Early Stage Business 2 Day Bootcamp (Deadline to apply: 7 October, 5pm)

7th October 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Find support & invaluable knowledge from social impact experts to help kick start and grow your business.  The bootcamp runs for 2 days, 20-21 October at The Ark T Centre, Crowell Road, Oxford, OX4 3LN.

This fully funded 2-day business bootcamp is designed to give a solid foundation to developing a successful business that focuses on helping the local community, or creating a positive social or environmental impact. The sessions, tailored for early stage and start up businesses, will also help you to identify your business mission and increase the positive impact you have through your work.

The bootcamp is designed to help you grow in confidence and knowledge by expanding your network, and fostering new partnerships and collaborations that will help to make your business thrive.

Sessions will cover:
– Defining your vision, mission and purpose

– Business planning basics using the Social Business Model Canvas

– Money matters : pricing your product or service, managing a budget and accessing funding

– Marketing basics – how to tell your story to reach more customers

– Measuring the social and environmental impact of your business

– Next steps – how to achieve sustainable growth

There will also be opportunities to hear the inspirational stories of local impact organisations and businesses, network with other businesses and an enterprise clinic to get 1-1 advice and ask questions specific to your business.

Lunches, teas & coffees and snacks will be provided by Waste2Taste.

Who is it for?
This bootcamp is for early stage businesses and start ups that have incorporated or registered in the last 12 months. You may have started a business from home, or created a trading charity or social enterprise to help your local community in Oxfordshire.

If you are unsure, or would like to know more about this fully funded support, please email rosie@osep.org.uk.

How will the Bootcamp work?
Spaces are limited in order to maximise the benefit for those participating. Applicants will be assessed for suitability and compatibility. Admission is by application to check eligibility, and you will be notified as to whether you application was successful or not.

Registration for this Business Bootcamp closes at 5 pm on Friday 7th October 2022.


7th October 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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