About this Event
Join Enterprise Nation, the UK’s leading small business network, to learn everything you need to get started on your business - in just one day.
In this jam-packed session, you’ll find out how to turn a business idea into reality.
Expect practical tips, inspiring stories, and a fun, interactive Saturday. Leave armed with all you need to begin your journey as a start-up founder!
StartUp Saturday agenda:
10:00am: Meet your entrepreneur trainer and get started
10:20am: How to uncover your BIG idea and research the market
10:40am: Five points to include in a business plan
11:00am: Foolproof your finances & master your technology - with HSBC & Currys
12:15pm: Manage your books - learn what you need to know, from a local accountant and QuickBooks
12:50pm: All things web - building a business online
1:00pm: Lunch break
1:40pm: Let's get social - learn how to spread the word about your start-up
2:20pm: How to generate sales
2:55pm: Build a brand on a budget
3:30pm: How to grow your business without outgrowing the home
3:45pm: Where to find friends and further support
4:00pm: Meet the Enterprise Nation Manchester Local Leader, Yetti Tabai, to find out about further start-up support in the local area
4:10pm: Challenge and closing thoughts
There’ll be regular breaks throughout the day. All you need to bring is a pen, a notebook, and your keen mind.
StartUp Saturday classes are fun, friendly and welcoming. You'll have plenty of time to ask questions, meet your classmates and share your experiences - on the day and on our website afterwards.
Meet the trainer: Bethan Aspland
Bethan is the founder and CEO of Pretty In Paper By B. Over the last two years, she’s turned a personal health struggle into a business opportunity that supports over 44,000 people.
Her contemporary craft kits, digital templates and educational videos help crafters learn a paper-crafting technique known as iris folding. By simplifying and modernising this unique craft, Bethan has made it much more accessible, allowing crafters of all types to create their own mindful craft experiences.
Through sharing her creative business journey on Instagram, Bethan has become a world-leading craft influencer and now nurtures a social media community of 50,000 followers, connecting and inspiring fellow crafters across the globe.
About StartUp UK
Want to turn your good idea into a great business? Visit the StartUp UK hub to discover everything you need to know about becoming your own boss. The programme resources will offer you the education and inspiration to get started on your entrepreneurial journey.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
YHA Manchester Hostel, Potato Wharf, Manchester, United Kingdom