Coming up: Dragons’ Den

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If you’ve got a business idea, our dragons want to hear from you.

The ECS department are holding their own Dragons’ Den event in The Bridge on May 2nd, and they’re looking for business ideas from any current student at the university – or anybody who graduated in 2014.

The event will be in front of a live audience, and will be followed by a networking event – it’s a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to make contacts and meet like-minded people.

Our dragons for the day include:

Carl Churchill, Managing Director of NetPay

Carl reached the number 1 spot of the Rich List 2020 (Royal Bank of Scotland) in 2003, predicting that he would be worth £100 million by 2020.

Chris Broad, Director of Sales Development for Apple Europe

Chris graduated from the University of Southampton with an MSc in Electronic Engineering before going on to work for Apple.

Chris Winter, CEO of Altitude Health

Before becoming CEO of Altitude Health, Chris was chairman of Health Enterprise East, which provides technology services to the NHS. He’s also spend almost twenty years working at BT in Corporate Venturing as Head of Futures Research.

Josh Valman, Managing Director of RPDIntl

At just twenty years old, Josh’s design company is valued at over £1M. RPD works to power design and manufacturing in companies of all sizes around the world.

Max Toti, Founder and CEO of Captec Group

Also an ECS alumnus, Max is passionate about supporting entrepreneurship and commercial skills in ECS students.

Find out more and apply for audience tickets, or to be one of the six lucky contenders on the day here.

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