StartUp 2018: The UK's biggest start-up event of the New Year is back!

StartUp 2018: The UK's biggest start-up event of the New Year is back!
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Posted: Mon 20th Nov 2017

Since 2015 we've kicked off the New Year with a massive start-up event. We're delighted to announce that we'll be doing it again in 2018 with our biggest and best event yet! Join us at StartUp 2018 on 13 January 2018.

With a brand new location at the awesome Queen Mary University of London in East London, we've doubled the capacity to over 2,000 seats across 10 stages.

Whether you want to be your own boss, have a business idea or simply want to improve your entrepreneurial skills, this is the event for you so book your ticket now!

Tickets cost just £10 inc VAT or £7.50 inc VAT for Enterprise Nation members.

If you're a member, log in to the events section to claim your discount. If you're not a member, buy the combined membership/event ticket and get a year of business support plus 25% off StartUp 2018.

What's in store on the day?

Hear from inspiring entrepreneurs on the keynote stage including:

  • The three brothers Keval, Kunal and Savan from Mo Bro's who grew a multi-million pound business on the back of the Movember

  • Sanjana Karnani from Verdure Plus who turned over £1.5m in 2016 and works just six hours a day

  • Channel 4 Shed of the Year winner, Ben Swanborough, who is now an entrepreneur as a result of winning the show.

  • Festival entrepreneurs Marina Blake of Brainchild Festival and Lee Denny of LeeFest

  • John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, who went from being a squash player for England to a gym entrepreneur

  • Emma Watkinson, founder of online fashion marketplace Silkfred.COM

  • Samantha Moyo, founder of Morning Gloryville

Plus these great zones with 100+ speakers:

Show me the money

Meet funders and StartUp 2018 partners including Tide and ICAEW who will show how you to set up accounts, raise funds and manage cash flow.

Building an online business

Find out how to sell more products and services online and access new international markets. with the help of entrepreneurs and experts who have been there and done it.

Digital zone: Polish up on your digital skills with help from marketing experts

Grow your business on Facebook and Instagram: We'll be joined by Facebook and Instagram to help you understand how to best use the platforms to grow your business.

Build a brand

Hear from branding experts on how to design a logo, create a professional image and brand your start-up from day one.

Business essentials

Register your company with Companies House, understand the difference between limited companies and sole traders and get your insurance sorted with Direct Line for Business.

Meet an adviser

Connect with experts and advisers from the Enterprise Nation marketplace who can advise on topics from sales to accounting. Click here to view the advisers that will be available for free consultations on a first come, first served basis.

Make me famous

Hear from PR experts on how to get your business noticed, how to engage journalists and how to find influencers.

Youth Enterprise

A brand new stage at StartUp 2018, catch the stars of tomorrow as some of today's brightest young entrepreneurs share their stories. Plus we'll be launching the Student StartUp of the Year competition live at the event!

Start me up

Meet entrepreneurs from different industries including food and fashion who will share their best tips and advice.

Book your ticket now!

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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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