Events

Building an Entrepreneur - Wednesday 13th February 2019 6 -9pm

 

Location Rik Medlik Building (Lakeside Restaurant/Foyer/03MS01)

An evening of networking to support current students and to introduce new students to how Student Enterprise can help you to become enterprising. We also welcome alumni to come along to this evening which will include pitching, advice and a chance to grow your network.

We will also have a keynote speaker who will share there experience and entrepreneurial journey. They will encourage others and share that even the failures can help you to eventually succeed.

We'll also be offering current and prospective enterprising students the chance to pitch ideas - see below for details

Current running order for the night:

6pm Event starts:

6:00 – 6:20 – Drinks reception

6:20-6:30 – guests make their way to the lecture theatre

6:30 – Evening starts with an introduction to the evening and the running format.

6:35 – Early stage businesses start their 1 minute elevator pitch. There will be 8 in total with each allowed 3 questions or pieces of feedback from the audience. These will be very early stage, have been through some customer discovery and might have been involved with pitching for some funding.

6:55 – Operating stage businesses pitch for 2 minutes. There will be 4 in total, receiving 5 questions of pieces of feedback from the audience. These will of developed an idea and of either completed initial stage testing or be operating.

7:15 – Established stage businesses these pitches will be 5 minutes. These will be more about their business along with their journey. They will also receive questions and feedback form the audience, being 2 minutes for both.

7:30 –Guest speaker to talk about their journey.

7:55 – Closing summary

8:00 – 9:00 – Networking and refreshments

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