Author Archives for Emily Carlill

I thought of the idea for carwow at my parents’ kitchen table! A new car is the second biggest purchase many people will make in their life, after a house, yet the process has largely gone unchanged for the past 100 years. Despite the internet bringing travel, housing, and all other large purchases into the modern age, new car buying still involved customers having to travel around to multiple dealerships and haggle face-to-face with salespeople while still not knowing if they were getting a good deal. I set out to fix this.

On Wednesday 25th February, the Leeds Enterprise Centre welcomed four entrepreneurs, including business founders and company directors, to talk about the relevance of business plans in the creation of new ventures. Each panel member spoke about their experiences in setting up their own businesses and the importance of business planning.

Love Me Sew Following on from The Pitch - Part 1, where I told you about my start up business Love Me Sew; applying and being chosen as a finalist in the Start Up Britain's Pitch Up Scheme, we traveled to London for the day of the pitch...