Just a few months to go until our Business Start Up Journey kicks off for academic year 2022/23. The University-wide competition allows students to launch a start up with the help and support of ASPIRE.
Emay Enemokwu (pictured above), founder of fashion label Jehu-Cal will open this year’s journey with a presentation that reflects on his path from Accounting degree to successful fashion entrepreneur featured in magazines including Vogue.
See below for a timetable of events starting this October:
Wednesday 19th October 2022
The Business Start Up Journey launch featuring Emay Enemokwu, founder of fashion label Jehu-Cal.
Wednesday 26th October 2022
How to find a Business Idea. The Ingredients of a Business Plan.
Saturday 29th October 2022
The great ideas hack.
Wednesday 2nd November 2022
Technology Week – New Technology, New Business.
Wednesday 9th November 2022
Find a Business Idea in the Real World.
Saturday 12th November 2022
Building an APP Bootcamp.
Wednesday 16 November 2022
The Business Show.
Wednesday 16th November 2022
Understanding your Customer – Empathy Mapping.
Wednesday 23rd November 2022
What can you learn from competition? Spotting trends and finding innovation.
Wednesday 30th November 2022
Online business presence – building a website.
Wednesday 7th December 2022
Prototyping – turning your idea into a reality.
Wednesday 25th January 2023
Marketing -Trying to grow a business? Do you understand your market?
Wednesday 1st February 2023
How to create an effective social media campaign.
Wednesday 8th February 2023
Know your why: How to translate your personal goals into business objectives.
Wednesday 15th February 2023
Your start up finance.
Saturday 22nd February 2023
How to bake a business plan.
Wednesday 1st March 2023
How to Find Funding and investor crowdfunding.
Wednesday 8th March 2023
Sales and building relationships.
Wednesday 15th March 2023
How to be Brilliant at Networking and communication.
Saturday 18th March 2023
Building an Outstanding Pitch Deck.
Wednesday 22nd March 2023
Setting up your business.
Wednesday 29th March 2023
Do you want to develop a business idea or launch a start-up? Are you interested in learning more about entrepreneurship and sustainable innovation? Then ASPIRE, the University-wide space for entrepreneurship and start-ups is here for you.