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Student entrepreneurs secure £200,000 at Future Worlds Dragons’ Den

Four innovative student startups secured life-changing investments worth a combined £200,000 in a record-breaking Future Worlds Dragons’ Den. The student entrepreneurs pitched in front of four angel investors and a packed audience at the University of Southampton Students’ Union in the Future Worlds showcase on Saturday 12th May. First year Aeronautics...

Meet the Future Worlds Dragons’ Den entrepreneurs

Six determined student startups have been announced for this month’s Future Worlds Dragons’ Den, powered by 10 up-and-coming entrepreneurs studying engineering, medicine, mathematics and computer science. The student entrepreneurs will pitch their fledgling businesses in front of a live audience and four dragon investors on Saturday 12th May as they...

Dragon investors announced for Future Worlds Dragons’ Den

The investor line-up for this spring’s Future Worlds Dragons’ Den has been revealed, with two new highly regarded business tycoons set to make their debut appearance. The four dragon investors will interrogate six student startup finalists on Saturday 12th May at The Cube in Union Southampton. Tickets are still available...

Five great reasons to enter Future Worlds Dragons’ Den

The sense of anticipation is already building across campus. Six student startups will take to the stage this May to pitch for real investment from Future Worlds dragon investors and set their business plans into motion. There’s now less than one week left to submit your application, so what are...

Where are they now? – discover Dragons’ Den past student successes

Is there any greater test of an aspiring entrepreneur’s mettle? The hushed crowd waits in anticipation, stage lights stream onto a vast raised platform and several dragon investors wait impatiently to cast a critical eye over the next enterprising idea. Future Worlds Dragons’ Den is the pinnacle of the incubator’s...

How can a startup know when it’s ready for investment?

It’s the million dollar question. You have a great commercial idea and have sculpted a captivating business plan, is it now time to find that generous investor who can make your startup dream a reality? Or do you wait? Should you keep developing your proposition, striving towards those invaluable first...

Dragons’ Den reflections – follow the student startups’ continuing stories

Check behind the scenes in sunny Southampton this summer, and you’ll find an energetic entrepreneurial culture is quietly on the rise. As some students prepare to sit back and relax over their long summer break, others are hard at work behind the scenes continuing their ambitious startup stories. Among them...

Student startups seal the deal at Southampton Dragons’ Den

A smart academic search platform and a Japanese learning app scooped £50,000 of investment as student startup talent was celebrated at Future Worlds’ third annual Southampton Dragons’ Den. Six ambitious startup schemes pitched in front of a large, live audience at The Cube at Union Southampton on Saturday, seeking funding...

Destined for investment? – Meet the entrepreneurs pitching at Dragons’ Den 2017

Six bold student startups are making their final preparations before they go face to face with Future Worlds’ dragon investors at the hotly anticipated Dragons’ Den 2017 event on Saturday 13th May . Future Worlds Mentors Lohan Presencer, Andrew Doe and Josh Valman are all ready to pledge real investment...