entré - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

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Test your business ideas with the help of mentors and business connections.

Entré is a student-run company at the University of Canterbury, inspiring students to aspire to excel in the business world.

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Enter the 2017 85K Start Up Challenge Competition

Entries close 5pm June 5th 2017.


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2017 Napkin Challenge winners announced

Congratulations to our winners for this year's competition! Overall Winner: Interactive Petrol Map by Josie Milton; Best App idea: Eating impact on world by Mikayla Haycock; Funniest: Pet Dating App by Shakila Saroni; Most beneficial to students: Student Eats by Jarred Durling; Most practical: Computer availability App by Chris Visagie. Thank you to everyone who entered!

$85k Challenge Competition Winners Announced!

Congratulations to all of our winners, announced at the Annual Awards Ceremony on the 4th October! A special congratulations to Anteater (Peter Randrup, Rebecca De Prospo & Duncan Shand) who were announced as the grand winners and Sonder Leather (James Richardson) for taking the runner up prize. Read more.

2017 Entre Executive Announced

Thank you for all of your applications for a role on the 2017 entre Executive. The 2017 team has been announced - congratulations to you all! Read more

Fonterra Competition Winners announced!

Congratulations to all of the winners of the Part 2 Milkshake Edition: Product to the People Competition! The Overall Winners were Udder Beauty (Michael McRae, Dan Chan & Hugh Baird) who won tickets to the SingularityU NZ Summit Conference and a cash prize. Well done team! The runner up's were Abbas & Julia, Best Business Plan was The Red Velvet (Nur Ummira Arifin & Liyana Azizul) and the Hunger Games Catalyst prize went to Charlie and the Unicorn (Samuel Park, Bryan Lim & Charlie Hu). Thank you to everyone who took part and to Fonterra for their sponsorship.

2016 $85K Challenge Competition Top 11 Qualifiers announced!

Congratulations to the 11 teams that were announced as our qualifying teams for 2016, at the Qualifiers Ceremony on 2nd June at Ara!


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  • Entré Ltd
    Centre for Entrepreneurship
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
    New Zealand
  • Clubs Administrator for Entré
    Mary Cunningham
    Ph: 03 369 3381
    Centre for Entrepreneurship, Ground Floor, Forestry Building