How do you evaluate an entrepreneurial opportunity? What does it take to flesh out your idea and refine it, and to assess the competitive landscape? How do you acquire the right technological, human and financial resources to make your concept a reality?

Open to all continuing King’s students, the Entrepreneurship Lab is designed to provide you with answers to these questions, and to enable you to develop the crucial skills of creativity, pragmatism, communication, and co-ordination. With an emphasis on developing sustainable and ethical projects with a positive social and environmental impact, the Lab consists of a week-long residential training programme prior to the start of Michaelmas Term, during which you’ll get a chance to toy with entrepreneurial ideas as an individual and as part of a group, and develop an understanding of the initial steps of an entrepreneurial venture. This will be followed by a series of events, workshops and talks throughout the year, and culminating in the opportunity to receive seed-funding to take your idea forward.

The programme is open to up to all continuing King's students - both undergraduate and graduate - but you must be able to commit to attending the residential week in person. Accommodation and food during the residential week will be provided at no cost. Have more questions - read our FAQs!

Details about applying for the Lab in 2022-23 will be updated later in the year. In the meantime why not sign up to the Lab's newsletter and see what's on via the dedicated microsite: 

 
 

People

  • Jonathan Adams
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Luke Alvarez
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Tim Flack
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Lorraine Headen
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Penny Herscher
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Myfanwy Hill
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Michaela Kadlecová
    Associate
  • Mervyn King
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Stuart Lyons
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Malcolm McKenzie
    Chair, Senior Advisory Board
  • Kamiar Mohaddes
    Co-Director
  • Adam Motloch
    Associate
  • Diarmuid O’Brien
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Sheelpa Patel
    Senior Advisory Board
  • Thomas Roulet
    Co-Director

Entrepreneurship News

New gift to transform scope of King's Entrepreneurship Lab

A gift from David Sainsbury and the Gatsby Foundation will help expand the E-Lab's activities for the next ten years.

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Entrepreneurship Lab welcomes new intake

28 students will form the second cohort of the King’s Entrepreneurship Lab programme.

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Winners of 2022 Entrepreneurship Prize announced

Correcto, a Spanish language software project, has been awarded first prize by the judging panel in this year's Prize.

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