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The Ideas Factory


Location: SoapBox Youth Centre, 69-85 Old St, EC1V 9HX


Date: November 9th


Timings: 10am to 4pm


The Grass Roots Foundation, UK Youth and SoapBox Youth Centre have partnered to pilot a new programme focused on providing young people aged 14-25 with an introduction to entrepreneurship.


The Ideas Factory will support young people to turn the issues they care about locally or nationally, or globally into a pitch for a business idea! Through a creative programme and opportunity to meet others passionate about enterprise we hope to excite participants about their own ideas, see entrepreneurship as a mechanism to solve problems in our society, and even consider this experience to guide their future careers.


This programme is split into two parts:


- Two Challenge Days on November 9th and 16th (young people only need to attend one of these);


- a series of Accelerator Workshops where successful ideas are supported, by real life entrepreneurs and a £500 budget, to be developed further.


Raffle Prize

Each time a young person attends a session, they will receive a ‘raffle ticket’ and at the end of the programme the winning ‘ticket’ will be selected at random.

The prize is £500 and it will be chosen by SoapBox staff in discussion with the winning young person.



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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: youth@dragonhall.org.uk

Telephone: 07411 231 482

What are the dates/ times for the Accelerator Phase?

The successful ideas will be invited to develop their ideas further, with with each getting support from leading entrepreneurs and a £500 budget. The dates are as follows:

- November 19th (5-7pm);

- November 23rd (12-3.30pm);

- November 26th (5-7pm);

- November 30th (12-3.30pm);

- December 4th (5-7pm);

- December 7th (12-3.30pm).

There will also be a Celebration Event on December 10th between 5 and 8pm.

What happens after this?

SoapBox Youth Centre will provide ongoing support, through our network of business leaders, entrepreneurs and digital, media and technology professionals, for any young people who have completed the programme.



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SoapBox Youth Centre

69-85 Old St

London

EC1V 9HX

United Kingdom

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