The F Factor - For young entrepreneurs

The UK's premier startup competition for 14-18 and 19-25 year olds.

What is the F Factor?

The F Factor is a UK-wide startup competition underpinned with active entrepreneurship education for under 25 year old to harness cutting-edge innovation and shape them into solutions for the World’s most pressing problems. The F Factor provides young aspiring entrepreneurs with tools, skills-training and context to bring their ideas to life and gives the opportunities to collaborate with like-minded peers and to work experience.

For your final F Factor submission, what is needed is:

  • The description of your idea in 280 characters
  • A link to your prototype or a one minute video walk-through of your prototype
  • A Video pitch of two minutes maximum to present your idea

Eligibility: Age Groups

Category 1: In order to be eligible for this competition you must be aged between 14 and 18 by March 29th, 2020. This means that if you are currently 18 but will turn 19 before March 29th, 2020, you have to enter in the 19-25 year olds category

Category 2: In order to be eligible for this competition you must be aged between 18 and 25 by June 31st, 2020.This means that if you are currently 25 but will turn 26 before June 31st 2020, you are unfortunately not eligible to enter.

I already have a startup. Can I enter?

Yes! You can enter if you already have a startup.

However we do have some entry criteria:

  • Company registered for less than 6 month
  • Received less than 100K in funding
  • Less than 3 full time staff with salaries
  • Less than £50k revenue