Enterprise Challenge final


The university’s Enterprise Challenge final takes place on Wednesday 23 May.

The university's Enterprise Challenge final takes place on Wednesday 23 May.

It is an opportunity for students and recent graduates to commercialise their business idea. The finalists will pitch to win £5,000 towards running their business.

The finalists are:

Abodle: Sagar Patel, Business Faculty
Affordable, on demand 360 degree virtual walkthroughs of potential properties to rent or buy. Abodle offers virtual reality (VR) & augmented reality (AR) services.

Adorn Events Boutique: Jeanyne Stephen, Business Faculty Eventful Box is a fully contained party box shipped directly to customers doors, providing a cheaper alternative to having an event planner. From handcrafted invitations, to personalised bunting, customers will have full control and can pick and mix what they would like included in their box to suit their budget.

BeeNice Sharing: Wei-Chun Tseng, Business Faculty is a secured online service to facilitate learning and teaching activities. It aims to bridge the gap between traditional teaching activities, and self-taught learning via the internet.

Boundless View Ltd: Riad Darawish, Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
An artificial intelligence solution for recognising image based cursive handwriting text in the Middle Eastern market.

Grow Station: Aivis Atvars, Business Faculty
Self-sustaining farming inside a container. An automated aquaponic system that can grow plants and fish that are organic all year round, anywhere in the world, despite weather conditions, without using soil.

Goobie: Lewis Warner, Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Goobie is a website and phone application that provides a revolutionary platform for organising and managing musical events.

Monova Polo: Jason Dennis, Business Faculty
An eclectic range of on-trend polo shirts in long and short sleeve with many variations on designs, fits, sizes and materials.

Rags to Rich: Mansi Kala, Business Faculty
Upcycled leather bags which will be made from old leather jackets and apparel which will otherwise be dumped in landfills.

Sprint Saver: Muhammed Thodi and Abdul Veetil, Business Faculty
Mobile app solution that helps people accomplish their savings goals. The app is developed based on the applications of behavioural science and gamification.

UnixWear: Mante Grikienyte, Business Faculty
Comfortable antibacterial socks that last forever, stay odourless, without getting any holes specifically created for those with an active lifestyle.

Vicuña Royale: Tom Houseman, Business Faculty The first ever UK brand to exclusively produce a range of products made from Vicuña: the world's most luxurious fibre.