The aim of this fund is to support graduate entrepreneurship at USW and, specifically, to provide seed funding to USW graduates to start-up a new business.
Graduates from 2020 to 2023 are invited to apply. The 2023 award is subject to a pass grade for this year’s graduates.
Supporting evidence, such as a prototype of a product or service, a sample of film or video footage, or concept designs.
Shortlisted applications will then take part in a pitching competition. This will be held on Thursday 9 June in the Treforest Campus Stiwdio.
Application forms can be found here. Applications will open on May 1 2023: https://bit.ly/SpringboardStartUp5
The chair is Richie Turner, Incubator Manager for USW, joined by successful Welsh entrepreneurs, including at least one graduate entrepreneur from USW, and other USW staff.
Shortlisted applications will be supported in developing their pitches through our dedicated online pitching resources.