Up to £100,000 available to Swansea University student start-up businesses

Swansea University and Swansea City AFC shareholders Martin Morgan and Brian Katzen will be co-investing up to £100,000 in every student start-up business that meets the investment criteria.

Funding will be awarded based on a detailed review of the leadership team, the business plan and the exit strategy.

The investment process is being managed by Swansea Innovations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Swansea University, hosted by Research, Engagement & Innovation Services.

For further information, please contact Lisa De Benedictis at Swansea Innovations on 01792 606577 l.m.debenedictis@swansea.ac.uk

“I firmly believe you can achieve whatever you want with hunger, ambition and belief!” Martin Morgan

“Operating in tandem with Swansea University, we will be able to combine our resources and knowledge to provide a unique approach to helping aspiring entrepreneurs obtain the skills needed to create and build their own business ventures.” Brian Katzen

 “With their wealth of experience amassed over many successful years in industry, Brian and Martin have a huge amount to offer many of our student startup businesses and we very much look forward to having them on board as we continue to accelerate our commercialisation activities.” Dr Gerry Ronan, Head of Swansea Innovations