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Starting and Growing a Business

Publication date: Jul 2, 2013 8:54:42 AM

Start: Jul 31, 2013 1:00:00 PM
End: Jul 31, 2013 5:30:00 PM

Location: Room 339, Rockefeller Building, 21 University Street, London, WC1E 6DE


This monthly workshop is provided by UCL Advances' Business Support and Enterprise Europe Network Team for companies that are still in the early stages of starting up their business or have started up but still have questions.

Workshop presenter Fleur Emery is currently running her second start-up business, and along with talking about processes of starting a business can share her own experiences.

The workshop will consist of a 4 hour training session split into 2 x 2 hour session with a 30 min interval.

Session 1: (2 hours) The target audience is very early stage companies and the emphasis is on exploring a number of very basic issues relating to starting up including:

  • registering idea/ IP/ trade marking
  • registering company
  • building a website
  • legal structure
  • funding
  • financial management systems - bookkeeping, VAT, P&L, cash flow
  • any questions about other starting up procedures

Break (30 mins)

Session 2: (2 hours) The target audience is later stage companies (although if you attended session 1 you can choose to stay for session 2). This session will include:

  • branding
  • market research and product validation
  • sales techniques

Refreshments will be available in the break. Please contact Ruth at r.hou@ucl.ac.uk if you have any specific requirements.

Register for Starting and Growing a Business