Marketest’s 2013 Competition has come to a close
You can now look forward to our 2014 Business Start-Ups Competition launching February 2014
You can now register your interest in the competition, we will contact you near the time.
2013 Business Start-Ups Competition Winners
1st prize: £1,000 Tailored Market Research: Anderson Garland - Roam Folding Bike
The Roam Folding Bike is an innovative approach to 21st century urban cycling with users at the centre of the design. The Roam is designed for all aspects of modern life due to the lightweight and tough material that can be folded in seconds. What makes the Roam folding Bike unique is that it allows users to conveniently pull the folded unit like wheeled luggage, unlike existing folding bikes. The Roam frame caters for more modern riding styles, extending the life of the product and creating a unique contemporary aesthetic.
2nd prize: £500 Tailored Market Research: Julien Bek - SmartUp Ltd
The product is an innovative light socket adapter and that gives customers more control over their home’s lighting system, by letting them control it through a WIFI connection to their smartphone/tablet/computer allowing customers to increase their energy savings
Read more about the winners on this blog post
Stimulate and promote entrepreneurial initiative in the UK
Bring out new business ideas
Support the transition from the idea to the launching stage
Promote and reward start-up projects
Who can enter?
UK resident, 18 years old or older, who has a new business idea!
Your idea doesn't have to fit into a box, despite your target market, industry or service we want to hear about your business idea!
What's the benefit?
- Entitled to tailored market research at a 15% discount rate for a period of 12 months.
- A 50% discount on every market research report bought for/by the entrepreneurs that you support
Expertly tailored and personal market research report for your business plan worth:
An online survey of your target market (potential clients)
- 1st prize: market research project worth £1,000
- 2nd prize: market research project worth £500
Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit or an innovative business idea?
|| Submission of the application forms. To do so you need to register your interest here.
|| Selection of the best business ideas by Marketest judges.
|May / June 2014
|| Announcement of the Winners of the 2014 Business Startup Competition.
If the answer is YES, we want to hear from you!