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Our Summer Experiences are now over 50% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

Our Summer Experiences are now over 50% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

The Young Entrepreneur Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Entrepreneur Summer Experience

Overview

Places are highly limited and we are over 50% full for this experience.

The Young Entrepreneur Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully immersive experience of life as an entrepreneur in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students will have some of the most prestigious experiences of entrepreneurship that one can imagine: Designing a business strategy to create a multi-billion dollar company, visiting some of Europe’s fastest growing firms and pitching your ideas to senior venture capital investors in a Dragon's Den style venue. 

Join us for a life-changing experience that set you up for a future as a successful entrepreneur.

 

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Immersive Entrepreneurial Experiences:
  • Pitch your ideas to venture capital investors from leading private equity and asset management firms against a backdrop of London's skyline
  • Design a business strategy to create a multi-billion dollar company, with coaching and feedback from top entrepreneurs at every step
  • Visit some high-growth start-ups and get advice from their executives on how to succeed
  • Collaborate with software engineers and develop your own pioneering FinTech app
  • Attend a private networking event inside a London skyscraper
     
Meet Senior Entrepreneurs:
  • Be coached through the immersive experiences with entrepreneurs from exciting start-ups specialising in consumer goods, financial technology, human capital and more
  • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career
     
Career Coaching:
  • Receive training on how to land the most desirable jobs in entrepreneurship
  • Advice on subject choices, university selection, work experience, extra-curricular activities and more
  • World-class professional development training: dedicated coaching on all the soft skills you need to become a top entrepreneur: leadership, teamwork, communication, time management, public speaking, negotiation and more
     
Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:
  • Attending the Experience demonstrates that you have gained skills which are highly-valued by top universities
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university applications.
     
World-Class Universities And World-Class People:
  • Experience one of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL).
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.
     
Design Your Own Summer Experience:

•    Select your preferred length of experience. You can choose to attend for:

1.     Days 1-15 (the full experience); or
2.    Days 1-10 only; or
3.    Days 1-5 only

•    Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout

Immersive Experiences Days 1-5

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

  • Identify the stand-out qualities of the world’s leading entrepreneurial figures
  • Develop your understanding and ability to ideate and innovate
  • Learn about different leadership skills and how to shape your own journey as a business leader
     

Strategies for Success

  • Compete against your peers in a team challenge
  • Work together to strategize and build a business model
  • Analyse the competitor landscape and identify your USP
  • Work with industry experts to understand the risk and reward of key strategic choices
     

The Fundamentals of Finance

  • Plan your financial strategy: learn the fundamentals of cost, revenue and profit
  • Hear how Gen Z entrepreneurs fundraised multi millions
     

Pitching like a Pro

  • Attend a bespoke public speaking workshop led by a professional who coaches CEOs
  • Learn valuable techniques to manage stress during high-pressure professional situations
     

Build Your Start-Up

  • Put your newly acquired knowledge to the test as you race against the clock to conceive, strategise, finance and market a business
  • Compete against your peers to build your businesses and prepare to pitch them in the den
  • Get personalised advice from expert entrepreneurs
     

Entre the Den

  • Enter the Den and pitch your visionary brand
  • Receive personalised feedback on your unique business model from experts in marketing, growth, strategy and finance
     

Networking

  • Take part in a private networking session with top entrepreneurs
  • Put your newfound knowledge to the test
  • Have your burning questions answered by those in the know
  • Receive valuable advice from experts in the field
     

Places are highly limited and we are over 50% full for this experience.

This Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge to attend.

The programme starts on 28th July 2023. You can choose to attend for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15; and either with or without accommodation. Pricing for all options is set out below.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay via invoice/instalments, please complete this form and a member of our team will reach out to you.

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
Pitch your ideas to venture capital investors from leading private equity and asset management firms. Design a business plan to create a multi-billion dollar company
Collaborate with software engineers and develop your own pioneering FinTech. Undertake masterclasses in several marketing specialties
Private networking session with top entrepreneurs at One Canada Square
5 days dedicated to coaching on mastering every aspect of the legal and logistical processes required to start your own business and securing a place to study at a top-tier university
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £3950
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
£990
Available for an additional
£1815
Available for an additional
£2640
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 28th July 2023

Venues:

  • The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation location:

Please find below some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions you'll be able to find our full FAQ list here and you are also welcome to reach out to us at info@investin.org and we'll be happy to help!

When is the deadline for registering for an experience?
Places on our programmes are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so we will close registration as soon as we reach capacity, because of this we would always recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to attend.
Do I get a certificate?
Upon completion of the programme you will receive a bespoke certificate to include in all of your future applications. This will help you stand out from the crowd and show your passion for your chosen career. Letters of attendance are also available upon request at info@investin.org.
Who are your safeguarding team?
On each Summer Experience, we have safeguarding team members on-site 24/7 to promote the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of our students. Our team are security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time and our team is made up of Academic Professionals / LSA, Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners. Students will therefore always be able to easily contact a guardian, should they need any support.
What is included in the accommodation package?
You can choose to add our accommodation package to your booking where you will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, you will enjoy your own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship. There are also lots of communal areas such as a games room and cinema room where you will be able to socialise with other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings. You will be able to arrive at the accommodation the day before the programme starts and checkout will be the day after the programme comes to an end.
Do you offer payment plans?
We offer payment plans for our Summer Experiences, allowing you to pay in instalments. A 50% deposit is required to reserve your place. To arrange your personalised plan contact contact us at info@investin.org.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
On the mornings of day 6 and day 11 you will have rest time to allow you to recharge for the next period of your programme. You will also have time in the evenings and during your lunch break to relax and socialise with the other students on the experience.

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Covid-19

There are no travel restrictions in place in order to enter the UK; you are not required to test or to provide proof of vaccination status, so you can book your programme place with confidence.

 

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