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Starting a business

Campus Enterprise Opportunities

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

Success Stories

Read about some of the businesses CEO has helped and supported on their start-up journey.


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



Wear Your Heart Out

Wear Your Heart Out is a garment printing and decoration company dedicated to producing quality customized products. Our main aim is to help budding artists and designers to earn a living from their creative talents through the sale of their work on the clothing we produce, but also offer a great value service for people’s printing needs such as promotional T-shirts and leisurewear.

For more information about WYHO 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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