27th March 2018
A group of students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh took part in 3 Day Startup by the LAUNCH.ed Team. The creative, entrepreneurial and productive weekend saw our 3DSers learn how to start-up over a weekend.
Participants arrived at the venue, the Outreach Centre, with or without start-up ideas and were lead through dedicated brainstorming, preliminary pitches with feedback on Friday. By the end of the day we had seven teams with their start-up ideas ranging from social enterprises offering a social conscious alternative to shopping and gift buying to a possible solution to the NHS and GP waiting times.
Saturday saw the teams back for Read More
7th November 2017
Liita Lyaloo Cairney has made the shortlist for the BQ Emerging Entrepreneur awards which recognises the UK’s 35 up-and-coming entrepreneurial stars.
Liita founded her product Koree. A reusable hygiene device that provides both functional psychological protection to effectively and affordably manage menstrual cycles. This has since developed to include a site; First Period, dedicated to providing free education on the menstrual cycle in a safe, non-judgemental space.
According to UNICEF, 77% of girls Read More
8th September 2017
This journey began in March when LAUNCH.ed made a call for applications to 3 Day Startup (3DS). It was an exciting three days learning how to come up with ideas, pitch, and work in teams. Even more exciting was the discovery that LAUNCH.ed is available to guide students through the business process (starting out, business plans as well as funding) up to two years after graduation. LAUNCH.ed also recommends opportunities and events to students and this is how I learned about the Georgetown-Santander fellowship. I applied because Read More
24th April 2017
Join us for this free event to develop your business/social enterprise idea. In just one day take your idea to a fully fledged pitch using the lean start-up principles.
This exciting, intensive one day workshop will certainly challenge you to develop your business idea!
The bootcamp is open to all students from the University of Edinburgh and recent alumni (within two years).
This event is now closed
26th March 2017
Be among the first to see the newest start-up ideas to come out of one the UK’s most innovative student entrepreneurship events.
50+ student entrepreneurs from Undergrads to PhD students from the University of Edinburgh and beyond, will be building businesses from scratch, having applied to participate in the prestigious 3DS (3 Day Startup) challenge.
You are invited to this unique opportunity to hear these brilliant ideas and pitches. Enjoy networking with a wine reception afterwards.
3rd October 2016
3 Day Startup is a 72-hour learning-by-doing campus workshop that teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment.
Make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in one of the most exiting business start up events to come to Scotland. Apply for the FREE program that has 70 events across 4 continents. 3DS have supported 41 student startups collectively raising $14.5 MM investment.
Apply now and become one of the 3500+ global 3DS alumni from 40+ different majors across universities such as MIT, Harvard and Cornell.
This event is perfect for those people who want to work on a new idea or have a really early stage idea that needs a team around it to make it happen.
If this describes you definitely don’t miss out!
This event kicks off Enterprise Week. For more information on this and to see what other events are on click here.