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AssessmentDay Founder Mentors Enterprise Students

26th-27th March AssessmentDay support entrepreneurs’ boot camp at the University of Essex.

Oliver Savill from AssessmentDay joined other entrepreneurs and business gurus to sit on the panel of a Dragons’ Den style competition run by the University of Essex for budding entrepreneurs. Five teams comprising students from the University of Essex each pitched their business ideas to the dragons in a bid to receive £1,500 seed funding. The teams took part in a two-day boot camp where they could develop their ideas with the mentors and listen to talks from successful entrepreneurs. The talks included one on innovation presented by Oliver Savill from AssessmentDay.  Other speakers included Marcelle Speller founder of localgiving.com, Robert Jackson director of Dracks Healthcare and Dr Gwyn Jones director of Corptec.

Santander sponsored the prize money, which was presented to the winning team at the end of the two-day boot camp. The wining team’s business focuses on low-cost tutoring services.

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