Deadline looms for £2m contest

THE deadline is looming for an entrepreneurial contest offering a share of up to £2million in investment funding.The East of England Development Agency's Running the Gauntlet 2007 competition has already attracted more than 250 hopefuls.

THE deadline is looming for an entrepreneurial contest offering a share of up to £2million in investment funding.

The East of England Development Agency's Running the Gauntlet 2007 competition has already attracted more than 250 hopefuls.

Entrants benefit from a wide range of learning opportunities through EEDA's nine commercial partners, amounting to £250,000-worth of specialist in-kind advice.

Entry is via the competition website at www.runningthegauntlet.com and the deadline for entries is midnight on September 2.