Cambridge University Entrepreneurs is the UK's oldest student entrepreneurship society and is known to organize one of the most successful student-led business planning and creation competition in the World. Since 1999, CUE has had over 450 entries and has awarded over £0.5m in seed funding to more than 40 business ideas. These companies have raised more than £33m further funding and are currently valued at more than £100m. Our competitions help you create global companies.
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
FOUNDER.org is visiting Cambridge University to launch the 2014 $100K. CEO and serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Baum will deliver an inspiring and informative talk entitled, Building a Billion Dollar Company Takes More than Just a Big Idea. Michael’s entrepreneurial journey has spanned 25 years, six start-ups, five acquisitions and the IPO of Splunk (SPLK). His projects have created more than 3,000 jobs, over 150 millionaires and more than $8B in shareholder value.
Following Michael's talk there will be a fun sixty-second pitch-off. Three winners will be invited to dinner with Michael to get in-depth input and feedback on their idea.
The FOUNDER.org $100K is an annual competition where ten finalist teams will win $100K each and 50 semifinalist teams will be will be accepted intoFOUNDER.org University, a 12-month company building program. Entrants are also eligible to apply for funding through the FOUNDER.org Capital, a $100M venture capital fund for student entrepreneurs.
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Cambridge University Entrepreneurs