King's Entrepreneurship Institute

We help you meet inspiring, entrepreneurial people; develop and support your entrepreneurial skills.

The Entrepreneurship Institute is King's College London's dedicated entrepreneurship hub. We offer support opportunities for King’s students, staff and alumni throughout their careers and start-up journeys. Whether you want to think more innovatively and creatively in your chosen career, or you have an enterprising idea or running start-up of your own, we will support you on your journey to start

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Join us in-person in Bush House next week!

Meet King’s entrepreneurs, learn how to beat procrastination, explore the skills of the future and join our Women Entrepreneur Network.

Registration via the Life at King’s app is essential to secure your place.


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We’ve got an exciting week planned for you! You can sign up for all of our events through the Life at King’s App and keep an eye on our feed for updates each day. Got any questions about our events? Get in touch by sending us a direct message 🤗


Registration for next week’s online welcome events are OPEN! 🎉
Want to learn about what we do? Our Enterprise Award? Or how we develop skills for the future?
Download the Life at King’s app to sign up for our events and many others!

Remember to keep an eye on this page for more info on what we have planned for you… 👀

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Join King’s students and students from across Europe in solving real-life challenges facing our cities and communities! 🤝

The challenge gives you a unique opportunity to develop entrepreneurial skills and network with students across Europe. Enter individually or as a team, access expert mentoring, and be in with the chance of attending the final in Belgrade!

Find all the info in our dedicated webpage ✨Link in bio!✨


This year’s top start-ups from King’s, UCL and Imperial will be going head to head on Tues 13th Sept to pitch to leading investors from London’s innovation community.

Tickets are free via link in our bio. Come along and cheer on King’s ventures! 🦁💫


Calling all student group and student society members! Would you like up to £2,000 to put your ideas and projects into action? Applications for our Entrepreneurial Engagement Fund close on 30th June so there's no time to waste 🏃🏻‍♀️
Champion entrepreneurial skills and grow your membership! You could host a hackathon to solve a societal issue or plan an Escape Room competition where teams need entrepreneurial skills to complete the mission.
Want to know more? Check out the link in our bio 👆🏼


🚀 Meet the brightest high-potential joining our Accelerator for 2021-22!

Over the next 12 months, the new cohort of King's20 ventures will undertake an intensive programme to accelerate their first stage of , gain access to leading expert , opportunities, and the opportunity to develop the 7 skills of an to aid their success.

To date, our previous cohorts have generated almost £29 million in and raised over £38 million in investment, creating over 604 jobs for the UK economy. We can’t wait the see the positive impact of Cohort VI and look forward to sharing updates over the forthcoming months.

👉🏽 Read more about the ventures here:


Low-income students will be the focus of our new £300k programme with Santander UK. Our aims are to remove barriers for students from low income backgrounds, develop their entrepreneurial skills and enhance their employability!
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Ep. 8 Disruptors - Emily Redding: What's it really like to be part of the King's20? 27/04/2021

Meet Emily Redding, CEO and founder of SMART Thinking and part of the 2020-21 King's20 cohort. In this episode of the Disruptors Podcast, Emily discusses:

🧲 What attracted her to the King's20 accelerator
🌟Advice for your application and the interview process
🚀Why even an established business will get a lot from an accelerator


Ep. 8 Disruptors - Emily Redding: What's it really like to be part of the King's20? Emily Redding is the CEO and founder of Smart Thinking, which aggregates on one platform all the latest public policy research and analysis from the leading UK think tanks. Emily is part of the 2020-2

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Meet Christopher Mjelde, CEO and co-founder at , who's part of the 2020-21 King's20 cohort.
Think you have what it takes to join the flagship programme supporting the 20 brightest and highest potential ventures of King's? Apply:

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King's Entrepreneurship Institute is built on developing the 7 Skills of an Entrepreneurial mindset and helps its community to grow and use their innovative skills, gain entrepreneurial experience in support of their future careers and understand how using an entrepreneurial mindset can enhance, and positively disrupt the way they look at career opportunities. Apply for an internship where you will receive extensive experience working firsthand with a growing venture or within the Entrepreneurship Institute team supporting and working with a range of ventures!

Mayor's Entrepreneur Workshop 4 - Application Tips 29/03/2021

Thinking of applying to the Mayor's Entrepreneur Competition? Join this workshop to:

🖋️learn how to write a compelling application
⭐Learn tips to get your application to stand out
👍hear some case studies and some examples of good and bad practice

Mayor's Entrepreneur Workshop 4 - Application Tips The fourth workshop of the 2021 Mayor's Entrepreneur competition.

Young Entrepreneurs Lived Experience 25/03/2021

Are you a young entrepreneur, 16-25 years old who's keen on sharing your experiences and challenges of entrepreneurship?

Complete the survey by 28th March for the chance to take part in paid interviews and paid focus groups!

Young Entrepreneurs Lived Experience Please share your views to help us improve the support offered to young people who wish to become entrepreneurs!

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Looming deadline! Past winners give advice on submitting a winning application. Calling 18-30 y/o creative change makers!
£60k prize pot
£100k biz support
5 winners
Apply by March 31

How to Build Successful Teams 15/03/2021

In this workshop, find out what makes a team effective and how entrepreneurs build teams that can cope with pressure and uncertainty whilst still getting the job done! happening tomorrow!

How to Build Successful Teams Learn how to build an effective and successful team

Mayor's Entrepreneur Networking Event 09/03/2021

Happening tomorrow!🚀 Interested in becoming an entrepreneur? Want to meet students from different universities? Need some inspiration? This virtual event is a great opportunity to find out more about the Mayor's Entrepreneur competition!

Mayor's Entrepreneur Networking Event Come to an event to learn more about the awards, meet like minded students and hear from past winners

Ep.6 Disruptors - Pahini Pandya: The journey from innovator to leader 08/03/2021

For International Women's day, we spoke with Pahini Pandya on our about her journey from being an innovator to a leader while being a woman in a male dominated industry.

Pahini is a King’s College London alumna, and the co-founder of Panakeia, an AI platform that enables rapid, instrument-free cancer diagnostics to inform precision treatment of cancer.
In this episode, Pahini discusses:

👧 Her childhood and how as the first girl on her dad’s side of the family in 80 years, she was encouraged and supported to try out new things and go for her dreams
💡 Starting Panakeia and deliberately defining a company culture with the over arching umbrella of "Excellence"
🌱 Growing from being an innovator to becoming a leader
📖 Her three biggest learnings so far

+ Panakeia:
+ Panakeia on social media:
+ Entrepreneurship Institute on Twitter:
+ Entreprenurship Institute on Instagram:
+ King's20:…ings20-accelerator

Ep.6 Disruptors - Pahini Pandya: The journey from innovator to leader Pahini Pandya is a King’s College London alumna, and the co-founder of Panakeia, an AI platform that enables rapid, instrument-free cancer diagnostics to inform precision treatment of cancer. In this

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The Entrepreneurship Institute is hosting its annual Venture Crawl on Wednesday the 10th of March, with speakers from the London entrepreneurial ecosystem talking about start-ups, social enterprise and impact, sustainability as well as what’s on the horizon of digital and tech.

Book your place on our virtual Venture Crawl today!

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Applications for our annual Women Entrepreneurs Retreat are OPEN!

If you're looking to launch your MVP or venture or take your business to the next level, you’ll want to make space in your calendar for this. Over three half-days in April, our expert facilitators will take you through everything you’ve ever wanted to know about boosting your brand, sales strategy, digital marketing and routes to revenue as well broader issues for women in business, such as micro inequalities and sustainable disruption.

Whatever your business goals, this Retreat will give you the tools and skills to make it a reality and give you the opportunity to connect with a community of like-minded, inspirational and innovative change-makers.

Please see the Retreat info pack for all essential application details -

Applications open from 22nd February -7th March 2021 (midnight). Successful applicants will be contacted on the 18th of March -


Last year, Thomas took part in Idea Factory.

Through the competition, Thomas made friends and developed his entrepreneurial skills. He even went on to kickstart his career, co-founding Loma - All the top secondhand sites in one click...

Have you submitted your Idea Factory application yet?
You've got less than two weeks left to get it in!

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The difference between a good and a great pitch or presentation is down to delivery. Inspire the room and make it memorable 💫

Join our workshop with Pitch Coach Jenna Davies on Tue 2 Feb to learn what it takes to create a compelling, powerful pitch. Open to King's staff, students and alumni.

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Are you one of the great innovative minds we're welcoming to King's College London next week? Hello! What an exciting journey you're setting off on 👋

We're here to help you develop an entrepreneurial version of yourself through our events, workshops and programmes💡

Like the sound of that? Sign up to our newsletter to keep in touch this year and introduce yourself to us this Welcome Week.

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And that's wrap on another incredible year at the EI 🎁 We hope everyone in our community has the chance for some R&R over the break!
2021, we're ready for you!

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