Student Business News
25 February 2014: UCL team third in Europe! - TiE International Business Plan Competition!
E-Challenge runner-up, artFix, a UCL student-led business which aims to bring art to the people via ‘High Street’ drop-in centres, has been awarded 3rd place in the European finals of the TiE International Business Plan Competition held in Leuven Belgium on 14 February. More...
UCL student business Bio-bean, a new London based company, is taking waste coffee grounds and turning them into biofuels. Tim Smedley reports in the Guardian. More...
UCL graduate Marcin Piatkowski has raised £180,000 of investment for his new folding electric bike design, Jive Bike. More...
30 September 2013: Are these Britain's best new business ideas?
Turning used coffee grounds into fuel, airmiles for cyclists and toys for children suffering from depression were at the forefront of Britain's biggest business idea competition More...
13 September 2013: The Sport Review Reaches One Million Unique Users in One Month
11 September 2013: Next generation of UCL Bright Ideas Award winners announced
14 August 2013: UCL graduates launch Dibbz with the help of £100,000 investment
29 May 2013: Top award for property sales website in Pakistan
11 April 2013: Lastminute talks lean innovation strategy, plans Tripbod integration after email trial
22 March 2013: Poq Studio in the Financial Times
17 December 2012: Winners of London Entrepreneur’s challenge storm to victory
27 November 2012: UCL students launch Minimanuscript
23 October 2012: UCL Alumus secures investment for start-up venture
9 October 2012: UCL research student’s business rides to victory in Dragon’s Den
5 October 2012: Journey to the Dragon’s Den
13 April 2012: Upstarts can't wait to leave university
9 March 2012: UCL students’ friendly app grows in popularity
7 March 2012: Alumni business gets seal of approval from charity body
27 February 2012: UCLU Volunteering Services Unit helps UCL alumni social enterprise spread the word
7 February 2012: CharityCheckout.co.uk is now offering all its customers the ability to accept V PAY from Visa
16 January 2012: UCL alumnus breathes fire in Malaysia’s ‘Dragon’s Den’