MBA students finalists in Mayor of London’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2015 Competition

crpThree Brunel MBA students (Rajan Dua, Chloe Zhen and Paul Ouro) are happy to share that their recently launched business venture, Stars Key And Hutch has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for Mayor of London Low Carbon Entrepreneur Competition 2015.

The competition asks London’s students and recent graduates to come up with idea’s to reduce London’s energy use and carbon emissions.

In total, 150 applications were received this year out of which only 10 teams will compete in the final round.


The final round, which is to be held at City Hall on 13th March 2015, Stars Key And Hutch will be pitching their idea in Dragon’s style (a two minute pitch) to the judging panel who picks the winner (a price of £20K!).


The 2015 panel includes Dame Elllen MacArthur DBE, award-winning solo yachtswoman; Charlene White, journalist & newsreader; Richard Reed, entrepreneur, co-founder of Innocent Smoothies; Siemens UK CFO Andrew Hall; Siemens Global Head of Urban Development Martin Powell; Morad Fareed, co-founder of Delos; and the Mayor’s Senior Adviser on Environment and Energy Matthew Pencharz.

This is the first time that a team from Brunel has made it to the first round! Brunel Business School wishes them the best of luck!


One thought on “MBA students finalists in Mayor of London’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2015 Competition

  1. This is very exciting news – an interesting business model – certainly heavily student-culture focused – may need a tone down or transition for new grads looking for a more established way of life! If they can transition people out of halls I am sure they will do very well, especially in the capital.

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