Monday 20th of February 2023 - Monday 19th February 2024

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Are you interested in developing your business skills and building an idea from scratch? Do you have a problem you want to solve? Perhaps you have a passion you want to turn into a side hustle? Or maybe you are ready to become a full-time entrepreneur?

Business Launchpad has opened up 20 free spaces on our Young and Gifted 1 Year Business Programme giving you the opportunity to be accountable and supported to develop your business idea into a trading enterprise.

They have 20 FREE spaces for young people aged 16-30, who live London and are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship. If you are successful in getting a space on the programme you will get:

  • 6 Weeks of Business Mindset Development, including Positive Finance Mindset
  • 26 Hours of Online Workshops which you can access throughout the year to consolidate your learning
  • 10 In-person Group Learning Sessions to build your network and learn from experts
  • 24 1-1 Business Support Sessions with Business Advisor
  • 8 Industry Specific Mentoring Sessions
  • 4 Masterclasses
  • £500 Test Trading Grant to start your business
  • Pitch competition to showcase your business and your work on the programme to investors, experts and advocates
  • Access to workspace

On this 1 year business journey you will;

  • LEVEL UP your Business Skills
  • BUILD your Business
  • Develop a resilient Business Mindset and Accumen
  • Boost your CONFIDENCE
  • Increase your NETWORKS

You will learn by

  • Completing all the online workshops in line with the programme plan every week
  • Attend your 121 business development session in person or online with your Business Advisor every 2 weeks
  • Attend an in-person learning and networking event every 2 weeks on Monday’s at Tooting Works
  • Doing 2 pitches for your business over the year
  • Utilising £500 test trading grant to try out your idea before refining it

This programme runs from 20th of February 2023 to 19th February 2024.

If your are ready to take yourself and your business idea seriously, sign up now on eventbrite.

On signing up, you will be interviewed by one of our friendly team to make sure the programme is for you, to answer any questions you might have and make sure you have everything you need to be successful on the programme. If you have any barriers or obstacles stopping you from joining the programme please let us know on your interview, we will always do our best to help.

If you are successful, you will be inducted onto the programme with the materials and resources you may need to show the world you are young and gifted!

Find out more and apply here.