New Energy Challenge

2018-07-17

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

2018-07-10

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

South Africa Graduation

2018-07-10

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

2018-07-10

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

2018-05-29

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

2018-05-01

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

2018-04-18

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

2018-04-09

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

2018-03-26

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

2017-12-15

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

2017-12-12

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

2017-11-28

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

2017-11-07

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

2017-10-17

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

2017-10-03

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

2017-07-06

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

2017-06-13

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

2017-05-09

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

2016-11-28

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

2016-07-19

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

2016-07-19

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.