Our top 25 become the magnificent 7
Here we have it. Our Round 1 winners have spent countless days and nights perfecting their business plans and financial forecasts. A concept book store, private education service and luxury beauty products are among the top seven business ideas that have passed round 2 of The Big Start.
Seven enthusiastic candidates have been selected from the 289 initial applications (111 female/178 male), which is the highest number of applicants since the start of the competition in 2009. The Round 2 winners are representing American University in Dubai, American University of Sharjah, BITS Pilani Dubai, Manipal University and SP Jain School of Global Management.
The ideas include a new pharmacy concept, private education service, unique fashion concept, concept book store, higher education internet service, creativity and healthy recreation facility and luxury beauty products service.
Rachael Wunsch, CEO of Al Tamimi Investments (ATI), articulates how she is especially looking forward to
New Submission Deadline: April 7, 2013
Good news, prospective student entrepreneurs in the UAE. We have received so many awesome submissions and so many more requests for late submissions, and so we decided to do something about that. So stop gulping down RedBull and pulling all nighters. The Big Start Season 4 submission round has been extended! You now have until April 7 23:59 GMT+4 to submit your awesome business idea. Isn’t that a relief? Good luck!
Entrepreneur Tip of the Day: Get out of that *@!# box!
Get OUT of your room which has that “BOX” you’ve been stuck in for too long.