The Start-Up Programme

The Start-Up Programme

If you have the drive and ambition to set up your own business, but you’re not sure what to do next, we can help take you from entrepreneur to 'enterprise ready'.

By registering your interest, you could be one of 20 start-ups attending one of our free five-week Start-up Programmes.

Why you should attend

The Start-up Programme:

  • nurtures emerging new businesses from across Berkshire
  • helps create a vibrant and supportive start-up community
  • supports you in achieving your goals
  • equips you to meet current and future economic challenges

Structure of the programme

The programme is a mix of workshops and coaching sessions to give you the skills and knowledge you need to build your business successfully. The half-day workshops will include:

  • establishing a business model
  • finding finance
  • developing sales and marketing plans
  • producing forecasts
  • launching a sustainable business

After each workshop, you'll be able to network and learn from other people on the programme.

Apply for your place today

Eligibility requirements

The programme is for Berkshire-based start-ups that have a:

  • firm idea for a business in the very early stages of trading or plan to start trading very soon, or
  • turnover of less than £10,000
Enterprise Nation has helped thousands of people start and grow their businesses. Led by founder, Emma Jones CBE, Enterprise Nation connects you to the resources and expertise to help you succeed.

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