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Love Enterprise 2023

Love Enterprise is a day to inform and inspire NTU students about entrepreneurship and enterprise. Hosted at the DEC, the day will consist of talks, workshops, networking and peer-to-peer skill sharing

Get involved

Interested in starting your own business, already side-hustling or want to strengthen your entrepreneurial skills? If you answered yes to any of these, make sure Love Enterprise is in your calendar. Finish the term with a blast and join us on 22nd May at the Dryden Enterprise Centre to ask the business questions you've been pondering, gain inspiration and guidance on your next steps, and make valuable connections.

Who knows what opportunities could open up for you?


Launch It Grant pitches

9 am to 12 pm

Finalists of the Launch it Grant (competition) will present a short pitch on their business idea to Enterprise Advisors for a chance to win £500 (details will be sent to applicants with next steps).

Apply for the Launch It Grant Competition here

Welcome and lunch

12 to 1 pm

Arrive at the DEC, grab some lunch and hear from our new Student Enterprise Senior Coordinator, Will Chew.

Booking not required.

NTU Enactus workshop

1 to 3 pm

Meet Enactus NTU, a group of students designing and running social enterprises tackling knife crime, sexual harassment and climate change

Sign up for the Impact with NTU Enactus workshop

NTU Team scrolling to succeed workshop

3:05 to 3:35 pm

Switch your mindset and how you currently use social media into a business mindset. This session will provide top tips on leveraging the power of social media to build and grow your business.

Click here to book your spot for the session with NTU's Social Team

Sustainable Enterprise – a workshop with White Rose

3:40 to 4:10 pm

Find out how NTU alumni, Grace Walker, co-founded White Rose as a social enterprise in 2009, inspired by her experience with Aegis Students, the charity’s global student movement.

Register your interest for the White Rose workshop

Building an App-Based Business – a workshop with tuck

4:15 to 4:45 pm

Hear from NTU alumni, Alex Tuck, as he talks about his role at popular cashback app, tuck., and their road to success.

Click here to join Alex's session 

Hustle Hotspots

2 to 4:30 pm

Skill swap sessions to highlight personal and professional areas that you would like to develop in. This is an opportunity to ask questions, share your strengths and make valuable connections with others who are working on similar challenges.

Book your 45-minute Hustle Hotspots slot

Final Entrepreneurs Club session and Launch It Grant winners announcement

5 to 7 pm

At the final Entrepreneurs Club we’ve invited special guests to share the lessons they have learned, inspiring stories and start-up tips. Hear from  Megan Scaddam – Co-director of Doughnotts, Georgina Fairhall – Founder and CEO of WAC (Work and Communication) and Ryon Ishfaq, founder of Slice 'n' Brew.

The event will be wrapped up by announcing the winners of the Launch It Grant, with over £3,500 of prize money to be awarded!

Sign up for the Entrepreneurs Club meeting

Drop-in sessions

9 am – 12 noon

During the event, various drop-in sessions are available for you to sign up for. Questions about legal or finance-related stuff? Or business more generally – our drop-in clinics are here to help.