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How to become an entrepreneur

Hackney Business Network

Thursday, 19 November 2015 from 09:00 to 22:30 (GMT)

How to become an entrepreneur

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9.30 - 5.30pm General admission/ Secret Sauce conference
Secret Sauce Conference is a straight talking initiative with short practical talks to help early stage startups and entrepreneurs get investment, make sales, become a public speaker and grow your business.
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10 - 11am HBN Bootcamp workshop - Social media and female entrepreneurship success stories   more info Ended Free  
10 - 12pm HBN Bootcamp workshop - Natwest Start-Up Surgery   more info Ended Free  
11.30 - 12.30pm HBN Bootcamp workshop session - What is a social enterprise?   more info Ended Free  
2 - 4pm HBN Bootcamp workshop session - Marketing strategies for Growth   more info Ended Free  
2 - 4pm HBN Bootcamp workshop - Brand Building   more info Ended Free  
4.30 - 5.30pm HBN Bootcamp workshop - Accounting and understanding tax for businesses (+ getting paid on time)   more info Ended Free  
4.30 - 5.30pm HBN Bootcamp workshop - What’s the big idea anyway   more info Ended Free  
7 - 10.30pm 'Idea to reality' talk with Let's Be Brief + live music + DJs + State Of Independence Market   more info Ended Free  

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Event Details

Join the Hackney Business Network for three-floors of ‘How-to become an entrepreneur’ talks, bootcamp workshops and meet’n’greet sessions to find out how to start or grow your business.

Whatever it is - design, fashion, hospitality, tech, music or something else – this day is for you!

Get help with social media, branding, finance, HR, social enterprise or even finding the right idea.

This is an offical Global Entrepreneurship Week event.


Timetable (more details to follow).

Ground Floor

9am Registration

10am - 5.30pm Secret Sauce conference - Hack your business to success

7pm 'Idea to reality' talk with Let's Be Brief featuring a panel of Hackney’s emerging entrepreneurs:
Dan Beaumont // Dalston Superstore // Voodoo Ray’s // Dance Tunnel
Heather Falconer // Spindle magazine & creative agency
Roxi Rustem // East Wick Candles
Seetal Solanki // Matter - materials consultancy & agency

8.30pm Live music showcase + State of Independence indoor market

Hackney based music initiatives Jam Sandwich Live and Acoustic Sundays collaborate to present a line up of eclectic live music from talented local artists, from acoustic set ups to inventive soundscapes with blues & soul influences.

The line up features Josh Tenor (15 year old got soul! winner of Hackney's recent 'Alter Ego' and 'Gigs', London’s big annual busking competition), Eastern Barbers (alternative/mariachi influences), Robert Taira Wilson (alt acoustic songwriter and technical guitar playing)

1st Floor Bar

10am - 5.30pm Meet'n'greet with business support services

5.45pm - 6.45pm Networking Power Hour!

8pm DJ set from CDR

CDR Presents 'Local' an exclusive DJ set of tracks heard developing at CDR sessions at Dance Tunnel, London.

2nd Floor

10am - 5pm Hackney Business Network Bootcamp


Powered by Hackney Council for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Delivery Partners - Secret Sauce, Let's Be Brief, Digital Business Academy, Pioneering Social Enterprise, Get Set for Growth, Natwest, KPMG, Urban MBA, Jam Sandwich, Discover Young Hackney, Acoustic Sundays, Sound Advice, CDR and SDNA

Media Partners - Spindle, Hackney Live

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Do you have questions about How to become an entrepreneur? Contact Hackney Business Network

When & Where

25-27 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3LT

United Kingdom

Thursday, 19 November 2015 from 09:00 to 22:30 (GMT)

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Hackney Business Network

The Hackney Business Network is an initiative run by Hackney Council to support the growth and development of local entrepreneurs and businesses.

All events are free to attend and open to all businesses in East London although those in Hackney will be given priority access.

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