Baldwins Kickstart 2016 Application Deadline Extended

We received confirmation this week that the application deadline for Baldwins KickStart competition has been extended until the 31 August.

Now in it’s third year, Baldwins KickStart is an annual award celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of the younger generation in the Midlands and Mid Wales. The scheme is set to give financial support, mentoring and business advice to 18-to-25-year-olds looking to start up business.

The accountancy firm award the winner each year with a whopping £10,000 cash prize along with £10,000 worth of mentoring and accountancy advice. Two runners up each year are awarded with £5,000 of advice to help their business develop further.

DMU graduate Derry Holt reached the final of KickStart 2015 with gamification platform Spirit and it would be great to see even more students and graduates from DMU apply for this fantastic opportunity!


DMU graduate Derry Holt pitching at the KickStart 2015 final

As long as it’s a business which is yet to trade, or has started to trade on or after 31st August 2015, you reside within the Midlands or Mid-Wales region, and you are aged 18-25 years at the time of the final judging (w/c 5th September), you are eligible to apply.

Applications for KickStart are set to close August 31st. 

For more information and to apply, please visit the Baldwins KickStart website.


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