Cyber Security Challenge UK aims to bring more talented people into the Cyber Security profession. On the site there’s news, competitions, events, job opportunities and case studies, courses, and career trends.
Save the date! 28-30 June 2013
Do you have an idea for a potential business venture? Would you like the chance to transform your vision into reality? Would you like to be part of a new start-up? The Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL) is offering budding entrepreneurs and creative minds the chance to practise real alchemy at Cambridge Judge Business School from 28-30 June. This high-octane startup weekend will be a melting pot of ideas, talent, mentors and investors leading to the creation of new venture opportunities. It is designed to motivate and enable you to transform your ideas into reality whether you have a technology, social or creative enterprise.
“This inspiring weekend can be the catalyst to turn dreams into gold. It can help make you a million through the generation of a viable and meaningful enterprise or affect the lives of millions.” The Real Alchemist Startup Weekend will bring together students, graduates, academics, professionals, entrepreneurs and creative minds who want to spend the summer developing venture ideas, forming teams and getting ready to pitch to investors.
Those ventures voted the best of the weekend will get spaces to join Accelerate Cambridge, the start-up “accelerator” established by Cambridge Judge Business School in May 2012. Accelerate Cambridge aims to help teams of entrepreneurs turn an idea into a business, to launch, and then to keep going. It will provide lucky winners with the chance to access a powerful group of Cambridge mentors and University alumni.
SIGN UP SOON! There are limited places. Please complete the online form to book your place. A modest fee is payable. £75 standard/ £50 student
What’s it all about? Closing date: 23:59, 29 July 2013, read the terms and conditions.
The Cambridge Elevator £17k Nerve KickStart challenge for startup stars Innovative global startups are being invited to tilt at a £17k prize package in the Nerve KickStart competition, run in conjunction with the Nerve conference on disruptive technology in Cambridge from June 25-27. KickStart is strictly for ‘killers’ – entrepreneurs whose fledgling ventures deal only in game-changing technology.
Apply by 14 June 2013 – Remember to read the terms and conditions
Are you a publication, website, reporter, critic, columnist, broadcaster, photographer or digital or data interactive journalist? Take a look at the Guardian Student Media Awards 2013 as it will give you a chance to win two weeks work experience at the Guardian. You can find a full list of categories, details of how to to enter at www.guardian.co.uk/sma2013.
Closing date: Friday 28 June 2013 for all the categories.
The RBS EnterprisingU competition has launched for the second year, with £40,000 worth of prizes! Created by Find Invest Grow (FIG) and sponsored by the RBS Group, it offers you a platform to “road-test” your business ideas, while building the framework for a professional business plan. Find them on Facebook and Twitter. The competition will close at midnight on 19 July 2013.
Don’t be put off by the fact that this site targets the 13-19 age group – there are some good resources.
The Cyber Security Challenge UK Competitions are being developed by leading companies, on topics that reflect important cyber security skills. The UK needs more talented people in all of these areas. We have some of the best talent from our sponsors companies putting their minds to devious and challenging competition ideas! Just register your details and we will tell you when there is a new competition.
To enter this you’ll need to find three team mates. You”ll be given a detailed case study to consider, and will then have to deliver your ideas as a presentation to a panel of KPMG partners and leaders. Make sure that you read the full details and the terms and conditions.
Shell LiveWIRE is an online community for young entrepreneurs in the UK, operating in 25 countries around the globe. As well as an Awards programme to help get young entrepreneurs off the ground, such as the Young Entrepreneur’s award (applications re-open in summer 2011) and the Grand Ideas Award, you can download free guides, get help and advice, and promote your business.
If you’re aged 16-30 and need funding to get your new business idea or project off the ground, the Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards offers up to to 6 x £1,000 prizes every month to the most innovative ideas submitted by new businesses (in their first 12 months of trading).
Find out more about Shell LiveWIRE and the Awards.