Here's how you could do just that!

A brand-new award scheme is looking for would-be entrepreneurs like you!

If you have a genius concept for your own start-up company or if you have a young business with the great potential – plus passion, drive and enthusiasm- then we want to hear from you! The Ignite Awards 2016 could be just what you need to launch your fab idea and turn it into something REAL! Plus it’s a really easy application process with a set of questions that will take no time at all!

Get started and find more information at the deadline is the 15 April 2016.



Dazzle the judging panel and you might just win a six-month support programme from Time Inc (UK), which will include access to brands, experts and office space, as well as the value to be gained from working alongside one of the largest branded media companies in the world. In addition, you’ll be provided with free access to the Toucan Experience and the company’s network of mentors, and a follow-up article in a relevant Time Inc. (UK) publication, showcasing your winning business idea.


These brand-new awards are open to people from any field of business, who have the drive and enthusiasm to take the seed of a clever idea or young company and turn it into a successful enterprise.

Get started and find more information at the deadline is the 15 April 2016.


The awards are powered by Toucan, the digital platform for early stage entrepreneurs, and Time Inc. (UK), the print and digital company that publishes Woman, Woman’s Own, NME, Marie Claire, Woman&Home and many more amazing titles. The awards will also be supported by the Royal College of Art and Mumsnet.


Sign up and become a Toucan member for free access to The Toucan Academy, a helpful tool that will aid you through the application process. Show us what you’ve got to offer in a one-minute video elevator pitch. It will help you outline a brief business plan with just a few quick and easy questions.


The panel includes Sue James, Editorial Director of Woman&Home magazine, Fiona Dent of Time Inc. (UK), Rasha Khawaja of Toucan, Justine Roberts of Mumsnet, and Nadia Danhash of RCA.


Get started and find more information at the deadline is the 15 April 2016.