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From Entrepreneur to Enterprise Ready – Pre-Accelerator Information Event

March 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


You’ve got a great new business idea, now what?

If you have the drive and ambition to set up a new business, but are not sure what to do next, we can help take you from entrepreneur to ‘enterprise ready’.

You could be one of 10 early-stage start-ups on our free of charge, weekly Pre -Accelerator Programme sessions beginning 27th April.

Our five half-day workshops plus pitching event will cover all the essentials:

  • Establishing a business model
  • Finding finance
  • Developing sales and marketing plans
  • Producing forecasts
  • Launching a sustainable business
  • Pitching your idea to next-stage supporters

Pre-Accelerator Programme Information Event

If you think the Pre-Accelerator Programme might be for you, please contact the Berkshire Growth Hub for more information or come along to our Information Event on Wednesday 28th March.

Guest speaker will be Sarah Smith of Medi-Redi, an entrepreneur who has been in your shoes and taken her business from an idea to commercialisation over the past few years.

Valuable, usable business support and advice

Please note that as the Pre-Accelerator is fully funded and at no cost to you, spaces are limited, so early booking for both the event and programme is recommended.

Eligibility Criteria

The main criteria for applying for this programme is that you are interested in exploring the idea of starting a business.

To be eligible for this support you must be an individual aged 16 and over currently in employment, unemployed or economically inactive with an interest in exploring alternative career pathways.

You should not yet have started trading, or have registered with Companies House or HMRC before.


Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub
01344 388 005
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Thames Valley Science Park
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