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2020-21 Enterprise Opportunities

The Student Enterprise Team bring you an array of opportunities this academic year to support your enterprise development and entrepreneurial ambitions. Below you will find inspirational events, challenging competitions, generous funding opportunities and much more!

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2020/2021 Opportunities:

Big Ideas Competition 2021

Big Ideas Competition

The Big Ideas Competition is back! Submit an idea to your faculty for a chance to win £100 or £500 - January 2021

Humanities Freelance Bootcamp

Humanities Freelance Bootcamp

A free afternoon of advice exclusively for Humanities students interested in freelancing and self-employment - Wednesday 3 February

WSA Freelance Bootcamp

WSA Freelance Bootcamp

A free afternoon of advice exclusively for WSA students interested in freelancing and self-employment, offered as part of WSA Careers Week - Wednesday 24 February

Business Basics Series

Business Basics Series

Explore the building blocks of business with this series of engaging talks from expert speakers

Venturefest South

Venturefest South

An online regional interactive conference for innovators, entrepreneurs and investors - September 2021

Catalyst Challenge

Catalyst Challenge

Test your mettle at this annual event in association with the Southampton Science Park - March 2021

Opportunities provided by Future Worlds:

Future Worlds Dragons' Den

Future Worlds Dragons' Den

Future Worlds Dragons’ Den is the most exciting startup event on campus. University of Southampton startups pitch for real cash investment from Future Worlds’ network of angel investors

Future Worlds Founders Cohort

Future Worlds Founders Cohort

Our partners at Future Worlds are offering a premium opportunity to a limited number of founders who are ready to accelerate their startup idea

Other opportunities for enterprising students offered by the University of Southampton:

SotonCodes

Soton_Codes

Soton_Codes is a free digital skills programme run by students, for students, no matter the academic background

Future Worlds Founders Cohort

Future Worlds Founders Cohort

Our partners at Future Worlds are offering a premium opportunity to a limited number of founders who are ready to accelerate their startup idea

Student Innovation Project

Student Innovation Project

Increase your knowledge of the working environment and truly make a real impact on how an existing organisation operates

2019/20 Opportunities:

Future Worlds Dragons' Den 2020

Future Worlds Dragons' Den

Future Worlds Dragons’ Den is the most exciting startup event on campus. University of Southampton startups pitch for real cash investment from Future Worlds’ network of angel investors

3DS

3 Day Startup (3DS)

Intensive training on how to start a business/social enterprise in just 3 days - 16-28 October 2020

100 Big Ideas

100 Big Ideas

Do you have an idea you think is worth sharing? Why not submit it and be in with a chance of winning £100!

Opportunities Fair

Opportunities Fair

Explore the internal opportunities that are intended to enrich your student experience and help you develop skills for the future

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