Escape Into Entrepreneurship: The Bootcamp

 

 

Test your business idea in just one weekend.

 

 

Limited to 30 places, available on a first come first serve basis.

 

 

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Want to start your own business?

No matter how good your idea, it can be difficult to make the first step…

Stop daydreaming. Join a community of aspiring entrepreneurs to help you move from thinking to doing.

In 2 days, let’s launch a startup.

What is Escape Into Entrepreneurship?

Saturday: a deep dive into the concepts behind starting your own business quickly, cheaply and effectively.

Sunday: build and ship your startup idea to the world.

Who's it for?

  • Frustrated wantrepreneurs: remove your blockers
  • Community lovers: build your network
  • Advice hunters: get top tips from experts
  • Doers: make it happen

What do you get?

  • 2 full days of courses
  • Rapid-fire topics, tools & pitching with your Escape Leader
  • Next steps plan
  • Exclusive Slack community channel
  • Special Escape Hero guest speaker
  • The Escape Guide to Starting Up, t-shirt & mug
  • Homemade lunches

“An inspiring and practical experience – a time when you will make concrete steps towards getting out of your own way and making your startup dream a reality.”

Rachelle

 

“A complete priority for anyone feeling there is more for them and they are in any danger of not reaching their potential on their current path.”

Alice

 

“It will help you clear your head, get shit done, and have fun along the way.”

Sego

 

“A great crash course that will help with mindset and provide the tools required to generate, analyse and execute on an idea.”

James

 

“An opportunity to meet like-minded people, learn the nuts and bolts of what it takes to turn an idea into reality, and have lots of fun along the way!”

Fiona

 

Success Stories

Here are some of the businesses which have launched from our programmes.

British sparkling spring water infused with organic and misshapen fruit and vegetables to add a subtle dash of flavour.

Secure, convenient, and traceable key management service for property managers, estate agents, Airbnb hosts, and busy Londoners.

The healthiest and tastiest juices available to everyone. Packed with vegetables and fruit, Moju is in stockists across London and online.

Naturally nutritious nut butters made from just roasted nuts and a sprinkling of sea salt. Now stocked in Selfridges, Sainsburys, Whole Foods, Ocado and more.

Conflict coaching & dispute resolution for startup co-founders

Fun, novel remote gifting alternative to the usual flowers and chocolates. Helium balloons to make you smile, delivered across the UK.

A community marketplace where people can book secure storage space in the homes, lofts and garages of trusted Storage Hosts nearby.
Natural surf rash relief donating a portion of profits to SurfAid.
London’s only Social Enterprise delivering wonky fruit & veg boxes to homes & offices, fighting food waste and helping local growers.
A platform to search sitters in your local area using the latest technology, any time day or night.
A platform connecting artists with art lovers of all kinds as well as galleries who are eager to discover new talent.
Bespoke vitamin plans, delivered to your door every month

How will the weekend run?

Saturday: Set Up & Plan
Session 1: Walk your own path. What is the right type of business for you to start?

Session 2: How to manage your personal risk on the entrepreneurial path?

Session 3: “Eat. Pray. Ideate” How do you communicate genuinely exciting business ideas?

Session 4: The only business plan you’ll ever need

Session 5: How do you figure out who your customers are and what they want?

Session 6: Evening CoWorking blitz (optional)

Sunday: Execute
Morning: Build fast, launch ugly. Creating a brand that speaks to your customers.

Afternoon: “Race to first revenue”. How to find and secure your first customers. Then pitch your startup!

Evening: Evening CoWorking blitz (optional)

Hosted by…

Henry Blanchard

Henry escaped a career in accountancy with Deloitte to found the Uganda International Marathon, which supports education and employment projects in Uganda. Henry’s startup superpowers include: connecting people together, social enterprise, remote and flexible working and offering new perspectives to solving problems.

The Details

Cost

The programme fee is £290.

Dates

Our next bootcamp takes place:

Saturday 8th April & Sunday 9th April 2017

Location

The weekend takes place at Work.Life in Camden.

Camden is one of London’s most culturally iconic postcodes, and Work.Life is right at its centre. Two minutes from Camden Town tube, the canal and Camden Market.

Address: Work.Life, 13 Hawley Crescent, NW1 8NP

Limited to 30 places, available on a first come first serve basis.

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Questions?

Call Mia at: +44 (0) 203 514 5530

E-mail: mia.sherman@escapethecity.org

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