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Union Enterprise Fund 2019 Winners Announced

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SUSU has awarded student projects Aquassentials, Future Brew and The Charge Project a total of £500 investment, as part of the Enterprise Fund 2019.

The businesses, formed by University of Southampton students, were each awarded prizes from the Enterprise Fund, an initiative to encourage students to develop their innovative events, activities and projects.

Aquassentials, awarded our highest prize of £250 is new start up created by students at the university that is creating a range of small hydroponic products that will be available later in the semester. The Enterprise panel really liked how innovative and sustainable the product is, … Read the rest

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Applications for this year’s Union Enterprise Fund are now open

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You can apply for the fund here.

Do you want to develop and progress the idea or start-up you have? The Union’s Enterprise Fund is a funding opportunity for innovative students to help you achieve exactly this! You could receive up to £500 worth of funding towards your project.

To be eligible to enter you must satisfy this criteria:

  • Who is applying for the funding (incl. contact details)?
  • What is the product or service?
  • What is your marketing strategy and brand?
  • What finance do you have in place?
  • How innovative is your product or service?

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EthiCo: Sustainable Living for Southampton Students

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EthiCo, a student start-up project which won £500 from the University of Southampton Students’ Union Enterprise Fund last year, are due to launch their sustainable student Essentials Pack this September during Freshers’ week.

EthiCo promotes the use of reusable products to reduce single-use plastic waste on campus and in the local community. They aim to provide students, staff and the local community with the means to consume food, drink and other products in an ethical and sustainable way.

Winning the Students’ Union Enterprise Fund last year kick started EthiCo’s business plan. The team launched the sale of reusable coffee cups, … Read the rest

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