LU businesses win at Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards

Roomshake and @ShrimpingIt are LU winners


Cefn Hoile (PG), Zac Garton and Josh Jahans (UG) have won awards at the final of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards in London this week.

Cefn’s @ShrimpingIt offers open programmable electronics for UK educators and took third place in the postgraduate category of the national competition, whilst Roomshake, created by Zac and Josh, helps young professionals find flatmates and quality accommodation and was placed second of the undergraduate entries. Each of the six finalists have won cash prizes ranging from £1000 to £20,000.

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LU start ups reach the final of Santander awards

Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards: Roomshake and @ShrimpingIt make the finals


The final of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards will include two Lancaster University start-ups, hoping to win valuable cash investment for their start ups.

Zac Garton & Josh Jahans have been shortlisted with ‘Roomshake’ in the undergraduate category, whilst postgraduate Cefn Hoile has also reached the final five with his business ‘@ShrimpingIt’.

They will present their businesses to the Santander Universities judging panel on 1st July in London. The Enterprise Team wish them all the best of luck and fingers crossed for a LU winner!

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