21st - 24th September 2021

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Are you ready to take your business to the next level?

StepUp is a 4-day programme, delivered online, by Virgin StartUp. The programme is designed for founders who want to take their businesses to scale.

The programme includes a series of workshops and networking opportunities to help founders develop the skills and knowledge they need in order to take their businesses to the next level.

Over the course of the 4 days (4-5 hours per day), participants will hear from a host of expert speakers and founders who have successfully scaled their start ups.


Deadline is noon on Tuesday 7th September  – book here


Programme outline

Day 1 – Branding

Learn how to develop a strong brand strategy, create an impactful identity for your brand and what the smartest way is to amplify your brand efficiently and effectively.


Day 2 – Sales

Learn how to build a sales strategy, sales techniques and how to negotiate.


Day 3 – Funding

Learn about the variety of funding options available and what stage you should be at in order to pursue each opportunity.


Day 4 – Investment

Find out what investors are looking for, how to craft a killer narrative around your proposal to grab their attention and, most importantly, how to put together a heavyweight business case to seal the deal.


Virgin StartUp is the not-for-profit Virgin company for entrepreneurs, founded by Sir Richard Branson, providing support for entrepreneurs looking to start, fund and scale a business.