Got an idea that can win you funds from our £15k prize pot? Look no further!

Here’s City’s biggest competition! It’s time to get the gloves tied up and get ready for action. Your chance to win £3K and join City’s Launch Lab (our community of entrepreneurs and exclusive coworking place). *T&C’s apply*

Whether you’re in the early stages of developing your business or you have already launched it and you want to grow it, the CitySpark programme is here to help you become a successful entrepreneur!

The CityVentures team provide you with all the support you need to grow your idea and submit your application by offering weekly workshops that cover all the fundamentals to grow your idea.




Friday 12th January 

CitySpark application opened

Wednesday 28th February 

Workshop 1 – Coming Up With A Good Business Idea

Wednesday 6th March

Workshop 2 – Creating A Unique Value Proposition

Wednesday 13th March 

Workshop 3 – Building A Marketing Strategy

Friday 15th March

Info Session (learn more about the application process of CitySpark)

Monday 18th March 

Deadline for CitySpark application (1pm)

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 

Marking applications and scores

Thursday 28th March 

CitySpark Grand Final 6pm

 For any questions or queries regarding the CitySpark Workshops or the CitySpark Grand Final please email

CitySpark Workshops

A three weeks programme to help you develop your idea and take it to the next stage.

A three week workshop programme open to City students, graduate and alumni looking to start and develop their business idea or anyone who may want to develop, test and improve their business ideas prior to the CitySpark Grand Final.

We welcome anyone to attend our workshops however note that the CitySpark competition itself is only open to the City community (terms and conditions apply). These workshops will help increase your chances of winning one of the 5 x £3,000 awards.


The Grand Final

The finalists will be selected to pitch in front of an audience and a panel of judges in early April for a chance to win one of the 5 x £3,000 awards.

That’s a prize pot of £15,000!


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