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EnterprisingYou - Launchpad

Date: 1st March 2024
Location: The Old Courts
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Start a business

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Whether you're passionate about a new business idea or you've been cultivating a budding start-up, our EnterprisingYou - Launchpad event is the first step on your entreprenurial journey.

A chance to network: Connect with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs and potential partners as you kickstart your journey. There will also be the opportunity to speak one-on-one with expert advisors.

Story Showcase: Hear from a successful local Wigan entrepreneur who turned their passion into a thriving business.

Taster Workshops: A great opportunity to get a taste of the free support on offer with valuable insights and practical tips on launching your own business.


We’ll look at:

· Myth-Busting - What is your perception or hesitation about starting a business? Our advisors will debunk myths and provide a reality check.

· Market Research - The basics of market research and finding out if your business idea has the potential to succeed.

· Bootstrapping - Starting a business with little or no money.


Book your place now and take the first step towards turning your dream of being your own boss into a reality at EnterprisingYou – Launchpad.


The Session is targeted towards:

GM individuals (not strictly Wigan bound)

Individuals must be 16+ years of age.

Sole traders; Prestart businesses; Early post start businesses; Aspiring entrepreneurs (not started business yet)


EnterprisingYou is delivered by GM Business Growth Hub, which is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The £7.5m funding has been made possible thanks to Greater Manchester Combined Authority securing funding to deliver UKSPF projects, which forms part of the Government’s wider Levelling Up agenda.


9:30am - 10am Networking
10am - 10:30am Introductions
10:30am - 11am Myth Busting Exercise
11am - 11:30am Speaker
11:30am - 12pm Q&A Session

Where is it?

The Old Courts, Crawford Street Wigan WN1 1NA

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