We believe that everyone can be entrepreneurial, and that entrepreneurial people can help make the world a better place by solving problems, creating a healthier, smarter, more equal and sustainable future.
Take this 2-minute quiz to find out how to unlock your entrepreneurial potential!
You might not want to enter Dragon's Den (you might not even ever want to start your own business) but we can tell you've got an instinct to dive into creative problem-solving and make some big changes in the world!
Even if you aren't ready to sign up to anything yet, you can keep an eye out for events, workshops and networking opportunities through our monthly newsletter, or by following us on social media - we're on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.
If you're love hearing stories about innovators, there's our Disruptors podcast where we speak to some of the most entrepreneurial minds around King's.
When you're ready to take the next step, have a look out for our Enterprise Award, which can help you take your skills and employability to the next level. Register your interest here and we'll let you know when the application window opens.
You're looking ahead are ready to upskill! We'll bet that you're always looking for ways to brush up on your skill development and add to your CV.
Our Enterprise Award (open for applications from late Sept to the end of Oct every year) is open to all King's student and staff, will to develop an entrepreneurial mindset which will enhance your future, whatever that might hold. You'll discover the world of entrepreneurship and the London start-up eco-system, join a like-minded community to learn together AND gain an award that will go on your Higher Education Achievement Report.
Applications are closed for this year, but you can check out our various events and workshops in the meantime to get a taste of skills in practice.
If you're ready to put your skills into action, we have summer internships where you can get hands-on experience working with one of our start ups. We'll promote these in our newsletter and across our social media, so make sure you're signed up and following us!
Lots of ideas but not enough time to do them all? We hear this a lot at the EI, and don't get us wrong, we LOVE ideas!
Our job is to help you understand what makes an idea truly disruptive and innovative, and how an idea can develop into a solution that effectively solves a problem! You can book in for one of our Idea Feedback sessions here and speak with someone from our team.
We also run an annual idea competition, Idea Factory. The competition opens in November and we run workshops between November and February to help you develop and progress the idea, ready for pitching. You might also be looking to our King's20 Accelerator one day!
Also if you're a female-identifying founder, we also have the Women Entrepreneurs Network where we run a series of workshops and networking events specifically tailored to your entrepreneurial journey.
Hurruh! You've arrived at start-up central at King's - at the Entrepreneurship Institute we're passionate about start-ups and helping staff, students and alumni successfully launch and scale their ventures.
If you're just looking for advice or feedback, we run Idea Feedback sessions where you can talk to a member of our team. If your startup is still early stage and isn't generating revenue yet, you can also register for Idea Factory, our annual idea competition!
The King's20 Accelerator is our flagship programme for the brightest and highest potential ventures from across the King’s to take their ideas and ventures the next level. It opens for applications around April every year, and you can register your interest here. You can also check out the 100+ ventures we've supported since 2015 at the King's20 Digital Directory or learn some of their secrets to startup success on our Disruptors podcast.
We're also well connected to the London and global entrepreneurial ecosystem, so it's worth signing up to our newsletter and following us on social media where we regularly signpost to different start-up support programmes!
If you're an international student who is about to graduate, or has already graduated, with a viable, scalable and innovative business idea, you might also be interested in our Start Up Visa. This Visa is for entrepreneurs setting up a new business in the UK which is innovative, viable and scalable, with the ultimate aim that the business has the potential to become fully integrated and a contributing part of the UK economy.