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Venture Competition

 

The Venture Competition is an opportunity for Brunel University London students and alumni to develop their entrepreneurial skills and ideas with a chance to win up to £10,000 of start-up funding plus so much more!        

 
Venture Competition WIN up to £10,000
Got a bright idea? Make your business idea a reality… or take it to the next level.
Enter the SOCIAL IMPACT or COMMERCIAL category
  • Up to £10,000 to go towards developing your business idea or taking an existing business to the next level.
  • If you have a successful application, you could also be entered into the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards Competition which could enable you to win up to £25,000 prize money.
  • On-going support and advice from Brunel Innovation Hub
  • 10 of the best competition entrants will get a chance to go on a Venture Bus Crawl 
This competition is open to all Brunel students and alumni.
Both individuals and teams are welcome. 
No business experience necessary!
Download our information pack and take the plunge today!
  • Download our information pack to get the full details!
  • Fill in and submit your application on this online form .
  • Please read the Terms and Conditions before entering.
  • Attend our workshops to find a team-mate or to build your business model
  • Send us a smashing application by 13th Feburary 9:00am !
  • Perfect your pitch at the Pitching Training open to everyone.
  • Use what you learnt at the training to pitch your idea for a spot in the Finals
  • Pitch your idea to a pannel of judges in the Finals. Download our information pack to find out all about it!

    Remember, you can book one-to-one sessions with our Innovation Consultants if you need any help with your application, pitch, or business!
Key Dates
Time / Location
 Key Activity

Wednesday
14th November 2018

 

 Venture Opens

 Wednesday 28th November 2018

BANN FOYER: 2pm - 3.30pm

 Competition Introductions and Networking Workshop 

Find out more about the Venture Competition, ask questions and network over light refreshements.

Wednesday
23rd January 2019

BANN 215

1pm - 4pm

 Business Modelling Workshop

Learn how to complete a business plan through our business model canvas.

Tuesday
29th January 2019

 MCST 158

10am - 1pm

 Business Modelling Workshop

A repeat of the workshop on Wednesday 23rd January just in case you can't make it or would like some more help!

Wednesday
13th February 2019

 9:00am 

Venture Competition Closes

Wednesday
27th February 2019

By Email 

 Finalists for each category announced

Wednesday 6th March 2019

 ESGW 003a

1pm - 4pm

  Open Session Venture Pitch Training

This workshop is open to everyone to attend to learn how to pitch your business idea.

Wednesday 14th March 2019

 TBC

Perfect your Pitch Training for Finalists

Wednesday 20th  March 2019

TBC 

 
Venture Finals

Wednesday
27th March 2019

 TBC

 Award Ceremony

Venture competition winners announcement!