For 31 years the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs has helped creatives bring their ideas and business goals to life.

Partnering with MeWe360, the programme aims to enable and celebrate talented entrepreneurs to make positive social impact through their creative ventures. 

DBACE is now open to all applicants over the age of 18. There is no upper age limit!

£60,000 prize fund

12 months tailored business support

5 winners

Should I apply?

Featured video

Wanted: Change makers

A call out to individuals wanting to drive positive social impact through their creative enterprise.

DBACE winners in conversation: how to write a winning application

Hear from previous DBACE winners on their experience and advice for applying.


This website is full of resources that can help with your application. They will also be useful to anyone wanting to learn more about turning an idea into reality and starting a business.


Videos — Inspiration, tips & guidance
Guide to writing a planWriting a plan to help turn your ideas into reality
Resource directoryInformation and advice for entrepreneurs
GlossaryA glossary of key business words and concepts
Information events Where to find information events to help you apply
FAQFrequently asked questions about applying
Tips from the panelDirect feedback and advice from our judges
Tips for applyingGeneral tips for applying to DBACE

Since 1993 DBACE has supported over 400 ventures and entrepreneurs.

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