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Peter Jones Foundation

Our mission is to encourage, educate and empower!

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About the Foundation


“I set up the Peter Jones Foundation because I believe that with the right mix of support and opportunity, every young person has the potential to achieve great things and the right to a brighter future. To achieve this we deliver world-class enterprise education through our Foundation for Enterprise, and support some of the most disadvantaged young people to improve their lives through our Foundation for Children.” Peter Jones CBE

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The Tycoon Enterprise Competition

The Tycoon Enterprise Competition is running 2023/24 academic year and it’s bigger, better and more enterprising than ever before! 


Apply now to host a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy

We have been running Peter Jones Enterprise Academies within our partner FE providers since 2007, and have had more than 3500 graduates across the UK and continue to invite FE providers to partner with us. From 2018 onwards, schools can now apply to host one of the first wave of school-based Peter Jones Enterprise Academies.

Theses school-based Academies will act as hubs of outstanding enterprise provision, with students receiving pioneering support to start businesses and achieve globally recognised qualifications in business, enterprise and entrepreneurship. They will also receive funding to enable their students to start their own business while at school.

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Peter Jones Enterprise Academy

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy (PJEA) is our flagship course for schools and colleges. Running a PJEA involves offering our extended programmes of Level 3 BTEC or A Level study for your students …

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Tycoon Enterprise Competition

Tycoon is a unique national enterprise competition for students aged 6 to 18. Every participating team writes a business plan, is lent money, starts a business and competes with other student companies through a sophisticated kickstarter style platform, in safe and controlled environment …

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Meet the Tycoon finalists!

Peter Jones CBE today announces the eight teams of budding entrepreneurs that have reached the final of the nationwide enterprise competition, Tycoon. It has been another long and tough decision, with so …

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Our partners and sponsors provide the support that allows the Peter Jones Foundation to continue delivering exceptional educational experiences and improve the lives of children in the UK and around the world.


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