Back at the end of January we highlighted the Emma Jones and Enterprise Nation inspired Startup Workshops that are running across London in IKEA stores during the rather handy evening time (for those with full time and day time commitments) of 7pm - 9pm.
At an also rather reasonable £20 these workshops were aimed at inspiring and motivating attendees to do ‘that thing’,‘start that business’ or ‘take that idea’ and make it a reality. Click this Startup Workshops link to find out more about this initiative and also all the dates and times that matter.
Emma’s other initiative ‘StartUp Saturday’ has also been well acclaimed and has helped make a real difference to many potential and early stage self starters.
We were glad then to hear that the Startup Saturday class is back and whilst they will have a base and 6 sessions from now until November at the British Library in London, there will also be a tour heading right across the UK heading to the cities of Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool, Belfast, Edinburgh, and Birmingham.
Again at a cost effective price of £30 these Saturday daytime events will cover some pretty major startup topics:
How to uncover your BIG Idea and research the market
5 points to include in a business plan
The must-do’s – register the company and protect your brand
Straightforward finance and easy budgeting techniques
Setup tips on office tech, furnishings & fashion!
All things web – building a home online
Simple sales roadmap and cold-calling made easy
Make some noise! Successful marketing on a budget
5 essential social media tools and how to make the most of them
Teamwork – how to grow the business without outgrowing the home
If you are interested in going to one of these events check out the locations, dates and times below - we’ve added a direct link for you, should you wish to book tickets. You can’t get handier than that!
London, various Saturday Dates from May to November - book here
We hope that the Saturday classes are a real success and that Emma goes on to encourage more potential self starters, whether they are working 9-5 or not, to start that thing that they love and take those ideas and make them into real business realities. If you like what you see here on Startacus and want to get involved yourself, why not become a member of our growing community by joining for free here!
Mi-IDEA Manchester Networking Event
27th Sep 2016
The teams from CISCO and Manchester Science Partnerships have teamed up to create Mi-IDEA, a post-accelerator designed to foster and nurture digital innovation in the North West of England.