Clear provides Business Strategy Consultancy prize for £12,000 Silicon Beach Training Start-up Competition

Want to Win £12,000 of Business Essentials?

Do you own a business in the South-East that’s less than two years old?

Do you need support to grow your business?

Do you want to win a package of business essentials worth over £12,000?

Then apply for the Silicon Beach Start-up Competition.

Silicon Beach Start-up Competition

Clear Business Development is proud to co-sponsor Silicon Beach’s brand new Start-up Competition in conjunction with Crunch Accounting and Midnight Communications.

One start-up will win a top prize made up of a package of essential services needed for running a successful new business – Accounting, PR and Marketing, Business Strategy Consultancy and Training – valued at over £12,000!

This is superb opportunity for a young business to kick-start their growth!

How to Win

We’re looking for the best start-up business from London and the South-East.

If you run a business that’s less than two years old, complete the application form to tell us about your business.

We will shortlist our top 25 entrants and pass these on to our respected panel of judges who create a shortlist of the five start-ups they think are most promising.

These 5 finalists will then be invited to Brighton to pitch their business to our judges.

After questions the judges will then decide upon a winner to receive the prize of £12,000 of business essentials.


Crunch Accounting – the UK’s leading online accountancy software, Crunch provides new businesses with a platform that makes finances simple as well as offering expert support .

Midnight Communications – Brighton’s leading PR agency, Midnight Communications has a long successful history helping new businesses to spread their message and get seen and heard.

Clear Business Development – provides insight into intelligent business strategy, Clear Business Development gives new businesses the strategy to grow profitably.

Silicon Beach Training – the South coast’s top IT and Business training company, Silicon Beach have 15 years of experience providing businesses with the skills they need to succeed.


£10,000 worth of training at Silicon Beach Training
One year subscription to Crunch Accounting worth over £900
£1000 of PR consultancy with Midnight Communications
£1000 of business strategy consultancy with Clear Business Development


Mike Herd – Executive Director of Sussex Innovation Centre

Caraline Brown – Owner of Midnight Communications

Lisa Reynolds – Owner & Founder of Let Me Do That For You and Owner & Founder at Gatwick Diamond Business Curry Club

Darren Fell – Founder & Managing Director at

Andrew Davies - Managing Director Silicon Beach Training


Competition opens – 13th November 2013

Competition ends – 28th February 2014

First round of judging – 3rd – 21st March 2014

Final – 18th April 2014

Terms & Conditions of Entry

See the full terms and conditions here.

So what are you waiting for?

For your chance to win this amazing prize for your business, simply fill out the easy application form.

We can’t wait to see all of the entrants!