richmonds den

Richmond’s Den is back for 2013. Following the success of last year’s competition, budding or growing social entrepreneurs are invited to ‘Take the Next Step’ - all it takes is 500 words to enter. The winner will walk off with a £10,000 prize package but all entrants will benefit. Shortlisted entrants will receive tailored support to develop their business ideas; all entrants will be offered support through workshops and other events throughout the year. Full details are at and you can also follow us on Facebook at

Key points

  • Been thinking about a business idea? Or already up and running? It’s time to do something about it.
  • ‘Take the Next Step’: If your idea has a social or environmental element, take the step…just let us know about your idea or plan in 500 words and we’ll help you step up.
  • Entry is simple: 500 words through the online form - the website contains all the guidance needed.
  • Previous entrants - welcome to enter again!
  • The winner will receive a £10,000 cash prize and runners up prizes of £1000, both to help develop the enterprise further.
  • Enter by 9.00 on 7 May 2013
  • Tailored support for shortlisted entrants: approx 13 May to 7 June, provided by members of Richmond Social Enterprise Partnership.
  • ALL entrants will benefit - there’s nothing to lose and 500 words could just change your life.

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