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Five inventions that could change the world

Beth Kume-Holland first started Patchwork Hub in 2019 because of her own experience trying to find work with her disability and chronic health conditions, as well as her experiences in her disability advocacy work.

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Award-winning entrepreneur celebrated at House of Lords

London-based Patchwork Hub founder and CEO, Beth Kume-Holland, was invited to a special reception at the House of Lords on Monday, to be recognised for their successes and achievements as a small business owner...

An interview with Beth Kume-Holland, CEO and founder of Patchwork Hub

The past 18 months have shaken the traditional idea of a 9 to 5 working week. With this in mind, you would think that the pandemic might have reduced the UK’s disability employment gap. Unfortunately, the opposite is true...

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The disabled-led talent platform selected as one of UK's top 100 small businesses

Beth Kume-Holland and her disabled-led talent platform, Patchwork Hub, have been chosen as one of the UK's top 100 small businesses...

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Founders with disabilities using technology for good

Announcing 2Gether-International and Google for Startups tech cohort for the prestigious inaugural global accelerator programme...

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Fitting the pieces together

The pandemic has shown us that remote working works. People with disabilities and chronic illnesses have long been best placed to be highly productive in this kind of work, but for too long they have been excluded from employment by barriers in conventional practices. Now, as we enter the ‘new normal’, Beth Kume-Holland is looking to change this...

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Patchwork Hub announced No.1 of Top 17 Disability Startups

Founder Beth Kume-Holland tops list as Patchwork Hub is announced ‘Top Disability startup for 2021'...

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Patchwork Hub awarded 'Highly Commended SME'

Patchwork Hub receives positive press after winning Business Disability Forum's Highly Commended SME Award, alongside winners such as Microsoft, Unilever and KPMG.

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Patchwork Hub as finalists of Google’s global pitch contest

Six founders with disabilities made it to the finals to showcase their innovative tech startups and compete for a chance to win seed funding, where Beth was voted 'Audience Favourite' Award Winner.

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Young Innovators Look to Change the World

Beth Kume-Holland is selected as a 2021/22 recipient of the UK Government's competitive Young Innovators Award.

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Why the Paralympics was vital viewing for entrepreneurs

Michelle Ovens CBE writes about a phenomenal group who, often by virtue of their circumstances, over-index on key business skills like tenacity, problem-solving and flexibility.

Beth speaks at London Tech Week

The largest European tech festival uniting tech and talent in a world class hub of innovation. Beth speaks about importance of SDGs as London Regional Finals Winner of the UK's premier startup competition, F Factor.

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EWOR Success Story

'Soon after the Beth's fellowship, Beth's startup was named one of the most promising startups in the United Kingdom and highest ranked startup in Europe in the Global Inclusion Forum.'

5 minutes with... photo of Beth smiling at camera.

5 minutes with... Beth Kume-Holland

Q+A with Beth Kume-Holland, disabled business owner and founder of Patchwork Hub

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Beth Kume-Holland Receives Prestigious Kennedy Scholarship for Harvard University

Beth Kume-Holland has been awarded the highly competitive Kennedy Scholarship, which funds postgraduate study at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).