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Screw it, Just Do it Bournemouth! Start Your Business in 2018!

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How to start a business in 2018

Want to start a business in 2018? This event is for you. Join Virgin StartUp's regional delivery partner StartUpU as we host two extremely successful entrepreneurs as they reveal how they started their businesses and give tips on how you can start yours.

The fact is 2018 is the best time there has ever been to start your own business. You can do it faster than ever, for as cheap as ever with more support around to help you than ever before.

This event will focus on how you can take advantage of this opportunity. We'll be looking at everything from how to fund your business idea, how to validate your business idea, how to attract your first customers and finally what steps you need to complete to hit that launch button.

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Gary Turner , Co-Founder and Managing Director of Xero

Xero has scaled from a small three person startup in 2009 with annual revenues of £50k, to now having over one million subscribers, with more than 250,000 of those in the UK and being valued at £1.4 billion.

Xero is beautiful, easy-to-use online accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. He has been at the company more than eight years, and in that time he has overseen rapid growth in the cloud accounting space.

Xero seamlessly integrates with over 600 apps and has already taken home a record number of UK industry awards in 2017, including Practice Software of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, Payroll Software of the Year at the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers LUCA Awards and Accountancy Software Provider of the Year at the British Small Business Awards.

James Benamor , founder of the Richmond Group.

James Benamor founded the Richmond Group in 1999 when he was just 21 around a kitchen table with £100 and a simple goal, to stop working in dead-end jobs and do something meaningful. In James' first full-time month he delivered over 30,000 leaflets, walking over 300km in the process.

Richmond Group has since built several multi-million-pound, have lent over one billion pounds, served over 500,000 customers and won multiple awards including for being a great employer and have been featured as a Sunday Times Best Place to Work since 2008.

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