Support for student and graduate entrepreneurs

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Being enterprising is about putting creativity and innovation into action, showing initiative, finding opportunities and adapting to challenges – skills, behaviours and attributes that every employer wants and new business venture needs.

If you are a student, graduate, postgraduate and want to become more enterprising, or are thinking about starting your own business, take a look at the opportunities below.

Start-up Accelerator

Offering workshops, intensive team-building weekends and various programmes, the Leicester Start-up Accelerator can help you grow your business ideas.

Learn more about the Leicester Start-up Accelerator

Funding and grants

The Leicester Start-up Accelerator offers a variety of funding opportunities and grants, whether you're launching your business or for scaling and growth.

Browse current funding opportunities