I know many students and local business professional are looking for start-up funding or may know someone who is. Therefore, to help kick-off your Bank Holiday weekend I have listed a couple of start-up support competitions going on at the moment that are open to the public as well as students that may be useful to you or any start-ups or businesses trading for under two years that you know of.
Pitch for £750 cash on 10th of May or spend £3.50 on a bowl of soup, enjoy live music and pitches before voting on which local start-up deserves the cash! Nearly sold out again and a really fun lunch! See here (and attached) for info and tickets. https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/soup
Could your business use 3 months free office space and a £5,000 marketing package? Application deadline 30th of May 2016. See more here and attached https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/start-up-superstars-competition
Travis Perkins Innovation Awards:
Do you have a product innovation that is relevant to the construction industry or do you want to have a go at solving an industry-wide problem? Opportunity to win financial support of up to £10,000, chance to trial an innovative product in any of the 2,000 Travis Perkins Group locations around the UK, business mentoring and commercial support. Deadline for Applications June 30th 2016. For application form and T&Cs, visit www.tpia.co.uk | firstname.lastname@example.org