What’s your business idea?

Isn’t it time you seized your moment?

Calling all entrepreneurs – Saturday 10th July, 2021

It’s been a tough year for business right? So it’s about time we had some good news. We are so excited to be launching our Unite Telecoms does Dragon’s Den entrepreneur programme to local start-ups and individuals who want to make their business idea a reality.

As one of the top three shortlisted entrants you will be invited to present your business idea in front of industry professionals on Saturday 10th July, at a charity Gala event on the South Coast and win an incredible business start-up bundle plus cash prize worth over £10k!

*Photo courtesy of The News Portsmouth. Read the full article here.

672,890 start ups were founded in the UK in 2018/2019 tax year, that’s 1,843.5 per day or 76.8 per hour.*

65% of UK employees want to start their own business.* *Startup Statistics UK 2020.

Unite Telecoms does Dragons Den Business gift in a box

Win a 10k complete business start-up package

Unite Telecoms does Dragon’s Den want to give the winner the best possible start in the business world. If your business idea impresses and you are the chosen winner you will be kitted out with everything needed to get you up and running.

  • 12 months free telecoms system + £1k cash – Sponsored by Uniite Telecoms
  • 12 months free accountancy – Sponsored by Accountably
  • 3 month Telemarketing campaign – Sponsored by Inspired B2B
  • 6 months free rent – Sponsored by Shogun Business Centres
  • 6 months free networking – Sponsored by Network My Club
  • Free telesales bootcamp – Trainer Benjamin Denahee
  • Free Business IT set-up – Sponsored by Sourcetech
  • £1k towards video marketing – Sponsored by Giant Leap
  • Google and Facebook Adwords set up – Sponsored by Vooba

How to apply

This initiative is open to anyone of any age. You could be a working mum or dad who has an ambitious business idea but you need that extra help to get you off the ground, or due to COVID you may have broken away from your office job and want to go it alone. Whatever your journey we want to help.

So we’ve made applying simple.

We just need you to download and fill out our application form below, attaching any supporting documentation and click submit. That’s it.

If you have any questions regarding your application or you’re a business interested in supporting us, please do get in touch.

Deadline for applications – Monday 1st March, 2021

Please send us your completed application form and your business plan no later than Monday 1st March, 2021. The top 3 shortlisted entries will be announced on Tuesday 16th March, 2021.

Tickets for sale

Come and support your local entrepreneurs whilst enjoying a 3-course meal, auction and raffle with some inspirational guest speakers and entertainment. Use the evening to mingle and network with other local businesses whilst raising money for a great cause.

Thank you to all of our sponsors