Monday 14 January 

Big thank you goes out to all those who attended, presented and helped out at our Startup New Year event last Thursday.  In total we had nearly 250 entrepreneurs buzzing around Google Campus and most people seemed to have a great time. 

In this week’s newsletter we have loads more events and competitions but to get the most update news, events and offers do follow us on twitter @capenterprise

£5m for entrepreneurs with a good idea
Spring Market Competition Made at the British Library
Startup Weekend
UnLtd Big Venture Challenge
Startup Workshops in Ikea
Fancy getting £9K wiped off your student loan?
Popup at Country Living magazine Popup Market
Fancy pitching to 2000 people?
Angels in the City Entrepreneur Pitching Event
Wayra – Closing 21 Jan 13
 

£5m for entrepreneurs with a good idea
The Department of Health has announced £5 million of funding for businesses to come up with new products or services that will help improve the experience of people with mental health illnesses and people at the end of their life.

Spring Market Competition Made at the British Library
Are you a designer or maker? Have you used the Library to develop your ideas?
Win a stand at our Spring Market on Monday 4 March 2013 on the British Library Piazza in London. The Market is part of the  Spring Festival and will show off the work of ten of the most innovative jewellery, fashion, homeware and craft designers who have used the British Library. If you have attended an event, used our Business & IP Centre, seen an exhibition or have a Reader Pass you are eligible to enter.
 
Startup Weekend
The next Start-up weekend in London is on the 25th of January on the theme of Education. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.

NHS Hack Day
NHS Hack Days are weekend events that brings together doctors, nurses, developers, designers, and other “geeks who love the NHS” to create disruptive solutions to problems in the health space. NHS Hack Days are ongoing and enjoy the support of prominent international health care and technology leaders. The next event is at Oxford on the 26th and 27th.

UnLtd Big Venture Challenge
Are you an ambitious social entrepreneur looking to raise £50,000-£250,000 of investment to rapidly grow your social venture?

Startup Workshops in Ikea
Enterprise Nation has teamed up with Ikea to run Startup workshops. They promise to be fun and friendly evening classes for people who want to start their own businesses

Fancy getting £9K wiped off your student loan?
Saddled by student debt? Whether you’re a first-year student or a graduate, if you embarked on a BA or BMus in 2006* or later, you could benefit from having £9,000 wiped off your Student Loans Company balance by IdeasTap.

Popup at Country Living magazine Popup Market
Turn your Passion into profit with practical advice and real-life inspiration form Country Living Magazine’s team of expert. 

Fancy pitching to 2000 people?
The TNW Startup Rally will give 20 finalists the chance to launch or announce new products or services in front of a global audience.  Present on the main stage in front of a live audience of 2000 people and an online audience of more than 20,000.   

Angels in the City Entrepreneur Pitching Event
Are you an innovating entrepreneur living in Tech City or the boroughs surrounding the City of London, seeking equity investment from the Capital’s Angel investors? Then apply for an opportunity to pitch to over 100 seed investors.

Wayra – Closing 21 Jan 13 
If you form part of an entrepreneurial team and have an innovation, business idea, solution, design or project that meets a need any other digital field associated with the web environment or mobile software, even if we do not yet know about it, whether or not you have created a company, Wayra can help you make it come true.