Five Malaysian Entrepreneurs Win a Combined RM75,000

Sep 17, 2019

The Sarawak Shell LiveWIRE entrepreneurs went head-to-head in a pitch competition.

Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad & Tobago Positions Entrepreneurs Before Investors

Sep 16, 2019

Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad & Tobago’s exclusive Investor Day event brought together eight entrepreneurs and eight investors.

Shell LiveWIRE UK Crowns New Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Jul 11, 2019

Shell LiveWIRE UK awards Charlie Guy with £25,000 in equity-free funding for his business LettUs Grow.

Seven Intilaaqah KSA Entrepreneurs Receive a Combined 10 Million SR

Jul 08, 2019

The four businesses and three startups secured these interest free loans after completing the Intilaaqah KSA programme. 

Shell InventaGIOVANI Launchs 10th Round

Jul 01, 2019

At a two-day event, Shell InventaGIOVANI celebrated both past successes and future potential. 

Shell Kazakhstan Wins Prestigious Award for Driving Job Growth & Economic Diversification

Jun 17, 2019

Shell LiveWIRE Kazakhstan’s outstanding achievements led to Shell Kazakhstan winning the AmCham Award.

Meet the Finalists Competing for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

May 29, 2019

These six Shell LiveWIRE UK entrepreneurs now have the chance to take home £25,000.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Brings Entrepreneurs and Investors Together

May 29, 2019

Thirty Shell LiveWIRE entrepreneurs were invited to attend this exclusive event and meet potential investors. 

Iniciativa Jovem Entrepreneurs Meet with Shell’s CEO

May 16, 2019

Ben van Beurden joined a conversation circle with Shell LiveWIRE’s entrepreneurs during his trip to Brazil.

Energiestro: Using Concrete to Power the World

May 14, 2019

With their innovative concrete flywheel, this Shell LiveWIRE France entrepreneur has developed a sustainable, affordable way to store solar power.

Shell LiveWIRE Indonesia Celebrates First Energy Solutions Cohort

May 13, 2019

Twelve energy-focused enterprises completed a three-month bootcamp with three taking home prize funding.

Iniciativa Jovem Brings Innovative Minds Together for LiveWIRE Weekend

May 07, 2019

Brazil’s LiveWIRE programme uses this startup weekend to identify its 2019 cohort.

Two Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia Entrepreneurs Team Up with Shell Retail

Apr 17, 2019

Tipois Stingless Bee Honey and Uncle Green Pesticide-Free Lettuce are now selling their goods in a Shell Select Store in Lutong.

Shell LiveWIRE France Brings Safety and Innovation Together

Apr 17, 2019

Shell LiveWIRE entrepreneur Immersive Factory demonstrates its solution at Shell France’s Safety Day event.

Shell Tameer Supports Women-Led Enterprises

Mar 19, 2019

Fourteen women-led startups participated in mentoring circles for International Women’s Day.

Shell LiveWIRE Brunei Launches Agropreneur Programme

Mar 04, 2019

Shell LiveWIRE Brunei and IBTE have signed an MoU to develop AgroBiz Padi Agropreneur.

Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad & Tobago Graduates First Cohort

Feb 07, 2019

Sixteen graduates received training and monthly master classes. Post programme, the graduates can expect access to investors, export consultation, mentorship and more.

Shell Intilaaqah Oman Launches iClub

Feb 01, 2019

Shell Intilaaqah’s new alumni club brings entrepreneurs together to network and share lessons learned.

Brazilian LiveWIREs receive R$ 47.5k start-up funding boost

Dec 19, 2018

Ten start-ups supported by Shell LiveWIRE Iniciativa Jovem have shared in start-up funding totalling R$ 47.5k (US $12,130).

Sabahan start-ups receive RM 50k Shell LiveWIRE funding boost

Nov 27, 2018

Five entrepreneurs from Sabah have each received a US $2,380 seed grant from Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia to kick-start their fledgling businesses.

UN states entrepreneurship central to improvements in the developing world

Nov 27, 2018

The UN’s Least Developed Countries Report, Entrepreneurship for Structural Transformation: Beyond Business as Usual, stated, “At the centre of radical economic change is transformational entrepreneurship.”

New report reveals the UK receives most European early-stage funding

Nov 13, 2018

The UK receives the greatest amount of early-stage funding in Europe, according to new tech.eu report.

South African LiveWIREs increase turnover by up to 500%

Nov 13, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE start-ups in South Africa report an increase in turnover of 70 to 500%, according to an evaluation of the programme.

Shell Tameer Rewards Energy and Water Innovators

Oct 30, 2018

Shell Tameer hosts DICE Shark event, funding five innovative businesses with $1,870.

MENA Billionaires are Self-made Innovators

Oct 30, 2018

A new report has revealed 75% of MENA billionaires are self-made innovator entrepreneurs.

Trinidadian Entrepreneurs Press Accelerator

Oct 18, 2018

Eighteen entrepreneurs are set to accelerate their businesses as the first participants of the Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad & Tobago programme.

Social status of entrepreneurs grows in KSA

Oct 02, 2018

Social status of entrepreneurs grows in KSA

Shell LiveWIRE Kazakhstan’s ‘Marathon of Success’ inspires entrepreneurial ambitions

Oct 02, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE Kazakhstan’s ‘Marathon of Success’ inspires entrepreneurial ambitions

One in three UK small businesses not driven by profit

Sep 18, 2018

A new survey has revealed that over one third of UK small businesses are not driven by profit.

Five start-ups receive $155k from LiveWIRE Brunei

Sep 18, 2018

Five start-ups are set to grow after receiving funding totalling $155k.

Lack of guidance named a key barrier to South African entrepreneurship

Sep 04, 2018

Lack of guidance named a key barrier to South African entrepreneurship

Shell LiveWIRE Brazil launches energy solutions accelerator

Sep 04, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE Brazil has launched its new Energy Initiative to accelerate the development of start-ups providing solutions within the energy sector.

UK named world leader for strength of trade infrastructure

Jul 31, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad and Tobago explores entrepreneurial potential within key value chains, and to introduce the programme to industry leaders and entrepreneurs.

Exploring new industries through Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad & Tobago

Jul 31, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE Trinidad and Tobago explores entrepreneurial potential within key value chains, and to introduce the programme to industry leaders and entrepreneurs.

New Energy Challenge

Jul 17, 2018

Applications are now open, until 23 July, for Shell’s New Energy Challenge, the competition for European start-ups offering innovative, low-carbon energy solutions.

Shell LiveWIRE France selects its 5 start-ups

Jul 17, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE France has held a special pitch event to select the five innovative start-ups that it will be working with over the next nine months.

Shell Boosts French Motorists

Jul 10, 2018

Shell France is partnering with Shell LiveWIRE France start-up MonMécanicien to build together the automotive after-sales world of tomorrow.

South Africa Graduation

Jul 10, 2018

Seven young entrepreneurs, each aligned with Shell’s value chain, have graduated from the latest Shell LiveWIRE South Africa enterprise development programme.

Shell Indonesia provides Greenna future

Jul 10, 2018

Shell Indonesia has commissioned LiveWIRE supported business Greenna to provide waste management solutions centred in Bekasi as part of its fenceline community development programme.

Shell LiveWIRE Showcases its 21 Innovator Finalists

Jul 10, 2018

Twenty-one businesses from nine countries have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards, a collaboration with Shell Retail.

Shell Intilaaqah Oman wins prestigious award for best educational initiative

Jun 02, 2018

Shell Intilaaqah Oman has won a prestigious award for Best Educational Initiative at the recent Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony hosted by the Sultanate’s Public Authority for SME Development, Riyada.

Shell LiveWIRE Brazil holds selection weekend

May 29, 2018

Shell Iniciativa Jovem, the LiveWIRE programme in Brazil, has held a special entrepreneurial challenge weekend to select the 80 candidates who will benefit from the programme’s start-up support services during 2018.

Livestock feed innovator wins US $33.9k top Shell LiveWIRE UK award

May 15, 2018

Douglas Martin of MiAlgae has scooped £25,000 (US $33,900) and the prestigious UK ‘Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ title, at the Shell Enterprise Development Awards in London.

Shell LiveWIRE launches in Kazakhstan

May 01, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE has launched in Kazakhstan to provide enterprise training and business support to both aspiring and existing entrepreneurs with the potential for innovation, and possible inclusion in the country’s Oil and Gas supply chain.

Shell LiveWIRE UK announces its final six

Apr 18, 2018

The six young businesses that will compete for a top prize of £25k (US $35k) and the title ‘Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year’, on 10th May, have been announced by Shell LiveWIRE UK.

Shell LiveWIRE France launch supports energy and mobility start-ups

Apr 09, 2018

Shell LiveWIRE launched in France this week to support the development, and acceleration, of innovative start-ups in the energy and mobility sectors. The programme - a partnership between Shell France and Paris&Co, France’s largest business incubator - will provide entrepreneurs with a customised package of enterprise support, and the ambition to include some of the start-ups within Shell France’s value chain.

Shell Intilaaqah launches in Kuwait

Mar 26, 2018

Shell Intilaaqah, the name for the LiveWIRE programme in the Middle East, has launched in Kuwait following the signing of an MoU between the country’s National Fund for SME Development and Shell Kuwait.

Shell LiveWIRE Brazil Wins Top World Business Incubator Award

Mar 15, 2018

Shell Iniciativa Jovem has been named the top university-linked business incubator in Latin America, and number 3 in the world.

Shell Intilaaqah MoU boosts female entrepreneurship in KSA

Mar 13, 2018

Female entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia has received a major boost thanks to the signing of an MoU between Shell Intilaaqah KSA and Al Rajhi humanitarian foundation.

Green manufacturer’s US $500k boost from LiveWIRE trade programme

Feb 27, 2018

A pioneer of green manufacturing in Brunei has secured a US $500k business boost thanks to her participation in Shell LiveWIRE’s international business development programme Let’s Go Trade (LGT).

Shell staff provide mentoring boost for Argentinian LiveWIREs

Jan 31, 2018

Desafío Joven, the Shell LiveWIRE programme in Argentina, enables its new entrepreneurs to receive the specialist business support from Shell employees that they need to strengthen and grow their start-up companies.

Success is sealed for LiveWIRE Brazil’s sustainable start-ups

Jan 23, 2018

90 start-ups assisted by Shell LiveWIRE in Brazil have been awarded the programmes’ prestigious ‘Sustainable Development Seal’, acknowledging that they are economically and environmentally sustainable.

LiveWIRE entrepreneur secures US $24m contract with Shell Brunei

Jan 17, 2018

A local young entrepreneur, supported by LiveWIRE Brunei, has grown his business to secure a US $24m contract with Shell Brunei.

Shell Nigeria provides N28m funding boost for energy innovators and future job creators

Jan 16, 2018

Shell Nigeria has awarded a total of N28 million (US $77.3k) in funding between three entrepreneurs running energy solutions businesses, and 65 young entrepreneurs behind new start-ups, from a diverse range of other business sectors, with the potential to create meaningful employment opportunities in the Niger Delta.

Shell LiveWIRE hosts global innovation masterclass

Dec 15, 2017

Shell LiveWIRE were proud to host a masterclass for programme managers, partners and alumni of this year’s Top Ten Innovators and Let’s Go Trade initiatives, bringing together the global LiveWIRE community.

Shell LiveWIRE Bazaar promotes Bruneian entrepreneurship

Dec 15, 2017

120 young entrepreneurs have been given a unique opportunity to test the public’s reaction to their start-ups courtesy of a special bazaar organised by LiveWIRE Brunei.

LiveWIREs develop international business opportunities

Dec 12, 2017

Innovative entrepreneurs in the clean energy and security surveillance sectors are among the latest Shell LiveWIRE alumni to have undertaken international trade visits that will potentially open up new markets and accelerate innovation within their businesses, as part of Shell LiveWIRE’s Let’s Go Trade programme.

Shell LiveWIRE funding powers Sarawakian start-ups

Dec 12, 2017

Five young entrepreneurs from Sarawak have each won RM 15,000 (US $3,600) in start-up funding from Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia to turn their business dreams into reality.

On Top of the World

Nov 28, 2017

Five global music artists have come together to create a new music video to celebrate five initiatives providing access to cleaner energy, as part of Shell’s #makethefuture campaign.

Shell, bio-bean and coffee-drinkers collaborate to help power London’s buses

Nov 16, 2017

In the latest chapter of Make the Future, Shell is collaborating with LiveWIRE alumnus bio-bean and coffee-drinkers to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.

Shell LiveWIRE programme launched in Trinidad and Tobago

Nov 14, 2017

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 marked the launch of a Shell LiveWIRE programme by Shell Trinidad & Tobago.

LiveWIRE trade boost for sustainable housing and furniture entrepreneurs

Nov 07, 2017

Young entrepreneurs in the sustainable housing and furniture manufacturing sectors are among the latest Shell LiveWIRE alumni to have undertaken international trade visits that will potentially open up new markets and accelerate innovation within their businesses, as part of Shell LiveWIRE’s Let’s Go Trade programme.

Female LiveWIREs scoop top Shell Iniciativa Jovem Awards in Rio

Oct 31, 2017

Three female entrepreneurs have scooped the top three Brazil LiveWIRE enterprise awards at the Shell Iniciativa Jovem business fair in Rio de Janeiro.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria’s N25.2m funding for young Ogoni start-ups

Oct 23, 2017

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria has awarded a total of N24 million (US $66.2k) in business start-up funding to 60 budding young entrepreneurs from Ogoniland who have successfully completed its enterprise development programme.

Malaysian start-ups win Shell LiveWIRE funding

Oct 23, 2017

Five young entrepreneurs from Sabah have each won RM 10,000 (US $2,360) in start-up funding from Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia to turn their business dreams into reality.

Glass and composting innovators gain LiveWIRE boost

Oct 17, 2017

Innovative entrepreneurs in the stained glass and community composting sectors are among those to have undertaken international trade visits that will potentially open up new markets and accelerate innovation within their businesses, thanks to the latest Shell LiveWIRE Let’s Go Trade programme.

Shell Brasil managers talk innovation

Oct 03, 2017

Two managers from Shell Brasil have led a special session on innovation for 21 young entrepreneurs participating in the 2017 Shell Iniciativa Jovem programme; the Shell LiveWIRE initiative in Brazil.

Energy storage innovator wins UK’s Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sep 03, 2017

Carlton Cummins of Aceleron has scooped £30,000 (US $37,000) in equity-free funding to help develop his technology, which aims to tackle battery waste by transforming end-of-life batteries into energy storage solutions.

Shell LiveWIRE alumni share their entrepreneurial journeys

Jul 18, 2017

Five inspirational alumni shared their entrepreneurial journeys in a special panel discussion to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Shell LiveWIRE at the recent Shell #makethefuture Accelerator event in London.

Innovative LiveWIREs start to go and trade

Jul 06, 2017

A new wave of young entrepreneurs, supported by Shell LiveWIRE programmes around the world, are embarking on international trade visits that will potentially open up new markets and accelerate innovation within their businesses.

Shell Intilaaqah Oman to support solar SMEs

Jun 27, 2017

Shell Intilaaqah will provide enterprise development support to solar SMEs that are tendering with Shell Oman in a pilot project to install solar power into schools.

Shell Intilaaqah MoU boosts female entrepreneurship

Jun 20, 2017

Female entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia has received a major boost thanks to the signing of an MoU between Shell Intilaaqah and King Salman Social Centre (KSSC).

Shell LiveWIRE launches 35 year video

Jun 13, 2017

Shell LiveWIRE has launched a special video to mark 35 years of supporting the development of innovative young entrepreneurs who are driving economic growth, and powering human progress.

LiveWIRE’s solar umbrella shines at Make the Future

May 23, 2017

Shell LiveWIRE solar energy innovator, Insolar, recently teamed up with Shell at Make the Future Detroit to launch its unique solar umbrella and inspire the next generation of bright energy solutions.

Shell Intilaaqah Oman fuels over 200 bright business ideas

May 15, 2017

Over 200 young entrepreneurs have been helped to develop ideas to start their own businesses thanks to Shell Intilaaqah Oman’s Bright Ideas enterprise awareness programme.

Nigerian LiveWIREs linked to $800k growth fund

May 09, 2017

Twenty-eight young entrepreneurs, with the ambition to scale-up their businesses, have taken part in a special Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria enterprise development workshop to enable them to access some of the $800k available in growth funding from SME financier, GroFin.

International trade boost for LiveWIRE alumni

Mar 23, 2017

LiveWIRE alumni are set to receive a boost to their export ambitions thanks to the relaunch of Shell LiveWIRE’s ‘Let’s Go Trade’ international trade programme.

Shell Tameer provides entrepreneurial boost for Shell’s value chain

Mar 09, 2017

Shell Tameer, the LiveWIRE programme in Pakistan, has successfully piloted a special initiative to develop a talent pipeline of skilled entrepreneurs who are aligned with Shell’s value chain.

South African LiveWIRE entrepreneur becomes Shell supplier

Dec 12, 2016

Thabitha Malinga, a recent graduate of the Shell LiveWIRE South Africa enterprise development programme, has developed an employee wellness initiative which has become part of Shell South Africa’s supply chain.

Nine UK start-ups that are engineering the future

Nov 28, 2016

Shell LiveWIRE UK has highlighted nine start-ups that are helping to engineer a smarter future for the UK. The programme showcased the businesses, which include companies focused on smart energy and food waste reduction, in one of its blogs to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week, to celebrate innovation and young entrepreneurs.

Brazilian LiveWIREs benefit from prestigious US young entrepreneur leadership programme

Nov 09, 2016

Three young entrepreneurs from the Shell LiveWIRE programme in Brazil have taken part in a prestigious young leader and entrepreneurship programme, backed by President Obama.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria rewards young Ogoni entrepreneurs

Nov 01, 2016

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria has awarded a total of N25 million (US $77.9k) in business start-up funding to 50 budding young entrepreneurs from Ogoniland who have successfully completed its enterprise development programme.

Clean energy innovator develops business opportunities in China through Let's Go Trade

Oct 18, 2016

Shell LiveWIRE alumni Capture Mobility take advantage of Shell LiveWIRE’s ‘Let’s Go Trade’ international trade development programme.

Health conscious businesses scoop main Shell Iniciativa Jovem Awards

Oct 18, 2016

Young businesses focused on healthy eating scooped the top awards at the recent Shell Iniciativa Jovem business fair in Rio de Janeiro.

Young entrepreneurs graduate from Shell LiveWIRE South Africa programme

Oct 18, 2016

Nine young entrepreneurs have graduated from the second Shell LiveWIRE South Africa enterprise development programme, and already one of the businesses has been identified as having the potential to become part of Shell’s supply chain.

Shell Malaysia Chairman mentors two LiveWIRE entrepreneurs

Oct 18, 2016

Two young LiveWIRE entrepreneurs recently received a significant boost for the development of their fledgling businesses in the form of an exclusive mentoring session with Shell Malaysia’s Chairman, Datuk Iain Lo.

New Shell video celebrates LiveWIRE Malaysia pilot success

Oct 04, 2016

A new video has been produced by Shell to celebrate the success of the LiveWIRE Malaysia 2015 pilot programme and to mark the launch of the programme’s expansion for 2016/17.

Shell Tameer’s ‘Build the Future’ campaign funds first wave of start ups

Jul 19, 2016

A special campaign by Shell Tameer, the Shell LiveWIRE programme in Pakistan, has provided start up funding totaling PKR 3.2m (US $30,000) to 11 new enterprises that have successfully graduated from the ‘Build the Future’ programme.

Shell Intilaaqah Oman signs MoU to encourage student entrepreneurship

Jul 19, 2016

Supporting Omani school students to gain entrepreneurial skills

Shell signs MoU with Royal Commission to boost entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia

Jul 19, 2016

Shell has signed a ground-breaking MoU with the Royal Commission in Yanbu to give young talented entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia (KSA) a once in a lifetime opportunity to turn their business dreams into a reality.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria rewards its young entrepreneurs

Jul 19, 2016

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria has awarded a total of N15 million (US $75,200) in funding to 21 young entrepreneurs who have successfully completed its 2015 enterprise development programme. Each received funding ranging from N500,000 (US $2,500) to N1,000,000 (US $5,000) to enable them to start-up and grow their own businesses.

Shell LiveWIRE Indonesia rewards its outstanding young entrepreneurs

Jul 19, 2016

Shell LiveWIRE Indonesia has presented its ninth annual ‘Business Start-Up Awards’ to four outstanding young innovative entrepreneurs. This year, ten businesses made it through to the national final, with business ideas ranging from banana chips to handmade wooden toys, and mozzarella cheese to stylish exercise furniture for household cats.

Robotic care for the elderly scoops top LiveWIRE Netherlands award

Jul 19, 2016

An innovative young entrepreneur behind robotic technology that enables elderly people to live independently for longer has scooped the top prize at the 2015 LiveWIRE Netherlands awards.

Shell LiveWIRE UK business behind Africa's first player powered football pitch

Jul 19, 2016

An innovative young entrepreneur, who has received support from the Shell LiveWIRE programme in the UK, has provided the technology behind Africa’s first player powered community football pitch.