Converge Challenge 2013
Do you have a business idea that you are trying to develop? Then watch this space
Converge Challenge is the largest business competition and entrepreneurial training programme in Scotland with the top prize of £60,000. We provide training, hands-on mentoring, business support and give out cash prizes up to £35,000. We are open to staff, postgraduate and final year students of all Scottish Universities and Research Institutes. We work with any industry sector, product- or service-based ideas at any stage of development.
Come and join us in person for the first of the Practical Guide to Business Start-Up series at Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh Campus or become one of our online viewers for the webinar. We have an exciting programme lined up with successful and budding entrepreneurs sharing their experiences and hard-learnt pearl of wisdom and experts in marketing, finance, intellectual property, sales and finance providing valuable advice.
|Closing date for outlines||Friday 10th May 2013|
|Commercialisation Training Workshops||Thursday 6th & Friday 7th June 2013|
|Closing date for final business plans||Friday 2nd August 2013|
|Final pitch to the judging panel||Tuesday 24th September 2013|
|Converge Challenge Awards Dinner||Tuesday 24th September 2013|
Converge Challenge Kickstart Competition
If you don't meet the criteria to enter the Converge Challenge but still have a great idea, or if your idea is still in its infancy, the Converge Challenge Kickstart Competition may be a better fit for you.
How to apply for the Converge Challenge
Apply now using our Application Form.