London, UK Well, what a week that was! Following the announcement of a collaborative partnership between GradFactor Enterprises, IncuBus and Journolink, five London based Universities saw a very special type of double decker bus appear on campus during 16-20 March. The goal of the week was to identify and recruit enterprising university students for a
Entrepreneurial students sought for London bus incubator A collaborative partnership between GradFactor Enterprises, IncuBus and Journolink will see the London double decker ‘IncuBus’ touring five key London Universities between 16-20 March. The tour aims to recruit enterprising university students for a 12 week intensive business start-up boot camp to be held this summer, mentored by
GradFactor Enterprises, the Government backed organisation established to help fund and support UK university students and recent graduates who wish to launch their own start-ups nationwide, is delighted to announce its full acquisition of Profectus Capital LLP. In its operation, Profectus Capital helped entrepreneurs and business owners typically at the concept and start-up stage, by
“Bravo to Barclays for the Grad Factor. It is always very special to be able to see the quality of entrepreneurial talent that is coming up through UK universities. I see about a hundred pitches a year from entrepreneurs and the five finalists would certainly have stacked up against any of these.” Julie Devonshire, Director
Sinclair Fire takes first place in first ever GradFactor competition Cambridge University students James Popper and Chris Goodfellow have won the inaugural Grad Factor competition for entrepreneurial students with their Sinclair Kitchen Fire Detector. The detector uses proprietary infrared flame detection technology and can detect fires rapidly with a near-zero false alarm rate. The Grad
The Grad Factor, in partnership with Barclays, is the UK’s first and only Government-backed National televised student enterprise Awards competition. 2014 marked the inaugural year of the annual competition. From entries received all over the UK we had twenty two different Universities represented. Following, I went on to chair a total of 66 Pitch Auditions
The Grad Factor 2014 FINALISTS Find out here just what went on during the competition and get to hear from the 5 chosen Finalists. Our congratulations to Sinclair Fire from The University of Cambridge who were crowned The Grad Factor 2014 winners! Well done to everyone who entered and we hope you enjoyed the experience.
Do you have what it takes? This is your chance to compete in The Grad Factor student enterprise competition. Enter The Grad Factor with your business idea and you could win the biggest prize in student start up history! £10,000 for your start-up Expert mentorship 1 year’s office space Appear on national TV Get the