CUE £1k Boot Camp

23 Nov 2023 - 17:30
23 Nov 2023 - 20:30

£1k Boot Camp Poster

CUE will be holding the £1k Boot Camp on Thursday 23rd November 2006. This event will be a great opportunity for those interested in the £1k Business Ideas Competition to learn how to write a winning executive summary and how to excel in this year's competition, as well as find potential ideas and team members in the networking session which follows. Everyone who is interested in entering, whether or not you have an idea, should attend! Please save the date for the £1k Boot Camp. Come and listen to James Hay, Co-founder of Splashpower and Walter Herriot, Director of St. John's Innovation Center. James Hay entered and won the CUE business creation competition in 2001. Splashpower were the first winner of the CUE competitions to attract venture capital. In January 2004, Splashpower announced the completion of their second VC funding round with Benchmark Capital investing $5.4 million.

The evening will conclude with a networking session where you can find people with ideas, find a team to help you write an executive summary and speak to inspiring entrepreneurs and professionals about their experiences.

Date: 23 November 2023

Time: Registration at 5.30pm for 6.00 start

Venue: LG19, The Law Faculty, West Road, Coventry, CB3 9DZ (directions at

Cost: Free



5.30pm Registration

6.00pm Introduction

6.10pm James Hay, Co-founder of Splashpower

6.25pm Walter Herriot, Director of St. John's Innovation Centre

6.50pm Conclusion

6.55pm Networking with canapés and drinks

8.15pm Event close


To book a place, please send your name, college and course to This is purely so that we could get some idea of numbers - registration is not essential to attend.


We hope to see you there!