Where Angels Dare 2007

Four teams of budding entrepeneurs took to the Cambridge Guildhall stage on Monday 18 June to pitch their high-tech business ideas to a panel of angel investors in a thrilling, Dragons' Den-style showdown. They were competing in Where Angels Dare 2007, organised by Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE), for a total prize fund of no less than £30,000. Click here to browse photographs of the event.

CUEBiC & 3P Finalists Announced

Cambridge University Entrepreneurs held their Finalists' Dinner on Monday 19 February 2023 in the splendid surroundings of St Catharine's College. Click here to browse photographs of the event.

Where Angels Dare 2007

18 Jun 2023 - 18:30
18 Jun 2023 - 21:30

Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE) warmly welcomes you to its flagship and most exciting event of the year: Where Angels Dare 2007.

CUE will award £30,000 in cash prizes to the winners of our prestigious business creation competitions in an exciting Dragons' Den style showdown!

Since 1999, CUE has had over 450 entries and has awarded over £280,000 in grants to 31 business ideas. These companies have raised more than £15m further funding and are currently valued at more than £30m. Our competitions help create global companies.


Details of the event are as follows:

CUEBiC & 3P Second Round Deadline 23 April 2023

23 Apr 2023 - 00:00
23 Apr 2023 - 23:59

The finalists must submit full business plans and posters of their business ideas. The full business plan is limited to 40 pages.

Submissions consist of a full business plan describing the service or product, an estimation of the realism and size of the market, an explanation of the competitive advantage your idea possesses, a thorough analysis of how the business will be funded, an operational plan covering logistical issues and a brief description of the skills, commitment and other qualities that you and any team members would bring to the process of realising the idea. Submissions to the 3P competition should also give a compelling description of their social or environmental purpose.

CUEBiC & 3P Second Round Boot Camp

24 Mar 2023 - 09:30
24 Mar 2023 - 17:30

CUE will be holding the CUEBiC & 3P Second Round Boot Camp on Saturday 24 March 2007. This is a great opportunity to hear from successful entrepreneurs, an experienced business angel, a venture capitalist and managers from law and consultancy firms. The event will help you succeed in your own business. Various topics will be covered including business plan financials, market strategy, intellectual property and raising funding. Please refer to the programme below for details.


Date: 24 March 2023

Time: 9.00am to 6.00pm

Venue: PA Consulting, Royston

Cost: Free

Finalists' Dinner

19 Mar 2023 - 18:00
19 Mar 2023 - 22:00

The Finalists’ Dinner is an annual black-tie event where the finalists for the CUEBiC and 3P competitions are announced. The finalists are chosen based upon the first round submissions. The finalists will have the opportunity to make a 55 second pitch to an audience of fellow entrants, judges, mentors and invited guests from the business community. After the Finalists’ Dinner, each finalist team will be allocated an experienced mentor.

At least one member of each team in the competition must attend the Finalists’ Dinner.

CUE Competitions Handbook

The Competitions Handbook contains a full description of the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs business ideas and creation competitions.

A new version with updated dates and prize amounts was published today. Click here to download a copy!

CUEBiC & 3P First Round Deadline 20 February 2023

20 Feb 2023 - 00:00
20 Feb 2023 - 23:59

CUE would like to remind all members of the University that the deadline for entering the first round of the CUEBiC & 3P Business Creation Competition is the 20 February 2007. Cash prizes totalling £30,000 are available, and you retain all rights to your ideas. For more details about the competition, please see our Competitions Handbook.

To enter the CUEBiC & 3P Business Creation Competition, follow these online instructions.

CUEBiC and 3P Boot Camp Videos Online

Videos of the speakers at the CUEBiC and 3P Boot Camp are available to download.

2005 CUEBiC Winner Wins 'Running the Gauntlet 2006'

MARGO Technologies has been declared a winner of Running the Gauntlet 2006, a prestigious competition held annually by the East of England Development Agency (EEDA). MARGO, a spin-out of the Cambridge University Engineering Department, was formed shortly after its proposal won the CUE Business Creation Competition (CUEBiC) in 2005/06.

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