Varsity Pitch Competition
Deadline 18 October 2014
The Varsity Pitch Competition is the UK’s premiere pitching competition for student and graduate entrepreneurs. The winners of seven industry heats come together at the Grand Final to compete for a £10,000 cash prize. Every year the Varsity Pitch continues to grow, in 2014 we anticipate more than 300 young entrepreneurs will enter!
Win an iPad with UCL Advances!
Here at UCL Advances (UCL's centre for entrepreneurship and enterprise) we are here to help you on your journey whether you want to gain the skills to start a business, stand out amongst the crowd when applying for jobs or just want to explore your options. We're kicking off the year by giving you the opportunity to win an iPad!
Cleantech Innovate Showcase 2015
Deadline: 6 October for London and 23 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.
Challenge momondo and WIN €5,000
Deadline for all presentation submissions: October 31 2014
global travel brand momondo launches TRAVELLENGE, an international
Student Case Competition that aims to bring young talents from all over
the world together to create new ideas for the rapidly growing digital
travel industry. A certified Master Class, 5000 EUR and a unique chance
to network with marketing professionals is all up for grabs for the
PolyU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Student Challenge (GSC)
Deadline 31 October 2014
The challenge is organised by PolyU in Hong Kong. It is a business plan competition for creative talents to showcase their business flair and is a unique platform for international academic, cultural and professional exchanges. If you are a full-time university undergraduate or a senior secondary school student, it is a unique opportunity to turn your ideas into innovative products or services, explore your innovative and entrepreneurial potential, obtain exposure to the real business world and expand your professional and social network.
- Download PolyU Innovation & Entrepreneurship GSC leaflet
- Find out more about the PolyU Innovation & Entrepreneurship GSC
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.