San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Mini Bootcamp delivered by Entrepreneurial Spark powered by NatWest 10.00-12.30
In this session we want to help you drive your business forward so this day won’t just be theory, we’ll be working on your business or idea so that you walk away with a flying start, confident of your next move.
The customer development model
New to business or looking for your next market? We’ll talk you through how to build your business up to create real value in the most cost effective way.
Know your customer
In today’s crowded markets you have to really connect with your customer. This session will help you understand what they truly value and how to communicate with them.
Business Model Canvas
Before writing the business plan we start with the BMC, a great tool that gives you a rapid overview of how everything works together across your whole business.
When you’re networking you want to be memorable (for the right reasons!) and for your business to stand out from the rest. Our pitching structure will help you to do that so people engage you or connect you to the right people.
On the day we will be helping you work on your business or idea so you walk away with practical next steps. You will learn how to test the market and develop your customer base, build an effective business model and then pitch it concisely so you can connect with the right people.
Trading Internationally delivered by NatWest 14.00-15.30
Landing a deal with a big customer is a goal for many new start up businesses - be that local or international. But, getting the order is only the start. If you don't understand the small print, you may have agreed terms you cannot meet, with serious consequences. How do you protect the deal and yourself? And what are the nuts and bolts required to trade internationally?
The aim of this session is to introduce the concept of trading Internationally, and to understand what is involved. We will highlight some of the payment and account type options and look into the full sales processes applicable to trading locally & internationally.
In this session we will cover:
- When a sale really counts
- How to professionally set out standards of engagement with suppliers and customers
- Practical tips on: Invoicing, Delivery Notes, Terms & conditions, Returns Policy, Credit Control
- Business Bank accounts
- Cards & Payments
- Business Lending
- Asset Finance
Know your numbers delivered by KPMG 16.00-17.00
KPMG will share with you why your business data, both financial and other key metrics, should be essential elements of your business plan. KPMG will discuss how they can assist with enabling growth and success of your business.
Registration begins at 9.30 for a 10am sharp start
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Please Note: We will need your name and email address for the purpose of event registration - these will be used solely for the purpose of registration and not for marketing purposes.
When & Where
Twitter @NatWestJsy @ESparkGlobal