SOAS Ventures

We are the Student Enterprise Society at SOAS. We organize social events, talks and workshops relate

SOAS Ventures is the Student Enterprise Society at SOAS, University of London. Working with the School and the Students' Union, we are here to support students who are interested in setting up their own venture, whatever it may be. Throughout the year we will host events, speakers and great networking opportunities for students to start-up, get inspired and create change.

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As we are fast approaching the end of this academic year and what an unprecedented one it has been, we wanted to let you know, our annual ‘Tata Varsity Pitch Competition’, powered by NACUE, is BACK.
As an enterprise society actively involved in supporting student entrepreneurs, we wanted to tell you all about it.
This is the UK’s premiere competition showcasing and actively supporting early stage student and graduate start-ups throughout their entrepreneurial journey.
As a leading charitable organisation committed to actively supporting early stage students and graduate start-ups throughout their entrepreneurial journey, we have truly pulled out all the stops for .
· Two-day Bootcamp
· Impressive line-up of mentors
· Welcoming back alumni
· Highly innovative category sponsors
· And THE most important - a prize pot of £15,000 equity free funding 🏆💰

This is an exceptional opportunity for young entrepreneurs to get their business noticed by worldwide businesses and active supporters.
Running for over ten years, we continue to hunt for the best students and graduate businesses across the UK. Could a start-up from your enterprising network be in the running to be crowned Winner?
We need your help to bring this awesome opportunity to the students in your society and beyond. We know how many fantastic businesses and ideas exist within your institution and society, so let’s give them the platform they need to thrive, especially in light of this year’s pandemic. is open to all current students and graduates since 2015 so don’t forget to let your alumni know too.

If anything isn’t clear or you need further information, please don’t hesitate to contact either myself or our Events team at [email protected].

So spread the word, share with your network and join us as we get ready for !

Santander Emerging Entrepreneurs 2020 | SOAS University of London 11/03/2020

Apply for Santander Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme by 22nd March!

There is a generous amount of seed capital to be won among other benefits. Please do check the T&C's to see if your business is at a stage where it can be entered. The final nominee will be chosen and endorsed by the Knowledge Exchange team at SOAS.

Check all the details at

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SOAS Ventures is looking for a Team !!
Are you interested in businesses, ventures, entrepreneurship? Email [email protected] to be part of the team and run this society. We are looking for a president, a co-president and a treasurer. Let us know what role you would be interested in. P.S. you need to be a current SOAS student



Kickstart your career!

You got what it takes to be a founder? Then apply now for the 3 Day Startup Germany event from 01. - 03. February 2019 and found your own startup! The event will take place at Business School called WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management (Executive MBA was ranked #3 worldwide by The Economist in 2018)

Experienced Founders, VC's and mentors will support participants throughout the weekend in developing their ideas. The winning team receives attractive prizes including mentoring sessions and the possibility of participation by experienced investors.

What are you still waiting for?

Apply Now:

For more information visit:

3 Day Startup Germany - The WHU Founders Bootcamp
3 Day Startup . 3 Day Startup is a non-profit organization and an annual entrepreneurial event. Our motto is to find your co-founder, start your company and meet investors in just 3 days. 3 Day Startup is organized entirely by students where 40 entrepreneurs get together to work on their ideas over the course of 3 days to come up with creative solutions to our daily problems. 3 Day Startup ...


Even if it’s too late to sign up for our competition, it’s not too late to pitch your idea anyway or just watch it!
All SOAS students are more than welcome to attend the competition today at 6pm in room G51a.

Ventures Competition Sign-up 13/11/2018

If you have an amazing business idea but need some extra finance, participate in SOAS Venture's yearly pitching competition for a chance to win a first prize of £850 and second prize of £250!
Don't miss this opportunity!
Fill in the form below to participate!

Ventures Competition Sign-up ONLY SOAS STUDENTS ALLOWED Event Timing: November 20th, 2018 Event Address: SOAS, TBC

Become a Finimize Affiliate 13/09/2018

Sign up to Finimize, a daily newsletter that breaks down 2 top financial stories of the day !!!!!

Become a Finimize Affiliate We all know that being a student can hit the bank account pretty hard… So why not get paid for something that is minimum effort and doesn’t interrupt whatever you’re getting up to over the vac.



EMAIL YOUR CV TO: [email protected]


Director of Marketing and Events
Director of Operations and Communications
Director of Growth

Please attach a cover letter with answers to the following 3 questions (maximum of 150 words for each):

What prompted you to apply for this (these) positions? What interests you about the society?

Briefly discuss your greatest achievement (how you achieved it and why you value it).

How do you go about developing your professional skills and knowledge?




Deadline for tickets to the SOAS Law Ball is tonight, make sure to get them before they run out.

It's going to be a night to remember!

Check out the event on facebook with links to where you can find a link to purchase the tickets.


On Wednesday 15th November we have our Alumni Speed Networking event, focused on building links between current students and 3 fantastic SOAS alumni who are setting up businesses or working as freelancers.

So head on down to the careers service in Senate House at 2PM tomorrow to network with some successful individuals!

HiredGrad - Jobs 06/11/2017

Exclusively for our society members! Apply now for a summer internship at Macquarie! #/details/59aadb28e4b092c1c3253b6d/ba/59ac5378e4b0244de3d56ee8

HiredGrad - Jobs We match our network of top, fast growing companies with the most established student societies, to find the right candidate for the right job.


Pick your winner! Comment below!

- Helen Ying Yang
- Mose Vernetti
- Jorge & Armando

SOAS Dragons Den Competition 26/10/2017


SOAS Dragons Den Competition Get your brilliant business idea up and running by entering the SOAS Dragons Den Competition. Entering the competition gives you the chance to pitch for a prize of up to £250 plus mentoring from Michael Hayman MBE, founder of Start Up Britain, Seven Hills (communications consultancy) and presenter o...

SOAS Dragons Den Competition 19/10/2017

Apply now!

SOAS Dragons Den Competition Get your brilliant business idea up and running by entering the SOAS Dragons Den Competition. Entering the competition gives you the chance to pitch for a prize of up to £250 plus mentoring from Michael Hayman MBE, founder of Start Up Britain, Seven Hills (communications consultancy) and presenter o...

Photos from SOAS Ventures's post 19/10/2017

Thank you all for coming to our first start up talk!
Soon we will be anouncing all the details about SOAS' own Dragon's Den competition. Stay tuned!

Campus London - Events 10/10/2017

Check out Google's space for entrepreneurs with an amazing location in London and many events hosted each month!

Campus London - Events Find an event, Find your people.

Samsung Will Make $110 for Every iPhone X Sold 05/10/2017

"Samsung stands to make around $110 from each phone sold, which could result in billions more than the company even made on its own most-recent flagship, the Galaxy S8."

Samsung Will Make $110 for Every iPhone X Sold Analysts say Samsung could make $4 billion more off the iPhone x than it did the Galaxy S8.

How the 'Airbnb for Pets' Became a $70 Million Business 02/10/2017

Think your start-up idea is weird? Meet the Airbnb for dogs that's worth $70 Million Dollars!

How the 'Airbnb for Pets' Became a $70 Million Business DogVacay is doing away with the need for kennels by matching pet owners with tens of thousands of sitters across North America.

14 of the Best Product Page Design Examples We've Ever Seen 06/03/2017

Featured post of the day shows how product pages can utilize interactive web design for marketing and audience engagement.

Especially for those interested in coding & webD you MUST check out these interactive & innovative designs.

14 of the Best Product Page Design Examples We've Ever Seen Read about some of the best product pages on the internet, and what makes them great.

A High School Made $24 Million From Snap's IPO 03/03/2017

Directed at the SOAS Administration 😉 😊

A high school decided to invest $15,000 in an image-sharing social media startup and today is reaping the benefits.

Intelligent investments in young entrepreneurs have a high return on investment!

A High School Made $24 Million From Snap's IPO They were invited by a parent, who was a venture capital investor.

Top 7 Simple App Ideas that Made MILLIONS for their Owners 02/03/2017

Even simple ideas can go a long way.

Have an idea for an app? Need financial backing?

Fill out an application present on to become eligible for a £250-500 seed fund.

Top 7 Simple App Ideas that Made MILLIONS for their Owners Here is a list of App Ideas that made MILLIONS for their Owners.

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Oxford Inspires 2017 14/02/2017

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Meet those who are currently changing the world and building the future at Oxford Inspires 2017. The conference is your chance to meet over 40 of the most inspirational UK businessmen/women, entrepreneurs and visionaries in person to get inspired, get informed and get ahead.

Oxford Inspires 2017 Oxford Inspires is Oxford Entrepreneur’s annual conference hosting over 40 of the most successful entrepreneurs, businessmen/women, and investors in the country. Get inspired by two days of talks, debates, panel discussions, workshops, networking and mentoring sessions

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