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Frome Enterprise Support Day (April 21)
Fri 21 April 2017, 11:00 – 16:30 BST
Free for people in Frome and Mendip who are involved with a local business, social enterprise or start-up, and want to network, have a day away from the (home) office, reflect, and gain relevant skills and advice to grow their initiative. The day is hosted by Edventure Frome – a school for community enterprise - in partnership with Enterprise Mendip and Frome Chamber of Commerce.
10-5pm FREE CO-WORKING
Use the hot-desking facilities of the Welsh Mill Hub for free and meet people informally. Drop-in anytime.
11am-1pm SKILL SHARE & NETWORKING
We call it Ideas Jam (& Scones) – An informal skill-share and networking session to get advice and support with your ideas or challenges from other attendees and our staff – over home-made scones & tea.
2pm-4.30pm PRACTICAL TRAINING: “FINANCE FROM THE CROWD"
Is crowdfunding a good option for launching a new idea, product or enterprise. A practical training and surgery.
Although crowdfunding has become extremely popular, approximately 75% percent of crowdfunding projects fail to reach their targets. Andrew Denham, local business owner and successful crowdfunder, will provide practical help and feedback on ideas for crowdfunding. Andrew Denham raised over 40k in 6 days to launch the bicycle academy in Frome. Read more about his learnings and advice on his website.