If you have a business idea, an early-stage business or you’re launching your freelance career, why not take part in our Venture Pitch 2023 enterprise competition?

Pitches will take place on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 June

You could win your share of £5,000 courtesy of Santander Universities UK and business prizes valued at over £11,000 include a website, business coaching, an iPad, social media coaching, videography package, office space, enterprise grants and more!

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 12 May

Open to undergraduates, postgraduates and graduates of the University of Chester

Book on to the event here, fill in this application form and send us a 500-word business summary and 60 second video pitch to venture@chester.ac.uk.

This event is part of our Venture Programme which is designed to support aspiring entrepreneurs, business owners and freelancers.

Further support: If you’ve not yet got involved with Venture and need to build up the 12 hours of support you need to apply, there are plenty of opportunities to do so! You can find all upcoming events here. You can also access recorded Venture sessions and webinars here, covering everything from Branding on a budget, Social media for business, Cashflow forecasting to Designing a website. After each video, you will need to complete the Video Evaluation Form which can be found here – https://careers.chester.ac.uk/Form.aspx?id=772646

If your question has not been answered, please email venture@chester.ac.uk and the team would be happy to help you. If you would like to speak to one of them about the event or the Venture Programme more generally, they hold Venture Chats over the telephone, Microsoft Teams or in person Book a 15-minute chat here. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain experience in pitching your idea to investors, creating valuable business relationships and taking that first step in making your business dream a reality!

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