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Spread Like Wildfire

A campaign to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. The campaign works with partners at local, regional and national level to identify and support young people aged 16-30 who have the potential to become self-employed. Download the leaflet to find … Continue reading

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How to become your own boss

Richard Reed, entrepreneur and founder of Innocent Drinks, gives advice on how to start a business based on his experiences. Read a great interview with him on bbc news: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19542914 A new programme, Be Your Own Boss, starts on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Sixteen year old Rosie Pendleton from Selby beat off some strong competition from young people across Yorkshire and Humber to win an Apple iPad2 for her creative writing business. Launched recently, Wildfire is a free, innovative business support programme for … Continue reading

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Wildfire @ Venturefest – Wed 8 Feb 2012

Come along and see what Wildfire is all about! Find us in the Innovation Showcase at Venturefest Yorkshire 2012 at York Racecourse on Wed 8 Feb. Free entry to the event – see www.venturefestyorkshire.net for details. Winner of the Wildfire … Continue reading

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Win an Apple iPad2 with Wildfire!

To mark the launch of Wildfirehub.com during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011, we have launched our first competition for young people with business ideas and the prize is an Apple iPad2! Closing date is 31 January 2012. To find out more, register … Continue reading

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Young people get “fired up” by Wildfire!

www.wildfirehub.com launched today at a great event in York. Wildfire aims to encourage and help young people across the region to become more entrepreneurial and successfully climb their chosen career ladder. Wildfire is part-funded through the net315 project, supported financially by … Continue reading

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Wildfire press!

Great to see the press coverage for the launch of Wildfire in the Yorkshire Post! The launch event took place at the Museum Gardens in York on the first day of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 (Mon 14 Nov) with keynote speaker, … Continue reading

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Wildfire goes live! on 14 Nov 2011

YES Board member and successful entrepreneur, Deirdre Bounds, will launch Wildfire at the Create Your Future conference at the Hospitium, Museum Gardens, York on Monday 14 November, 11 am – 3 pm. The event forms part of York Business Week … Continue reading

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YES we can help you!

At YES our purpose is to nurture enterprise in young people. We have a wealth of experience in our team, working both strategically and “hands on”. We can add value though targeted enterprise programmes for schools and colleges, helping to improve … Continue reading

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Yes2enterprise launches today!

YPEF Services Ltd, well-known throughout Yorkshire & Humber and beyond for steering Yorkshire Forward’s £2.6 million Embedding Enterprise programme to success, has rebranded as YES. Building on 10 years of experience in the field, the Directors’ aim is to ensure … Continue reading

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