Not to be outdone by our first “virtual” installation in April, we were delighted to welcome four new Freemen to the Guild by way of video conference, on Friday 25th September. We were delighted to welcome:- Freeman Yusuf Ijtaba-Garcia – Yusuf started his entrepreneurial Journey at the age of 25.Patenting a mobile software process, he…

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City Giving Day celebrates the enormous philanthropic and voluntary power of the City of London’s institutions, businesses, charities and citizens and we at the Guild are proud to be a supporter. Entrepreneurship can, and does, make a positive difference to the lives of individuals, communities and society. The Guild of Entrepreneurs Trust specialises in making…

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Every year, the Guild of Entrepreneurs Trust makes thousands of pounds’ worth of grants to individuals, organisations and charities to advance academic and practical skills in business and entrepreneurship. The deadline for applications for 2021 grants (payable from May 2021) is 30th September 2020. This is particularly relevant to Y13 students considering enrolling on business studies courses…

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 BEST FINTECH SUPPLIERS NAMED  Leading service and system suppliers were announced at the Systems in the City Fintech Awards during an online ceremony hosted on 10th September 2020 by Sky Sports News Presenter Hayley McQueen.  Over 100 companies were nominated for awards and 45 were short-listed. 15 individuals working in the sector were rewarded with…

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In an effort to commemorate this unprecedented year, we at the Guild have decided to launch something where the creatives amongst us can share our lockdown experiences and feelings. Under the title of Arts & Letters we are inviting our Guild Freemen, their friends & families, other City Livery Companies and organisations to submit their…

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It is with great sadness that we have to advise of the passing of Lady Judge on the 31st August 2020. Lady Judge’s international and multi-disciplinary career was a beacon of achievement, and her influence across so many professional fields is hard to overstate. Her many successes gave her a platform to powerfully advocate women’s…

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We have received the following request for assistance from Freeman Athanasios T. Ladopoulos at LAPO BLOCKCHAIN *** Call for aspiring entrepreneurs    *** *** Call for mentors **** We are preparing for an exceptional and very exciting Fall 2020 semester – and we wish to attract talented people that aspire becoming great entrepreneurs, as well as experienced entrepreneurs…

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At the Election Court, held on Thursday 11th June 2020 by virtual presence, the following were elected to serve from 24th November, 2020: As Master Entrepreneur :    Lars Bendik Andersen As Senior Warden :              Judy Hadden As Middle Warden :              Gary Dixon As Junior Warden :               Mark Norman Huxley The Master, Mr Rick Lowe, led the Court…

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As you will be aware one of the goals for the Guild, as we look to obtain Livery status, is to increase the funds available in the trust to enable us to finance projects that support the development of entrepreneurs and help to bring the opportunities of entrepreneurship to young people. Appreciating that a number…

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As an outward-looking organisation of successful entrepreneurs who are drawn together through their shared experiences of building successful businesses and overcoming challenges, we were not to be out done by the inconvenience of a Global Pandemic when welcoming new Freemen into the fold.  The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 has greatly impacted all the Guild’s social,…

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