News - 12 February 2015

‘Dragons’ Den’ – ‘Calling all Budding Entrepreneurs’

Nottinghamshire Community Foundation are inviting applications from budding entrepreneurs in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire who are looking for a grant to support their business development.

Local ‘Business Dragons’ are looking to award successful enterprise ideas a grant of up to £3000, plus potential investment, to support their business development.  The ‘Business Dragons’ include:

  • Alan Hardy – Paragon Group Plc
  • Mark Samworth – Samworth Brothers
  • Dr Nik Kotecha – MD Morningside Pharmaceuticals.
  • Chris Taylor – Smith Cooper Ltd
  • David Ryley – Ryley Wealth Management

To be considered for a grant applicants need to be resident in Nottinghamshire, be able to submit a realistic business plan and have a great enterprise idea. To apply please go to www.nottscf.org.uk/grants/dragons-den

All applications need to be submitted by 9.30am on April 7th and short listed applicants will be invited to present their ideas to the Business Dragons at the Nottinghamshire Golf & Country Club on 21st April 2015.

Nina Dauban, Chief Executive of Nottinghamshire Community Foundation said,

“Previous Dragons Dens have led to some great successes including Uni2 Know Ltd, Easy Preorders Ltd and the Natural Birthing Company Ltd, where Dragons were so impressed they have invested themselves and offered mentoring support.  We encourage budding entrepreneurs to apply as they may get a lot more than the grant!”

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