Lets Talk Africa/Africa First

Let’s talk Africa event took place on 30 November 2012 at the Downing college, University of Cambridge, and you can find resources from the event at  www.letstalkafrica.org.  The event aimed  to provide a platform where University students: both post- and undergraduates, could hear about opportunities inherent in Africa and how they can explore them. Recruiters also attended the summit.

FlyingStart Online: self employment webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Free webinars lasting one hour with 30 minutes of the presentation followed by 30 minutes for you to ask your questions.

Remember to check out all the upcoming webinars by going to: http://www.mihmentoring.com/webinars/upcoming-webinars

Entrepreneurial tips?

The 2012 Young Entrepreneurs Festival (YouTube) on 17 and 18 September 2012, organised by The Tech City Investment Organisation, in partnership with the Creative Pioneers Can-Start programme of the IPA and Metro, and supported by ad:tech London, brought together 70 of the brightest aspiring young entrepreneurs to compete for a chance to pitch to angel investors and potentially raise seed funding for their business idea.

Business planning

for starting up – http://bit.ly/fiMeIX
for growth – http://bit.ly/lZfi8U
While we have always said that planning is the key to the success of your business, it is a common misconception that the planning only occurs at the start of the process. Planning is positive habit and the new year is a very good time to stick to it. So we have two guides for you – one for those of you just starting and one for those of you who have started.

Web Fuelled Business bootcamps

Web Fuelled Business events are full day bootcamps designed to help you, the small business, learn how to use the web to increase sales, save money and go global. You will come away with a plan of action and practical, no-nonsense tactics to improve your marketing, your sales, your conversion, and your productivity on the web.

The event also provides a networking opportunity and a chance to meet other SMEs and entrepreneurs.

Events are held throughout the UK.  The London date is still to be confirmed but you can register your interest.