22 January, 2019 in Company News | Events | Industry News

The Dragons are back for 2019

It's official - they are BACK!

The QUB Dragons Den is back for 2019 and on offer for the winner is a £15,000 prize pot that includes:

- £3,000 from the Engineer's Business Fund

- 1 year's office space in The Hatch

- £1,000 worth of free legal support from Tughans

Our very own Catherine Martin will take a seat for a third year as a Dragon in the Den.

Applications must be made via the QUB website by 12 noon, 1 February 2019. Application forms and full terms and conditions are available on the QUB Dragons Den webpage.

Shortlisted applicants will:

- be in with a chance to walk away with everything they need to launch their business

- master the boardroom pitch through training and first-hand experience

- ramp up their business skills through pitching, networking and receive mentoring on topics such as: Pitching Skills, Marketing, Finance and Legal Issues

- meet ambitious and successful entrepreneurs


Process overview

Round 1  
Wed 20 Feb 'Pitching Skills' workshop to get you ready
Wed 27 Feb Deliver a 2 minute 'Quick Pitch' to a panel of judges
10 will be shortlisted for Round 2...  
Round 2  
Wed 20 Mar Pitch to the real Dragons: John McKee (Linkubator); Catherine Martin (CavanaghKelly); Andrew Kirke (Tughans); Lousie Smyth (MSC Group); David Moore (QUBIS)
Thurs 21 Mar Winners announced at the SU Awards
*Details correct at time of publishing - Please visit the QUB Dragons Den webpage to confirm details 


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