2 Jul 2017

Mark Beaumont - Around the World in 80 days

As our Rector, Mark Beaumont, starts his 80 days cycling tour, we take a look back at the highlights of the entrepreneurial speech he gave at the University of Dundee’s Venture Final Competition 2017. While the judges of the Venture Final were off contemplating all the businesses’ pitches, Mark enlightened the audience with a short speech based on Potential – the one that we each have to do what we want, and most importantly, how we can reach it by pushing ourselves and taking every opportunity that we get. "If you’ve only got one chance to do something, go as big as you can dream. ...

Mark Beaumont - Around the World in 80 days

23 Jun 2017

Scottish Edge Round 10

‌More success coming out of the University of Dundee. After the announcement of the Teaching Excellence Framework, in which the University secured a Gold award, the highest possible rating. We at the Centre of Entrepreneurship are proud to announce more success for the University of Dundee, this time in the form of the Scottish Edge competition. Scottish Edge is a competition aimed at supporting high innvoation and high potiental businesses that are up and coming in Scotland. Yesterday, at the RBS Gogarburn in front of a Judging Panel of Brian McBride (ASOS), Michael Crow (RBS), Jennifer Nicol (H...

Scottish Edge Round 10

24 Apr 2017

Bio-Dundee Pitch Perfect Competition

‌ Pitch Perfect Showcase Opportunity BioDundee is offering companies the opportunity to apply to be part of the 17th International BioDundee Conference. This platform is designed for companies that would like to showcase their organisation’s work. A 5 minute slot will be available for four companies to showcase in the Pitch Perfect Session of the conference and a £500 cash prize will be awarded to the winning Pitch. Each Pitch will be followed by a 5 minute Q&A session from the Pitch Perfect Panel An informed decision will be made based upon information supplied by companies, business...

Bio-Dundee Pitch Perfect Competition

9 Feb 2017

Venture 2017 Finalists Announced

  After an extremeley competitive Stage 1 of our £25k Venture 2017 competition with over 40 applicants from our staff, student and alumni base the external judging panel met on Tuesday 7th February 2017 and had the difficult task of having to whittle the applicants down to 18 shortlisted finalists.  If you want to see the finalists pitch live on stage for the Venture prize money make sure you REGISTER for the final free on Friday 24th February 2017 10am-8pm where we will have keynotes from our rector Mark Beaumont and CEO of Mallzee, and Dundee University graduate Cally Russell. You can se...

Venture 2017 Finalists Announced

10 Jan 2017

£25k Venture 2017 Competition Launches

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE University offers £25,000 Venture prizes to find new entrepreneurs The University of Dundee has launched a £25,000 competition to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent alumni. The Venture 2017 Competition is open for applications now, with specific categories for: Undergraduate Student Award, early stage idea (£2,500 prize fund, sponsored by University of Dundee Centre of Entrepreneurship) Undergraduate Student Award, final-year student (£5,000 prize fund, sponsored by i-design ltd.) Postgraduate Student Award (&poun...

£25k Venture 2017 Competition Launches