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5 Jan 2016

It’s time to Launch-it! with our business ideas competition

Applications for this year’s business competition are now being accepted.

Launched in 2002, Launch-it! (formerly known as Think BIG) has received over 550 applications and has presented more than 60 big cash prizes to student and graduate businesses.

Previous winners have gone on to launch successful business ventures.

Creative agency a dozen eggs specialise in branding and design for a variety of clients including Shoe Zone, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the University.

Rate My Placement has helped thousands of UK students choose their placements and boost their employability.

Triathlon brand Zone3 – now sold in 15 countries worldwide – has grown an enviable reputation for high-quality, competitively priced products.

For your chance to enter the competition and win up to £3,000 all you need to do is submit a 90-second pitch selling us your business idea.

So, if you have a winning business idea, but lack the funds to get it off the ground, let us help you to Launch-it!

It’s a great way to:

  • Kick-start your business
  • Receive business advice and support
  • Gain experience of pitching to potential investors
  • Gain publicity and recognition

Find out more and download the application pack from the Launch-it! website.

Application deadline – midnight on Sunday 7 February 2016