Global Venture Labs Investment Competition
May 7-9, 2015 | AT&T Conference Center | Austin, TX
The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition, the Super Bowl of Investment Competitions, is the premier world-wide investment competition. Forty teams from around the world will gather in Austin, Texas from May 7-9, 2015 to compete for the title of Global Champion, which includes $75,000 in cash and prizes and the right to close the NASDAQ in Times Square.
In addition to the Global Champion, over half of the participating teams will take home cash prizes totaling an additional $50,000. The 2015 competition also features an expanded Wells Fargo Clean Energy Challenge, with the winner taking home a $20,000 cash.
For 2015, there are two ways for University College London students to participate: Affiliated Competitions and Open Berth.
Any team that wins an Affiliated Competition receives an automatic berth in the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition.
To participate via the Open Berth process, teams must submit an application by February 27, 2015. The Open Berth process is open to schools from around the world, including those that are applying to or already participating in an Affiliated Competition.
Open Berth applications must first be approved by a UCL Advances’ business advisor. Contact email@example.com
2015 Rice Business Plan Competition
Deadline: 27 February 2015 at Noon (CST)
Largest and Richest Student Startup Competition! Apply today to win
more than $1 million at the 2015 RBPC – Open to All Graduate Students at
any University; 42 universities from around the world will pitch their
startups to over 275 investors & other judges at Rice University.
Camden Business Awards 2015
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Deadline: 2 March 2015
This award is open to all Camden based business owners aged 30 years or younger who have launched their business in the last three years and can demonstrate one or more of the following criteria:
- Exceptional business acumen
- Innovation in terms of products or ways of working
- Consistent business growth
Emerging Technologies Competition 2015
Deadline: 16 March 2015
The Emerging Technologies Competition helps turn promising ideas into commercial reality.
Are you working on cutting-edge chemistry-based technology in healthcare, energy & sustainability or materials science? Join our annual innovation competition for an opportunity to showcase your idea and receive support from our industry experts.
We welcome ideas at any stage of development and from all across Europe. There is no cost to participate in the competition, and you will retain full control and ownership of your idea.
UK Varsity Startup Challenge
Deadline: May 2015
The UK Varsity Startup Challenge is a programme designed to help support and promote startups and innovation in universities across the UK.
The UVSC programme lasts 8 months and includes online marketing & educational events, a selection process where we aim to review hundreds of startups, and a Pop Up Lab during the summer through which we select a 2015 winner.
IE Venture Day London
IE Business School invites all budding entrepreneurs
to submit their ideas to pitch at the IE Venture Day in association with
the UKTI in London on June 5th 2014 at Wayra Academy.
It’s an amazing opportunity to present your start-up and network with the “who's who” of investors, mentors and successful entrepreneurs. To add to that a chance to win great prizes to take your business idea to the next level!
Compete in the 15th Annual Global Social Venture Competition to Accelerate Your Idea
Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) provides aspiring
entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to
transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world
impact. In 2013, GSVC received 650 entries from nearly 40 countries.
CGI U 2014 Campus Representative Application
UCL has joined the ranks of leading international universities who are part of the Clinton Global Initiative University.
The initiative – which builds on the model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to tackle global challenges – was launched in 2007 to nurture and support the next generation of leaders who are part of universities around the world.
As part of the initiative, UCL Advances
– the university’s centre for entrepreneurship – is seeking students to
apply to become CGI U Campus representatives, with the two chosen
having the opportunity to travel to the CGI annual meeting, which this
year is being held in Arizona State University in Phoenix.
London Entrepreneurs' Challenge
The E-Challenge is a series of workshops and business plan competition designed to introduce participants to fundamental business concept.
Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards
Deadline: monthly - you've got until midnight on the last day of each month to enter the awards
The CleanTech Challenge is an international business
plan competition for innovative clean technology product ideas. It
brings together business and technical students to create viable start-ups. Teams compete over three rounds for the £10,000 prize,
awarded at the two-day Bootcamp finals in London. Entrants are mentored
by industry experts from the cleantech, entrepreneurial and related
China UK Challenge
The China-UK Challenge aims to encourage
new business ventures between China and the United Kingdom and is
intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting
start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms.