Downing Enterprise 2021 

The Results

We are pleased to announce that all the teams that participated in the 2021 Pitch Event have won cash prizes and an invite to another round of pitching in June for a larger investment sum:

Cambridge Nucleomics £2000

Where You At £2000

Cleave £1000

Plastalyst £1000

Vesma £1000

ChinHubs £1000

Well done to all of the teams that took part in this year’s Downing Enterprise competition!

On June 16th 2021, Where You AtVesmaChinHubs and Cambridge Nucleomics pitched for a second time to secure further investments, along with Mydflower, a sparkling elderflower wine company founded by Downing alum Michael Dew-Veal. Following the second pitch event, the Board were extremely impressed with the quality and viability of the presented business plans. We are pleased to announce that four teams have succeeded in securing investment sums from Downing Enterprise:

Where You At £20,000

Mydflower £20,000

Cambridge Nucleomics £Amount TBC

ChinHubs £10,000

 

Congratulations to the Downing Enterprise teams – we are excited to see what you achieve next!

Downing Enterprise 2020

The Results

We are pleased to announce that the cash prize winners of the first Downing Enterprise 2020 Pitch Event on the 10th March are:

Aquaer £2000

Empads £2000

Charlie £1000

Audilyne £1000

Following the first event, we invited back the winners to pitch for a second time in a private event on the 11th June. Aquaer, Empads and Charlie presented their developed business ideas for a chance to secure further investments, which totalled £45,000 this year! All three teams were offered investment sums, and the final investments are as follows:

Aquaer £25,000

Charlie £5,000

Well done to all of the teams that took part in this year’s Downing Enterprise competition.