Coders/ STEM/ Business discipline graduates.

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