Santander Universities 60-Second Pitch Awards
Deadline: 22nd December 2014
The 60 Second Pitch Awards give you and your business (or idea) the chance to win up to £1,500 as well as support and advice from Santander.
What do I need to do? Simply tell us about your business or idea and why you feel you deserve to win in 60 seconds. Remember that people will be voting for their favourite entry so make sure it’s funny, creative or innovate.
Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London
London Accelerator for high-potential tech & gaming UK start-ups
Deadline: 7th Jan 2015
If you’re an
early-stage tech startups revolutionising the Internet of Things,
FinTech, games, machine learning, cybersecurity, enterprise solutions or
creating disruptive consumer apps, we can help turn your startup into a
profitable business. Our 14-week programme is a ‘mini-entrepreneurial
MBA’ that will take you and your startup to the next level..
Barclays Techstars Accelerator
Deadline: 9th Jan 2015
The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, offers a unique programme designed to take your business further.
- First access to a catalogue of Barclays APIs and data
- World-class mentorship from industry experts
- Introductions to the influential Techstars and Barclays networks
- A 13-week programme that could accelerate your business by more than a year
- Full use of The London Escalator
Big Venture Challenge
Deadline: 9am February 3rd 2015
Big Venture Challenge supports ambitious social entrepreneurs with access to finance, business support and powerful connections to help them scale their ventures.
Big Venture Challenge is an intensive 12 month programme that is designed to help you raise external investment (debt or equity) of between £50,000 and £500,000. This means working with you to build a compelling growth story, finding investors, making strategic connections and supporting you as an entrepreneur during the journey.
Mayor of London's Low Carbon Entrepreneur
Deadline: 16th February 2015
The Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize is now open! If you're a London student or recent graduate with an idea to reduce London's energy use and carbon emissions we want to hear from you. We're looking for your ideas to make your London a smarter, cleaner, better place to live and work. Enter your bright idea now to win £20k or a paid internship.
Cleantech Innovate Showcase 2015
Deadline: 6th October for London and 23rd February for Scotland
Now in its third year, the 2015 programme has expanded to include London (12 February) and Glasgow (4 June).
36 companies will present live in London and 25 in Glasgow. Presentations will once again be in industry sectors with accompanying Q&A.
There will be ample opportunity for networking at the lunch and evening reception.
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.