Mayor's Entrepreneur Application Form

Applications to the 2024 competition are now open!

The competition closes 11th February 2024.

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The Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition is looking for business ideas to make London cleaner, greener and ready for the future. We encourage you to attend our series of free workshops to gain application tips, idea development training and a better understanding of your audience.

Applications to the 2024 competition are now open!

In order to apply you need to be:

  • A current student or a recent graduate (October 2022 onwards) from a London university
  • At least 18 years old in March 2024
  • Legally able to conduct business activity in the UK from Summer 2024.
  • Be eligible to open a UK business bank account

If you do not currently have a suitable visa or citizenship/status to set up a business in the UK from August 2024, you will need to be able to apply for a start up visa by June 2024 (more information here)