Mont Rose Angel 2020

MRC Angel Business Competition (2020/21)

This year`s competition will be divided into 2 stages

1st Stage – MRC Exhibition

MRC Exhibition is open to all the MRC students who are already running a business and or have a business idea. The exhibition will take place on the 11th and 12th June 2020 at Montrose House, Gants Hill Campus. Students will have to register to participate. On the exhibition day participants can merchandise their products and services and or promote their business ideas. On the exhibition day judges will select finalists who will automatically qualify for the 2nd stage of MRC Angel Business Competition 2020/21.

2nd Stage – MRC Angel Final Competition

MRC Business Competition Finalists 2020/21 will work with industry and academic mentors who will prepare and groom them for the Final Business Competition, which will take place in February 2021 at Montrose, House Gants Hill Campus. External business and industry experts will facilitate various business-oriented workshops which will develop and enhance finalist`s business skills and knowledge. On the day of the MRC Business Competition 2020/21 special selected Judges will crown the winner.

The Judges

Our judges are made up of a panel of academic staff and entrepreneurs, business development experts, and government officials from within and outside the college.

The judging criteria will consider the following:

  • The viability of the business or business idea.
  • Business strategizing
  • The operational factors.
  • Market and competition analysis.
  • The projected financials.
  • ENTERING THE COMPETITION

    Email your application to competition@mrcollege.ac.uk

    • Individual application.
    • Team Application (maximum of 4 members).
  • COMPETITION PRIZE

    • £500 cash
    • Serviced Office for 6 months based in Mont Rose House.
    • Continuous mentoring
  • SCHEDULE

    DATE   DESCRIPTION
    02 March to 30 May 2020 Call for Exhibitors
    30 May Closing date for the call for exhibitors
    11 and 12 June MRC Exhibition at Montrose College Gants Hill Campus.
    19 June Announcing of the semi-finalists
    1 October 2020 Meet the Mentors and Angels (mentoring begins and regular meeting will occur between the semi-finalist and the mentors)
    13 October Workshop- How to market your business
    5 November Workshop-(A)Digitalisation (B)Business plan formulation
    26 January 2021 Workshop-Book-keeping/Accounts
    20 February 2021 Workshop- (A) Awareness of Business Law (B) Business etiquette Submission of Business plan
    10 March 2021 MRC Angel Business Competition Day
    March to August 2021 Continuous mentoring for the winner
  • CONTACT US

    For more details, contact Tsitsi Marima at:
    Tel: 0208 566 5009
    Email: competition@mrcollege.ac.uk