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What’s on? Global Entrepreneurship Week with Enterprise!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest annual campaign to promote entrepreneurship, and we’re celebrating the occasion by hosting a number of events, including a start-up fair, an Insights evening with Sharon Foulston and a 24-hour social enterprise challenge! 

Thursday 19th November – The Enterprise Start-up Fair & Insights with Sharon Foulston

  • 1pm – 5.30pm – Start-Up Fair and Social Media Workshop

This year our Enterprise Start-Up Fair will welcome a number of organisations to introduce their services and provide you with information to help develop an entrepreneurial mind-set or support you in starting your own business, such as; Enterprise Nation, Shell LiveWIRE, Santander, Kingston Entrepreneurs Society, IQ in IT, and many more! The event will give you the chance to:

  • Attend the workshop on how to use social media successfully;
  • Network with like-minded people and share ideas;
  • Meet organisations that provide support for start-up businesses;
  • 5.30pm – 8pm – Insights – ‘Mind your own Business’ with Sharon Foulston

As the grand finale to our Start-Up Fair, we’ve invited social entrepreneur, business angel, and chairman of Aladdin Ventures Worldwide Ltd, Sharon Foulston, to share her advice on creating and growing a successful business. Join us for an inspiring talk, Q&A session and networking reception. Click here to get your FREE ticket to both events!

 Friday 20th Nov – Saturday 21st Nov – Social Storm 2015

Social Storm 2015 is an experiential learning activity where participants apply knowledge and theory to a real life social problem. Teams from 15 international universities work together to come up with a solution to a real life problem during the 24 hour hackathon and then submit a video pitch to a team of judges. The hackathon takes place on 20th November – 21st November 2015!

To register your interest in this competition, please email entrepreneurship@kingston.ac.uk quoting Social Storm in the subject line.

Mark your calendars for GEW 2014: 17-20th November

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. To register for this FREE event, visit our Eventbrite page.



                    • Enterprise! Fair – Kingston Hill, KHBS027 –20 November 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (GMT),
  • ‘An evening with an Entrepreneur – Laurance Blackall’ at Penrhyn Road campus – PRJG3007 on 20 Nov. at 5:45 pm. PRJG3007


Laurence joined Virgin, the music business immediately after university and spent over 2 years working with Richard Branson prior to getting a “proper job” in international management consultancy. He moved into business publishing in 1981 but was “moved out” in 1993. In 1994 he created what would become one of the UK’s fastest growing Internet Service Providers which was sold in 2000. He is a limited partner in a private equity fund and an investment partner in a Venture Capital fund. He is also a non-executive director of a number of public and private companies.

 To register for this FREE event, visit our Eventbrite page.