SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs’ Programme May 2021


TIME: 9:30 am — 12:30 pm

A fully-funded, three-day workshop for Founders wanting to explore and evaluate early-stage tech business concepts

This online programme is suitable for first time Founders working at the very early stages as well as for owners of established small tech businesses looking to bring a new product or service to the market. Please note that this programme is not open to participants who are currently engaged with our Student Startups team.

Based on Strategyzer’s established Business Model Canvas methodology, you’ll take a deep dive into your proposed business model, evaluating its strengths and weaknesses and working towards developing a clear and robust plan for developing your venture.

The three day programme is structured as follows:

Day 1 (Monday 09:00 – 12:30)

  • Welcome & introductions
  • The Business Model Canvas
  • Understanding your customers
  • Building a value proposition

Day 2: (Tuesday 09:00 – 12:30)

  • Identifying the opportunity
  • Evaluating revenue streams
  • Exploring business feasibility

Day 3: (Friday 09:00 – 12:30)

  • Business model testing
  • Presenting your Business Model Canvas
  • Speed mentoring session
  • Wrap-up and next steps

The sessions are designed to be practical, interactive and hands-on, and you’ll be putting theory into practice by comparing your business with established business models.

The programme culminates with an opportunity to present your business model to a panel of experts and then a speed mentoring session, which will provide additional valuable feedback on your business idea.

If you are interested in applying for a place on the SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs’ Programme, please use the ‘Register’ button to access the application form.

Should you have any queries about the programme, or if you would like to find out more about the wider SETsquared Exeter business incubation and acceleration activities, please contact our Incubation and Acceleration Manager, Dr Ben Voysey ([email protected]).

Please apply for a ticket including all the necessary company information. We will then review your application and contact you to confirm your place ASAP.

Entrepreneur’s Programme Testimonials:

When you start a new venture, the hardest part is understanding and refining how to best put things together in a realistic and achievable way. The programme is helping you to achieve this. The mentors are amazing, they bring in a completely new perspective on your business. A programme not to be missed. Zoita Mandila, Anxiety-free Dentist

I learnt a great deal about business and financial plans. I also had the opportunity to pitch and get feedback from mentors which is highly valuable. Alex Longman, Aspiring Astropreneur

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