Entrepreneurs Network (THEN)
Trinity Hall’s Entrepreneurs Network encourages student entrepreneurship at Trinity Hall, compliment the work of the University Enterprise Network, and raise the profile of the College through increasing engagement with wider innovation and entrepreneurship communities.
THEN aims to:
- increase student awareness of entrepreneurship by promoting University enterprise events and competitions, as well as hosting events in College which promote entrepreneurship.
- provide support for students, postdocs and alumni looking to commercialise their ideas. This support is both financial through grants from the Experiencing Entrepreneurship Fund and the award from the Lee-Yung Family Fund for entrepreneurship; and practical support, through advice via the careers directory, access to a network of like-minded alumni and a mentoring scheme.
Lee-Yung Family Prize
If you are a student, post-doc or alumnus up to five years from graduation looking for additional funding to translate your ideas and inventions into useful products through improving skills, purchasing materials or accessing a makerspace, you are able to apply to the Lee-Yung Family Fund for Entrepreneurship. Each year until 2022, £1,000 will be distributed across up to five teams or individuals. At the end of the year an additional £1,000 will be awarded to the team/individual whose concept or product shows the most promise.
Applications are open to undergraduates, graduates or post-docs affiliated with Trinity Hall or a Trinity Hall alumnus within five years of graduation. Teams must contain at least one member who fulfils the eligibility criteria.
Apply by completing the form below and sending it to THEN@trinhall.cam.ac.uk. Applications will open later this year. Winners are expected to provide regular updates and a final report by the end of 2020. With thanks to Aaron Lee (1992) for his support. Lee-Yung Family Prize Application Form 2020
Experiencing Entrepreneurship Fund
This fund supports students (i) with costs of accommodation/travel for students undertaking internships with start-ups over the Long Vacation or (ii) students/postdocs undertaking travel related to entrepreneurship such as participation in a hackathon.
With thanks to Graham Ross-Russell (1953) for his support.
Experiencing entrepreneurship award application 1920 – application deadline 24 February 2020.
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