Cambridge University Entrepreneurs is the UK's oldest student entrepreneurship society and is known to organize one of the most successful student-led business planning and creation competition in the World. Since 1999, CUE has had over 450 entries and has awarded over £0.5m in seed funding to more than 40 business ideas. These companies have raised more than £33m further funding and are currently valued at more than £42m. Our competitions help you create global companies.
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CU Entrepreneurs 1K training session
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 from 18:30 to 21:30 (GMT)
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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CU Entrepreneurs' £1K Competition
Date and Time: 18:30-21:30 Wednesday, 28 November, 2012
Location: Lecture Room 4 (LR4), Department of Engineering
The £1k Competition represents the next stage of the CUE Business Creation Competition. New competition entrants are welcome. It is not required to have been a 100 word entrant or winner to enter this stage of the contest. To enter the competition you must submit a 1500 word Executive Summary by the 20th of January. To help you write the best possible entry, CUE is running a £1K Competition Training Event on Wednesday, 28th November 2012.
Two of our competition judges, Dr Mike Arnott and DrMartin Clark, will talk about what they want to see in the 1K business creation competition, followed by surgeries with CUE mentors, covering topics including Market research, Finance, Intellectual Property, and Legal, basically everything you need to know at this stage of the competition.
Pizza and drinks will be provided.
Agenda of the evening:
18:00 Arrival and registration
18:30 Sharing by Mike Arnott, Investment Manager (Physical Sciences), Cambridge Enterprise
18:50 Sharing by Martin Clark, Deputy Chief Executive, Future Business
19:15 Introduction to Intellectual Property by Martin Lipscombe, Partner, Nash Matthews
19:30 Surgeries with mentors and experts and networking