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Date of event: 24 April 2019
Event ends: 24 April 2019
Start time: 14:00
End time: 17:00

Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship are pleased to invite all University of Reading and Henley Business School students to attend the Final of the IDEAFEST Student Business Idea Competition and support the students that will be pitching their business ideas to a panel of judges.

The winner of IDEAFEST will be awarded a cash prize of £1,000 to spend on developing their business idea, with additional prizes of automatic entry to the Henley Start-Up Business Incubator and mentoring from business experts. There are also cash prizes for second and third places and an additional cash prize of another £1,000 for the best innovative idea. On top of this, there is a special China bursary open to full time MBA students for the best idea capable of being commercialised in China. This bursary is sponsored by Savio Kwan, the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Alibaba.

The IDEAFEST Final will be held on 24th April 2019 in room G15 of the Henley Business School building, Whiteknights campus. To register to attend, please click here.

The names of the finalists will be announced closer to the time, after submissions have closed.

To find out more about IDEAFEST, check our website here.

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