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Venture Competition


The Venture Competition is an opportunity for Brunel University London students and alumni to develop their entrepreneurial skills and ideas with a chance to win up to £10,000 of start-up funding plus so much more!        

Venture Competition WIN up to £10,000
Got a bright idea? Make your business idea a reality… or take it to the next level.
  • Up to £10,000 to go towards developing your business idea or taking an existing business to the next level.
  • If you have a successful application, you could also be entered into the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards Competition which could enable you to win up to £25,000 prize money.
  • Points towards your Brunel+ Award.
  • On-going support and advice from Brunel Innovation Hub

  • 10 of the best competition entrants will get a chance to go on a Venture Bus Crawl 
This competition is open to all Brunel students and alumni.
Both individuals and teams are welcome. 
No business experience necessary!
Download our information pack and take the plunge today!
Download our information pack to get the full details and then submit your application on this online form .
  • Attend our workshops to find a team-mate or to build your business model
  • Send us a smashing application by 21st Feburary 9:00am !
  • Perfect your pitch at the Pitching Training to prepare you for the semi finals.
  • Use what you learnt at the training to pitch your idea for a spot in the Finals
  • Pitch your idea to a pannel of judges in the Finals. Download our information pack to find out all about it!

    Remember, you can book one-to-one sessions with our Innovation Consultants if you need any help with your application, pitch, or business!

Key Dates

Time / Location

 Key Activity

4th December 2017


 Venture Opens

24th January 2018

Michael Sterling Building
- Room 158

 Speed Team Matching Event (4:00-6:00pm) 

7th February

 Lecture Centre
-Room 011

 Venture competition - training workshop before you submit your entry
1:30 -4:00pm 

13th February

 Heinz Wolff Building
-Room 016

Venture competition - training workshop before you submit your entry
10:30am -1:00pm 

21st February


 Venture Competition Closes

28th February

 By Email 

 Announcing Semi-Finalists 

Monday 5th March

 Lecture Centre 010 

Perfect your Pitch Training for Semi Finalists
2:00- 4:00pm 


Wednesday 7th  March


 Semi Finals


21st March


 Venture Finals