Innovation & Enterprise


Entrepreneurship impacts and achievements

UCL's thriving entrepreneurial community creates startups that attract millions of pounds of investment, create jobs and spearhead innovation that boosts the UK economy.

Between 2014 and 2023, over 500 new student startup businesses were founded at UCL. Collectively they've raised over £360 million in investment and currently employ over 2,000 people.

Our entrepreneurs' achievements

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Alumni recognised by Forbes

Nineteen UCL alumni and students have earned a place in Forbes’ annual Top 30 Under 30 list of leading entrepreneurs and creatives in Europe.

Rashid Aliyev, co-founder of Stackt

Stackt raises over £1 million

Stackt, co-founded by a UCL alumnus Rashid Aliyev, is an online platform that digitises the entire moving and storage process.

Case studies

Your Juno

Set up by a UCL alumna Margot de Broglie (UCL Economics) and her sister Alexia, the financial education app Your Juno has over 65,000 users and has raised over £2.5 million in investment.

Read more about Your Juno

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Social enterprise startup ZNotes, founded by alumnus Zubair Junjunia (UCL Mathematics), has helped over 5 million students with free revision notes and other online content.

Read more about Znotes

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What we do

We help our students, staff and alumni develop the skills and mindset to think and act like an entrepreneur.

We run workshops, events and courses overseen by experienced entrepreneurs, as well as an incubator programme to help new startups succeed.