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Side Venture Fund

Together with Santander UK Universities , we are proud to announce the City Side Venture Fund!

Deadline – 15th of September 5 PM, 2020, London time

Why apply?

In this difficult time, we want to do as much as we can to help the underrepresented with extra income, and to chase their business dream!

You can apply for up to £1000 worth of funding to fund your side hustles, to pay for essential equipment, training or marketing activities.


  1. You must be a current student, confirmed offer holder or alumni (graduated from June 2017 – Feb 2019) of City, University of London from an undergraduate or postgraduate programme
  2. Your business must not be a registered company at the companies house, we are keen to hear from side-hustlers/early-stage entrepreneurs!
  3. If awarded, you must be ready to produce 1x 500- 700 words report to show us your progress, this will be due before or on 3 months after the award is issued.

To find out more, please visit the funding application form directly.

Apply here

Winners will be announced near the end of September.

The judging panel may award a lower or higher award if the application is deemed more suitable to a different monetary value, the judging panel’s decision is final and binding at all stages.

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