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30 October 2012: Fit Jobs

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series: Gordon McQuoid
The question underlying Gordon McQuoid’s talk is whether his business, only twelve months old, will be a flyer or not. Jobs in Network, Gordon’s own brand new start-up is the result of an idea he had and parked a long time ago, but never abandoned completely.

29 October 2012: UCL student business reach Varsity Pitch competition semi-finals

Four businesses run by UCL students have reached the semi-finals of the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs’ Varsity Pitch competition.

24 October 2012: UCL hosts Advanced Technology showcase

UCL hosted an Advanced Technology Showcase this week to demonstrate how partnerships between universities and business can help them to grow.

24 October 2012: A niche for the Impossible

Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures: Rich Walker
Rich Walker’s covers “one the sexiest areas” of entrepreneurship you may come across: robotics. He studied Maths at Cambridge, followed up two PhDs and five years ago became Managing Director of his company, Shadow Robot.

23 October 2012: UCL Alumus secures investment for start-up venture

Young entrepreneur and former UCL student Chester Mojay-Sinclare, 23, has secured a six-figure investment for his venture which supports charities with fundraising online.

16 October 2012: Jo Goodson: Unstoppable

Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures
Jo Goodson never wanted to become an entrepreneur- until she discovered she was one. After studying French and German at Bristol University, she became a dancer, did marketing for Broadway musicals, worked in TV companies and multimedia for a few years and found the best business partner, in her words, she could have ever asked for, Andy.

11 October 2012: The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme

UCL is delighted to announce that the next application for The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme is now open. Funded by Goldman Sachs and delivered by UCL, this is a fantastic opportunity for companies wanting to expand and grow.

9 October 2012: UCL research student’s business rides to victory in Dragon’s Den

UCL PhD student Art Stavenka, 26, and his business partner Kiryl Chykeyuk, a PhD student at Oxford University, have secured £90,000 in funding after appearing on BBC2’s Dragon’s Den.

5 October 2012: Journey to the Dragon’s Den

It wasn’t a destination that Art Stavenka, 26, had ever envisaged when his road to entrepreneurship began at UCL: a slot on one of the most watched searches for entrepreneurial talent in the UK, Dragon’s Den.

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