In collaboration with Qgroup, the Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneuship is proud to award an outstanding student with a scholarship for Best Student Entrepreneur 2017.
The Qgroup scholarship for best student entrepreneur 2017 is awarded to Julia Beyer with the following motivation:
"for strong academic results during the Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation of 2016-2017 (New Venture Creation track) as well as strong entrepreneurial mindset and project management skills.
For her business project, the candidate together with her follow students developed a completely natural alternative for heavy-duty sun protection for sports activity. The business project has been successful in various competitions, reaching the finals at the Venture Cup Regional south and at the Dragons at Lund University, and winning the prize for the best communicated idea at the Start-up Demo Day. During the Master’s programme, she has demonstrated impressive leadership qualities and proactiveness for the entrepreneurial commitments she was involved in, which were crucial for the development of this project. Her Master’s thesis has added to our understanding of how new ventures manage rapid growth challenges arising from overly successful crowdfunding campaigns."