Welcome to Idea Idol 2018, the Best Idea Idol yet!
Click below to begin the application process & launch the next stage of your start-up idea!
Open to both Oxford University students/staff/alumni and the general public. *Please note that there is a tuition fee per team to participate.
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We accept all stages of startups including idea stage, prototype stage, seed round, series A or beyond.

BENEFITS
1. Showcase your entrepreneurial idea to respected Venture Capital funders
2. Road test your start-up in a competitive environment
3. Develop the skill set to stand out from the crowd
4. A structured mentoring programme
5. Designated industry mentors who bring additional expertise to your project team whom you can use as a sounding board.
6. Thought provoking masterclasses and workshops
7. If selected for the final stages, presentation experience
8. Exposure to the Oxford Entrepreneurial journey
Launch
 
Section 1 of 3: Tell us a bit about YOU

 
What is your first name? *

 
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What's your LinkedIn profile, if any?

Please include the full URL.
 
What is your affiliation to Oxford University, if any? *


 
How do you identify? *

We are committed to supporting gender diversity and your answer helps us to be more inclusive.

 
What drives you as an entrepreneur? (Max 100 words)

 
Tell us a bit about your Idea, {{answer_jsR59PIh6oux}}!

 
What is the name of your Business Idea / Start-up? *

 
What stage is your Idea in? *


 
Do you have anything demo-able? If you do, please share any relevant website links, mobile apps, recorded demos, etc. that we can check out: *

 
What is your Idea, please describe it briefly? (Max 200 words)

 
Please list your team mates *

Note: only ONE submission per Idea is needed. We reserve the right to disqualify any team with multiple submissions for the same idea.

Please include: First name, Last name, email, gender, Oxford affiliation

One per line.
e.g.
Jane Smith, jane.smith@example.com, female, Oxford University undergraduate
 
What is the problem that your Idea will solve? (Max 100 words)

 
How will you use the £10,000 prize money? (Max 100 words)

 
What mentoring do you need most?


 
Finally, tell us a bit about how you came to Idea Idol

 
Have you applied to OE Idea Idol before?

     
 
How did you hear about Idea Idol (Max 50 words) *

 
If you are accepted you will be required to pay a tuition to join the Oxford Entrepreneurs mentoring programme for Idea Idol. Do you accept that? *

For teams with at least one Oxford University affiliate team member: £12 for 6 week mentoring program and pitch feedback, potential introduction to investors

For teams outside of Oxford University: £500 for 6 week mentoring program and pitch feedback, potential introduction to investors, £300 for Early Bird

Important: Please note that accepted Teams will have to submit payment before being allowed to start the program.
     
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