Deadline approaching for the Ignite Founders Challenge

The 2021 Ignite Founders' Challenge is taking place from 10 May to 11 June. The programme aims to back the next generation of early-stage entrepreneurs and will cover the fundamentals of starting a business.

The deadline to apply is the 23rd April.

They are offering all teams who apply the chance to participate in a competition to win a cash prize of £5000 and a free place on our Accelerate Cambridge programme. We recommend that founders’ apply as soon as possible for a chance to be put forward for this amazing opportunity.

Take on the Ignite Founders’ Challenge this Spring. Find out more and apply


Date: Monday 10 May to Friday 11 June 2021

Delivery: Online Learning

Apply: Please complete the online form. The final application deadline is 23 April 2021

The programme takes early-stage entrepreneurs through a series of injection sessions, seminars and workshops on specific topics. These are followed by reflection sessions on Fridays, facilitated by business coaches. The format enables you to develop your idea over an extended period, surrounded and supported by peers, experts and experienced coaches from the Cambridge ecosystem.

Fees: Cost per founding team is £1,450 (minimum two people per team, maximum three people per team).

Fee support eligibility: A number of discounts are available up to 20% discount in support of the University of Cambridge commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI). Please contact the team to discuss how we can support you. 

If you have any queries, please email the team via ignitefounders@jbs.cam.ac.uk . I do hope you will be able to join us.