If you have a well developed business idea and you're ready to
go, or if you have already launched a new business or social
enterprise, enter NEW VENTURES and you could win a
£10,000 cash prize to help you on your way!
NEW VENTURES will help accelerate your plan for
a business or social enterprise and help unleash the full potential
of your idea. Previous winners and entrants of our competition have
gone on to be offered investment on BBC's Dragon's Den, secure
significant funding elsewhere, and are continuing to grow their
New Ventures can be where it all starts for you!
Prizes: 1st - £10,000 cash, 2nd - £5,000
cash, 3rd - £1,000 cash!
NEW AWARD FOR 2014-15: "Best Idea for
Commercialising your research", sponsored by Enterprise Campus.
Prize: £2500 and additional support from Enterprise Campus.
NEW VENTURES 2014-15 is now live! For
full information on how to enter, download the
competition guidelines. Your complete entry (business
entry form) must be received by Thursday 29th January
Please note that to be eligible for the "Best Idea for
Commercialising your Research" award, entrants have to be current
postgraduate students studying at a university in Scotland.
The winners of the 2013-14 NEW VENTURES competition were
announced at the SIE Student Enterprise Summit on March 19th
The winners were:
You can see official photography from the summit on our Facebook page. Recordings of the speaker
sessions and some special behind-the-scenes videos are available on
our Youtube channel.