Organiser: Enterprise Nation
Event Type: Information Session
Join Enterprise Nation, the UK’s leading small business network, to learn everything you need to get started on your business – in just one day.
In this jam-packed session, you’ll find out how to turn a business idea into reality.
Expect practical tips, inspiring stories, and a fun, interactive Saturday. Leave armed with all you need to begin your journey as a start-up founder!
StartUp Saturday agenda:
09:50am: Dive straight in. Meet your entrepreneur trainer and fellow attendees.
10:20am: How to uncover your BIG idea and research the market
10:40am: Five points to include in a business plan
11:00am: Foolproof your finances & master your technology – with HSBC & Currys
12:15pm: Manage your books – learn what you need to know, from a local accountant and QuickBooks
12:50pm: All things web – building a business online
1:00pm: Lunch break
1:40pm: Let’s get social – learn how to spread the word about your start-up
2:20pm: How to generate sales
2:55pm: Build a brand on a budget
3:30pm: How to grow your business without outgrowing the home
3:45pm: Where to find friends and further support
4:00pm: Hear from Enterprise Nation to find out about further support available
4:10pm: Challenge and closing thoughts
There’ll be regular breaks throughout the day. All you need to bring is a pen, a notebook, and your keen mind.
StartUp Saturday classes are fun, friendly and welcoming. You’ll have plenty of time to ask questions, meet your classmates and share your experiences – on the day and on our website afterwards.
Meet the trainer: Navjot Sawheny
Nav is the founder of The Washing Machine Project, whose mission is to alleviate the burden of hand-washing clothes for everyone, everywhere.
He was born and raised in London, but his family are from unpartitioned India. Nav has always been passionate about helping others, whether it’s building life-saving cookstoves in rural India, acting as a trustee of international development charity Engineers Without Borders UK, building clean-water systems for an orphanage in Namibia or volunteering at a local homeless shelter for migrants in London. His particular interest lies in international development.
With over five years of professional engineering experience at global technology companies such as Dyson and Jaguar Land Rover, Nav sees the present as the perfect moment to combine his passions with a desire to help people start their own businesses.
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