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Starting a business

Campus Enterprise Opportunities

Make your idea happen whilst you're studying at De Montfort University.


Find out more about our 3 week enterprise scheme for final year students looking to become self-employed.


Take a look at some of the businesses we've helped start-up!


Starting a business

If you are thinking of starting your own business or working for yourself, Campus Enterprise Opportunities (CEO) can help provide you with the right advice and guidance to get your business off the ground.

From lingerie design to festival taxis, hard work and dedication means hundreds of innovative ideas from DMU students and graduates have flourished into successful businesses with the help of CEO.

CEO’s events help to increase your business start-up knowledge and provide valuable inspiration to develop your idea, whatever type of business you are looking to start.

Getting involved with CEO isn’t just about starting a business. It is also about developing enterprising skills that could help you stand out from the crowd when you are starting out in the world of work.   


Business of the Month



Major London 05

Major London 05 is an urban sportswear fashion label by designer sisters Navpreet and Gurpreet Bains.

Navpreet graduated from our Fashion Design |course in 2012 before being accepted onto the Enterprise Inc. program the following year. They launched their label in January 2013 and have since had support from Little Mix, Danielle Peazer, Misha B, Paigey Cakey, Hatty Keane and TOWIE'S Ferne Mccann.

For more information about Major London 05, please visit their website| and Facebook page.|



How we can help

If you have a business idea or just want to find out more about starting up, then CEO are here to help. CEO provides support and access to a range of workshops, advice sessions and start-up funding to help get your idea off the ground!


Don't miss out!

For all of the latest information about CEO’s forthcoming events and activities, starting a business or developing your ideas, email ceo@dmu.ac.uk| or call 0116 207 8914

You can also keep up-to-date with CEO on all of our social media channels.


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