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 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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.