Lunch and Learn: Fighting fast fashion and getting funded through competitions
Posted: Wed 31st Aug 2022
In this Lunch and Learn, Josephine Philips, founder and CEO of fashion tech start-up Sojo, talks through her journey as an award-winning business owner.
She explains how she developed a circular fashion app and how winning last year's Santander X UK Awards has shaped her business.
Chosen by Forbes Europe as one of their 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs, Josephine has featured in British Vogue and iNews.
Key takeaways from this session:
What it takes to develop a sustainable fashion brand and app
Josephine’s top tips for entrepreneurs entering the market
How to enter your business into the Santander X UK Awards 2022 for the chance to win a range of exclusive prizes, including mentoring, start-up support and a share of £150,000 in funding
About the Santander X UK Awards 2022
Enterprise Nation has partnered with Santander X to help you launch or accelerate your business with the Santander X UK Awards 2022.
This year's programme has two categories: Launch (for new businesses) and Accelerate (for growing businesses). Innovative business can enter to win a range of exclusive prizes, including mentoring, start-up support and a share of £150,000 in funding.
Shortlisted businesses will have access to an intensive eight-week programme of in-person and online training and the chance to pitch to a high-profile judging panel at the national final in London.
What can I win?
By taking part, you’ll join an online eight-week training programme that ends with a pitching competition. You’ll have the chance to win up to £10,000 to launch your idea or £15,000 to accelerate your existing business.
The competition’s total prize fund is £150,000. Winning businesses will automatically progress to the Santander X Global Award to compete against fellow entrepreneurs from across the world.