IDEAFEST Student Business Idea Competition

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Date of event: 4 July 2014
Event ends: 4 July 2014
Start time: 11:52
End time: 11:52
IDEAFEST Student Business Idea Competition

The Centre for Entrepreneurship (HCfE) at Henley Business School is running a competition open to all students (undergraduate and postgraduate) at the Whiteknights campus  to be held this Summer.  The competition is looking for the best business ideas with finalists being invited to an event where they will present their idea a panel of judges. This event will also launch the Entrepreneurship Club for students, alumni and interested external parties. 

Calling students to submit entries by Thursday 26 June. To submit your entry go to 'Find out more' link'

Enter IDEAFEST and launch your entrepreneurship career 

Pitch your idea for the chance to win £1000 plus mentoring to help you take it to the next stage.

Learn how to build and refine your business idea at a workshop during which you can network with other budding entrepreneurs.

Round 1 - Submit your idea along with a 3 minute video

Ideas will be reviewed by a panel of judges who will select five to go through to the second round.

Round 2 - Finalists will pitch to the panel and audience of peers and faculty members

The winner and runners-up will be announced and cash prizes presented immediately after the judging.

The Student Business Idea Competition is managed by the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Henley Business School and co-founded and sponsored by Pitmans LLP, a highly respected, long-established, locally based legal practice, with a strong record of supporting entrepreneurs.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact Jurek Sikorski by email at or by phone on +44 (0)118 378 8188.

Getting There

Competition schedule

Entries open: Tues 27 May Workshop: Thurs 12 June Entries close: Thurs 26 JuneFinalists announced: Tues 1 July Presentation event:Friday 4 July, 2-5pmEvent LocationUniversity of ReadingWhiteknights CampusRG6 6UD