Strengthen your business proposition! Go from Idea to Pitch in 2 days. Startup Bootcamp. This FREE course is for University of Edinburgh students and recent alumni* who have business ideas†. In two days, we’ll take you from a back-of-the-envelope business idea to a full-fledged elevator pitch, ensuring you stop along the way to:
- Speak to some of your prospective customers.
- Identify your business model and iterate it based on customer feedback.
- Launch the beginning of your start-up marketing strategy.
14th and 18th of March
BOOK NOW: https://marchbootcamp2014.eventbrite.co.uk
Setting up a successful startup is not only about having an idea, but also about selling it.
This event is a guide how to impress people with your idea, how to sell it to the investors and people you would like to work with, and where to find them. We’ve got brilliant speakers who have honed the craft of networking and communicating and will be able to help you enrich your networking and presentation skills.
Tuesday, 4 March 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00 – Business School
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Do you have a business idea? An opportunity for your team to get in front of a BIG funder.
On the 12th of February FOUNDER.org will be joining the University of Edinburgh to launch their prestigious competition. Founder.org will give student entrepreneurs the chance compete and win $100,000 to support their start-up. This is an exclusive opportunity to participate in a competition previously only open to Ivy League Colleges such as Harvard, MIT, and Carnegie Mellon.
- 10 finalist teams will win $100,000
- 50 finalist teams will win a space on Founder.org University
- All entrants competing are eligible to apply for funding from Founder.org Capital at a later date
LAUNCH.ed has an exciting opportunity for two students to intern with us for six months. Are you an enthusiastic self-starter, with a passion for enterprise? We’d love to hear from you! Launch.ed is a small but enthusiastic and ambitious team. We’re looking for budding leaders who wants to learn, try new things and inspire their fellow students to become entrepreneurs.
If you are interested in applying please click “read more” and view the role profile. Then submit your CV with covering letter to
email@example.com before the 27th of January at 5:00pm. Look forward to hearing from you!
We’re giving you a chance to take part in a FREE five-part workshop series, where you’ll learn from experts and get intensive support from the pro’s.
You’ll learn how to bring your business idea to market. Through four practical, interactive sessions and a pitching event, we’ll help you:
- evaluate the commercial potential of your idea;
- identify relevant competitors and how to differentiate yourself;
- identify and prioritise your potential customers; and
- build and articulate a compelling business proposition.
This series is delivered by LAUNCH.ed and the Institute for Academic Development, and is open to any student or member of research staff looking to commercialise some aspect of their research, or to explore the potential of another business idea.
The programme will use models from the “So what? Who Cares? Why You?™ Inventor’s Commercialisation Toolkit” by Wendy Kennedy, and you will be provided with relevant material from this book for use in the course.
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