Start-Up Day Reloaded

Host: BIPC

Location: Online

Cost: Free


Wednesday, 28th April 2021 at 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Following the success of our national Start-up Day in November, six of the Business & IP Centres in UK libraries have teamed up again to bring you another great day of lively and informative presentations for new business founders.

We’re also delighted to be joined by Mintel, PRECIOUS and Santander.  Mintel is a world expert in what consumers want and why. PRECIOUS is a digital platform, network and resource for women of colour, launched by Foluke Akinlose MBE.  Santander offers everyday banking for your business.

Our programme of sessions is:

10:00 – 10.45: How COVID-19 has changed consumers’ behaviour and attitudes with Mintel

10.50 – 11.25: What’s your business personality?  With Tim Cooke (MENTA)

11.30 – 12.25: Using online tools to start and grow your business with Ruth Roan (Building Business Consultancy

12.30 – 1.05: PRECIOUS Conversations with Arit Eminue (DiVA), Grace Francis (DramEd) and Lisa Newton (Boogles Ltd)

1.10 – 1.50: Starting up on a shoestring with Santander

2.00 – 2.40: Pitching your business with Peter Hill (Business & IP Centre Birmingham Entrepreneur In Residence)

2.45 – 3.30: Start-up Stars with Tracey Purcell (Beauty Ethical), Silvia Pingtore (The Shortlisted Magazine) and Omar Bahadur (Farraday Drinks), moderated by micro-business specialist Tina Boden

3.30 – 4.00: The Swap Shop - let’s get back to business with Rachel Hayward (Ask the Chameleon)

Your host for the event is radio presenter and Media and Engagement Executive for the Women’s Organisation, Cynthia Ajayi.

You only need to register once to get access to the full day of events. You can then choose which sessions you attend.

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