Launches Wednesday 12 May

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The Ready, Steady Grow programme, delivered in partnership with Virgin StartUp, is aimed at entrepreneurs who are ready to kick start their business idea, as well as those who have recently done so.

The free six month programme will provide structured training on the fundamental areas of starting a business, from idea generation and validation, through to business planning and cash flow forecasting.

It will feature:

  • Interactive workshops
  • A 10-part webinar series
  • Sessions on how to fund your start up
  • A dedicated business helpline
  • 1-1 Mentoring
  • Access to an invite only community hub.

Ready, Steady, Grow: Wandsworth 2021, is a bespoke, online programme of support funded by Wandsworth-Council.

Virgin StartUp will review each application carefully and select a group of founders that, they feel, are at a similar stage in their development. This allows them to ensure that the content delivered throughout the programme is relevant and targeted. It also ensures that participants get the most out of the interaction with their peers. The programme is completely free and there are limited spaces available.  To find out more and to apply for your free place click here

About Virgin StartUp

Virgin StartUp is the entrepreneurial, not-for-profit home of the Virgin Group, founded by Richard Branson in 2013. It supports founders and future founders to start-up and thrive. Virgin StartUp was started in response to a market failure for early-stage funding for new businesses in the UK and is a leading Delivery Partner of the Government’s Start Up Loans programme.