There’s going to be a Dragons’ Den style event for Nottingham students

You can get up to £1000 to start your own Businesses

Nottingham Entrepreneurs LaunchPad is hosting a Dragons Den style event where any Notts student has a chance of winning £1000 funding, mentoring, exposure along with one month’s office space in London.

The Live final will feature student pitches, a live audience and expert judges. The judges range from CEO’s to Co-founders and know what it takes to succeed.

All you have to is submit a 30-second elevator pitch on why Nottingham students should vote for your idea.

Current pitches below have already been submitted and voting on the website closes midday November 30th.

Great Escape
Competition to get as far from Nottingham as they can in 36 hours without spending money.


Exclusive offers and deals from the independents of Nottingham.


Platfrom is a social enterprise designed to make start-up costs affordable.


A social enterprise tackling issues regarding waste furniture and unemployment.


A social enterprise which is both a restaurant and a bar whilst tackling homelessness.

Roford Award

A business accolade presented annually to 100 British SMEs.

Scale Up

Scale UP is an aquaponics social enterprise that empowers vulnerable farmers in Cameroon.


A bike hire service for students whose profits fund social enterprises.

YO! Mama

Real Good Homemade Food prepared by local “Moms” for homesick students.

To attend the Live Final on December 1st, find free tickets here. Free food and drink will be available.