Welcome to the

Grand Final 2022

Applications opening in February

The CitySpark Competition is open to all City, University of London students and recent alumni who have innovative ideas that they would like to transform into a business.

Whether you’re in the early stages of developing your business or you have already launched and you want to grow, the CitySpark programme is here to help you through become a successful entrepreneur!

After an intense round of six-week summer school, 10 finalists have been chosen to compete in the grand finals on the 7th of October

Go to the People’s vote section and cast your support to your favourite business idea! 


CitySpark Workshops 

To offer you the best support possible, we run a summer programme where 20 businesses will learn from experts in the field, and from each other.

Each participant will be offered up to  £500 to cover expenses in the development of their idea during this flexible programme built around the needs of your business.

They are now going through a six-week pre accelerator program before competing in the semi finals, learning about marketing, product development, pitching and more!


The Grand Final 2021

Out of the 23 participants in the CitySpark Summer Programme, 10 finalists will be selected to pitch in the Grand Final in early October!

The Finalists video pitches will be shared through the CityVentures channels to tens of thousands of potential customers, a great opportunity to increase your brand’s visibility!

And out of the 10 finalists, 5 winners will receive £5,000 each!