Young budding Chichester entrepreneur could win £50,000 package

A young would-be entrepreneur from the Chichester, Bognor Regis or Midhurst region could win a prize fund worth up to £50,000 of products and services to launch their business idea - and their future career.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 3:02 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 12:37 am
Young Start-up Talent is backed by the Chichester Observer Series

Young Start-up Talent - which is backed by the Chichester Observer Series - is looking for young entrepreneurs aged between 16-25 years old with a passion for business and the drive to run their own company.

Whether you are an individual, or part of a group up to five people, organisers want to hear from you.

The closing date for applications is Sunday November, 13, 2016, and if you are successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted by email inviting you to participate in the project and a series of competitive stages which will culminate in a special presentation evening when the winner will be announced.

Remember, it’s not just about the prize fund - donated by both local and national businesses.

If you are accepted on to the initiative you will meet a variety of business professionals, such as representatives of NatWest, Chichester District Council, Chichester Observer Series, Moore Stephens Accountants and marketing and PR agencies such as Creative Pod and Media Word Waves. This will enable you to build up your network to promote your business idea to the local and national community.

Ben Jeffries, who recently won the Young Start-up Talent initiative in Kent with his business ‘Influencer’, commented: “The support from the Young Start-up Talent team and sponsors has been overwhelming. It’s been a fantastic process and I really urge other young entrepreneurs to apply.”

So, what have you got to lose? Apply now at or contact organisers to find out more information - [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!

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