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    Barnet's BIG Idea: Your chance to win £10,000!

    Do you have an idea for a start-up or a new business?

    As an MDX student, you are eligible to enter the BIG competition and have the chance to:

    • Receive support and coaching from business experts
    • Win thousands of pounds to put towards your business
    • Showcase your ideas

    Barnet’s BIG Idea Entrepreneurial Competition promotes and develops enterprise and entrepreneurship throughout the student population of the Barnet area.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your ideas, be coached by business experts and win funding to develop your business.

    Up for grabs this year is a cash prize fund of £10,000 as well as a great selection of other business-enhancing prizes on offer, including digital marketing support, business cards and more.

    How does it work?

    Stage 1: The Elevator Pitch

    Applicants have two minutes to pitch their idea. Successful candidates progress to the next round.

    Stage 2: The Plan

    Contestants are asked to complete a business plan. These will be assessed by judges and three finalists will be chosen.

    Stage 3: The Final

    Contestants go head-to-head and pitch in front of a live audience and panel of expert judges.

    How to enter

    Register at for the pitching stage

    Tuesday 21 January

    Slots available from 2.00pm to 4.30pm

    Brent Cross Shopping Centre, Prince Charles Drive, NW4 3FP

    Register to pitch at Brent Cross

    Wednesday 22 January

    Slots available from 12.00pm to 2.00pm

    Barnet and Southgate College, Wood Street, Barnet, EN5 4AZ

    Register to pitch at Barnet and Southgate College

    Thursday 23 January

    Slots available from 11.00am to 2.00pm

    Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4BT

    Register to pitch at Middlesex University

    Friday 24 January

    Slots available from 12.00pm to 2.00pm

    The Stay Club, 16-18 Charcot Road, Colindale, NW9 5WU

    Register to pitch at The Stay Club

    These are ticketed events and you must register a place to enter.

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