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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.

FinTech and banks relationship: competitive or symbiotic?

Guest blog by RHB – learn more about RHB and the work they’re doing on campus Friday 31 March: FinTech startups have existed for decades. The technology revolution and change in consumer mindset have helped startups evolve and launch to market faster. In comparison, large banks are still weighed down by legal processes and systems, which has been giving FinTech […]

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Insider tips blog series from alumni and employers

Throughout the past few months, we’ve posted blogs from LSE alumni and employers about what it’s like to work in certain sectors, including their advice for current students. In this blog you can find a recap of what they said – check out previous posts too and look out for more posts this year! Culture, arts and heritage Guest blog […]

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

Entrepreneur in Residence (m/f)

11 Apr 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.

French-English bilingual analyst

30 Mar 2017
Chelsea, London Greater London United Kingdom
Based in Chelsea (Central London), the Company is a successful entrepreneurial organisation focused on originating and developing innovative strategies in the fields of private equity and venture capital

Senior Venture Developer (m/f)

28 Mar 2017
Hamburg Germany
We are Truventuro - one of Europe's most successfull company builders based in Hamburg. Our passion is building high impact e-commerce marketplaces and agencies for the digital space.

Entrepreneur in Residence

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

Business Developer

31 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We’re looking for outstanding people who are energetic, determined, and brilliant at selling to join our Business Development team in London. As an early member of the London team you’ll help us grow by acquiring and building relationships with tomorrow's top clients in the UK and beyond.

Investment Banking Fintech Internship

30 Apr 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Great opportunity to intern with one of the fastest growing fintech startups specifically serving investment banks. Interested in both finance and fintech? Join us to experience both sectors in one job.

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.

Venture Developer / Entrepreneur in Residence (m/f)

30 Mar 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.

International Internship Programme

31 Mar 2017
Manila Philippines
First Circle is the first fintech SME lender in SE Asia. This ground-breaking venture is led by ex-Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, Amazon and The Summit management who also have local experience with a large pan-Asian startup which grew from a handful to 200+ employees.

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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