Big Ideas Wales

Big Ideas Wales is an external enterprise body, run by the Welsh Government, which is dedicated to helping people develop their business and relevant skills. They offer a range of activities through the means of funding, workshops and more.

Below, are some new opportunities for students and graduates to get involved in.   

Big Ideas Wales 'Bootcamp to Business'

If you're aged 18 - 25, motivated, ambitious and raring to get your business off the ground, join Bootcamp to Business.

Bootcamp to Business is a 3 day residential experience to get the essential business skills you need, including new connections, support and ideas from leading Welsh entrepreneurs, as well as support from your dedicated business adviser and access to Welsh Governments Role Model network. To learn more, read this blog from last year's event.

*CLOSING DATE*- 23rd October

Apply here

Big Ideas Wales 'Celebrated'

Big Ideas Wales Celebrated is a National Competition and Showcase of Entrepreneurial Talent in Wales for 16-25 year olds. 

The competition is open to any 16-25 year old resident in Wales.  Entries are welcome from teams of up to 6 people or from individuals, and it doesn't matter whether they are in education or not - it's open to anyone of this age group.

So if you have completed an enterprise project or enterprise activity during your studies, or if you are running your own business, or developing an idea we would encourage you to enter. Cardiff Met students were very successful last year, bringing home two fantastic awards

*CLOSING DATE*- 1st February

Apply here

To find out more about Big Ideas Wales visit their website. You can also like their Facebook Page and Follow them on Twitter.

Big Ideas Wales is run by Business Wales. Business Wales is the Welsh Assembly Government support service which aims to assist graduates in starting up new businesses in Wales that demonstrate growth potential.