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Language entrepreneur wins £20,000 - The founder of an online social community for language learners is the first winner of the £20,000 Aberystwyth University InvEnterPrize student competition.
The InventerPrize student competition offers an opportunity to stimulate new ideas for products or services, from Aberystwyth students, that can be developed into successful businesses.
There is a single prize comprising up to £20,000 worth of support for the winning business, including:
- Business Start-up Support and costs
- Technical mentoring
- Intellectual Property protection ... and much more!
The prize will be awarded to the business idea (product or service), which is judged to have the best combination of sales/turnover/profit potential, innovation, business/commercial awareness of the applicant and commitment of the applicant to setting up a new venture.
The competition is open to Aberystwyth University students (undergraduate and post-graduate) who are registered during the period of September 2012 and May 2013 and who are interested in turning their idea for a product or service into a new business venture. Applications are encouraged from both individuals and from teams.
How to Enter
Review the terms and conditions and complete the application form below:
Applications should be completed and submitted by midday on Friday 1st February 2013.
Submitted entries will be reviewed and shortlisted during February. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to “pitch” their business ideas to a panel of judges in a “Dragons Den” style interview on Monday 11th March 2013. More about the judges here
Need assistance with your application?
If you have any questions about the competition that haven’t been answered in the documents above then please don’t hesitate to contact:
Tony Orme – Enterprise Manager, CCS - firstname.lastname@example.org – 01970 622203 – 07773 471245
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The competition is financed by the Annual Fund through the Development and Alumni Relations Office, organised by the Commercialisation and Consultancy Services Department (CCS) and supported by both the Students Union and the Careers Service.