Founders in Leicester are being encouraged to apply to compete in Santander’s annual entrepreneurship competition for emerging businesses.

Santander X has to date supported thousand of early-stage entrepreneurs and provided more than £1m in funding.

Last year Leicester founder Simon Sansome (Snowball app) and Loughborough graduate Joseph Bentley (ACT Medical) were amongst the six overall winners of the competition.

The closing date for applications this year is 16 July 2024.

See the Santander X UK Awards web page for further information and the link to apply.