Entrepreneurship Prize opens for Business Idea submissions
23 January 2020*
9am deadline for one-page Business Idea submissions
By 28 February 2020
Entrants notified whether or not their Business Idea has made the longlist.
From this point in the competition, and in light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and associated restrictions, the Entrepreneurship Panel appreciates that it will not be possible for the previously advertised competition schedule to apply. Those who have been long-listed in the competition will be kept informed of key dates as and when they are decided.
By 11 June 2020* (revised date)
9am deadline for submission of supplementary information (4 pages).
Longlisted entrants notified whether or not they have been shortlisted.
Shortlist invited to prepare a full Business Plan to present to the Entrepreneurship Panel during June 2020.
Business Plan paperwork, presentation slides, and any presentation needs to be submitted for pre-presentation administration.
Lyons Den presentation times confirmed with entrants.
The Lyons Den: presentation of Business Plans to the Entrepreneurship Panel
Lyons Den finalists notified whether or not they are prize-winners (prizes of £20,000, £10,000, £5,000)
Winners to send in a general follow-up statement
Winners to send through a 6-month progress update statement
Winners to send through an 18-month progress update statement
*Extended deadline date