University Alliance: Enterprise Stars

University Alliance is searching for the Enterprise Stars of tomorrow.

We are holding a celebration of the emerging business talent among our students at the University of Salford at its MediaCityUK campus.

Enterprise Stars will culminate in the opportunity to win investment from a panel of investors. The festival also includes opportunities for networking, mentoring, showcasing ideas and advice and support on how to convert a great business idea into reality.

How to Enter?

Please produce:

  • A two minute video outlining your business idea and its purpose. (50%)
  • A simplified Business Model Canvas (50%) 

Then send to the Enterprise department by Wednesday 11 April

All entries will then be assessed a winner to represent Kingston University in the final will be chosen.

What are the key deadlines and dates?

  • Wednesday 11 April – Deadline for students application to the Kingston Enterprise Department 
  • Monday 16 April – Deadline for Universities to send entrant to University Alliance
  • Thursday 14 June – Enterprise Stars Final at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK

What support can I get?

Please email the Enterprise department if you require any assistance with your application.

Students can also have their pitches recorded on the 21st March by the Kingston Media Department. – Please email here to inquire about spaces.

Also the University Alliance have created some material on how to stand out – check it out here.

What happens in the final?

A one-day enterprise festival will be hosted by Salford University at MediaCityUK on Thursday 14 June 2018, culminating in the opportunity for students to win investment and business advice from a panel of investors.

The day will consist of:

  • Morning networking and learning
  • A chance to prep and fine-tune pitches
  • Afternoon pitching session
  • Feedback and celebration


Remember, entries must be submitted to us by noon on Wednesday 11 April!

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