Business Competitions and Scholarships in November 2014

LAUNCH.ed Light BulbThis November is an exciting month when it comes to business competitions. If you want to get your business idea out there, there’s no better way to get some qualified feedback and inspiration.

But winning a competition is also a fantastic way to meet new people and do some networking, which can be a real door opener for your business.

Just grab the chance, apply and win some money that you can put into your company straight away.

We’ve put together some of the most interesting and prestigious funding opportunities in November. Some offer initial funding, which helps you kick off your business. Others, like the RSE Enterprise Fellowship, support you throughout the year and guarantee you a salary, which you can use to develop your enterprise.
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3DS Demo Night

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The ideas that have survived this far are revealed in a series of pitches and prototype demos on Sunday night to a panel of venture capitalists, angel investors and accomplished entrepreneurs. The feedback is constructive and extensive; panellists ask tough questions, identify strengths and weaknesses, and give candid advice for the road ahead.

We’d love you to join us for this Demo Session and see the amazing start-up work going on at the University of Edinburgh. #3DSEDIN

What: 3DS Demo Night
Where: Informatics Forum
When: Sunday 19th of October
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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How Pandeia brings Student Journalism to the Next Level

When Rachel Barr and two other Edinburgh graduates started Pandeia, they published selected articles in cooperation with leading European student newspapers. But from these early beginnings, Pandeia has grown out into an online publication fed by nearly 100 contributors from 18 different countries. Rachel and her team have a clear mission: “We are trying to provide a voice for young people and youth media around Europe and then beyond.”


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