Downing Enterprise Competition 2019


A panel of Downing Enterprise Board members will judge submissions for this year’s competition. 

The Board constitutes expertise in venture capital, investment banking, private equity, manufacturing and intellectual property.


Submissions include a one page business plan.

Teams can have up to 5 members, and at least one must be a student of Downing College.

Team and individual submissions are encouraged.

Prizes of up to £2,000 will be given to the best business ideas.

Shorlisted teams will also be offered presentation skills training and mentorship from the board of directors.

Only one page of work is required!

The one-page plan should cover the below topics. If you would like any more guidance on what should be included in your one-page plan, email Downing Enterprise for additional support.

Business idea
Market analysis
Competitive landscape analysis
Progress to date
If you have more than one idea, you can enter multiple times!

Deadline: 6th of January 2019



Finalists of the 

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If you would like to know more about Downing Enterprise, or have any questions about the competition, email Downing Enterprise for further details.