6pm to be followed by drinks reception
The CitySpark Business Plan competition 2010 has entered its final week following the First Round Judging last
Thursday. Twelve external judges representing entrepreneurs, venture companies and other business leaders have
chosen six teams from across City’s schools to advance to the final round this week.
The prize-giving event at 6:00pm on Thursday, 25th March to be held in Room AG07, College Building will have digital entrepreneur Charlie Muirhead as guest speaker.
Founder and CEO of t5m – the 5th medium - one of the world’s leading producers of branded video entertainment for the web, Charlie will share his personal story of getting started in business (having started out without any previous business experience or industry contacts) and shed light on the path he took that made him one of the industry’s well-regarded entrepreneurs, networkers and telecoms industry experts. He will also share his thoughts on web-based businesses and how t5m empower and enable its partners to benefit from the digital domain as well as traditional media. Prior to t5m, Charlie founded Nexagent the pioneer and world leader in process automation solutions for delivering advanced IP services across multi-network environments. He also founded iGabriel.net an angel investment network in 2000, and in 1996 Charlie’s success started with the inception, flotation and acquisition of Orchestream the market leader in IP Service Activation software for MPLS-VPNs.
Find out which of the six shortlisted teams: Unigrade Mobile Application, Mind Squared Consultancy, Enter London, Vend It All, Onofri & Wang Ltd and Avant Media will take the 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes. The Business Plan Competition’s £5,000 first prize also comes with automatic entry into the London City Incubator, Research & Enterprise’s virtual incubation facility where MBA interns nurture new ventures by preparing intensive market research reports & helping them find external funding. The second-prized winners get £2,500 while third prize students take home a cool £1,000.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place at the prize-giving evening.
For more information, go to www.city.ac.uk/cityspark
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12.00am - 12.00amThursday 25th March 2010