Bathgate Group is delighted to confirm that Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Entrepreneurship has been shortlisted for the Outstanding University Entrepreneurship Award at the Times Higher Education Awards (THE Awards). This is the first time that LJMU has been shortlisted for the Outstanding University Entrepreneurship Award at the THE Awards – also known as the ‘Oscars of Higher Education’.
This July, the final showcase of IdeaLab 2017 took place at Sensor City, the impressive Liverpool-based technical innovation centre and University Enterprise Zone. The Centre for Entrepreneurship at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is behind IdeaLab, a pilot accelerator programme for technology-driven ideas, which is supported by the Bathgate Start-up Fund.
Bathgate Group sponsored and attended the IdeaLab 2016 Student Showcase, at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), on Wednesday 14th September. Gary Laverick, Bathgate Group CEO and Alastair Jones, Head of Underwriting at Bathgate Business Finance, were involved in judging presentations by four teams of student entrepreneurs, hoping to win support for their ideas, in a Dragon’s Den style pitching process.