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Interested in hearing the ideas of the most promising entrepreneurs Coventry has to over? Then mark your calendars for June 14th, as Coventry University Entrepreneurs (CUE) will be concluding one of its most successful business creation competitions to date at the CUE Grand Finale 2012.

Grand Finale 2012 will showcase the most outstanding business ideas in the areas of technology, biotechnology, software and social enterprise, and awards worth over £40,000 of cash and prizes will be handed out to the winners of CUE’s £5K Challenge.

Apart from the awards ceremony, the highlight of the evening will undoubtedly be a Dragon’s Den segment, where finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of renowned angel investors – comprising of Neil Davidson, Sherry Coutu, Tony Purnell, Paul Anson and Andy Richards. There will also be a keynote speech by Eben Upton, founder and trustee of Raspberry Pi, as well as poster and networking sessions.

The event will be held at the West Road Concert Hall from 6 to 9.30pm and interested guests should register at

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“Coventry’s brightest student entrepreneurs are having their feet thrust to the flames in a Dragon’s Den-style pitch to international angel investors…Into the den venture 21 teams that have made the CUE £40k Entrepreneur Challenge. Those not turned to toast or too badly singed will also hope to pick up thousands of pounds in the CUE competition… the June 14 finale at the West Road Concert Hall concludes “possibly the most successful business creation competition we have ever held, with over £40,000 in cash and prizes will be handed out to the winners…”

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