About Global Entrepreneurship Week – Turn your digital start up idea into a reality

Thinking of starting a digital business?

Join us during Global Entrepreneurship Week as we share ideas, advice and connections to help you transform your digital business idea into a reality.

Whether you’re thinking about taking the leap from employee to entrepreneur, you’ve come up with a concept with great potential during furlough, or you’re a student/ graduate that needs guidance on getting your idea off the ground, find out more about the vast support that’s available on our doorstep in the Tees Valley.

The event agenda can be found below:

1.00pm:        Intro & Welcome – DigitalCity & SME Centre of Excellence

1.10pm:        Ammar Mirza, CBE – SME Centre of Excellence

  • Top Tips for Starting a Business
  • Power of Three Ted Talk

2.00pm:        Comfort Break

2.10pm:        Bob Makin, CEO – SockMonkey

  • SockMonkey’s start up journey and the support received from DigitalCity
  • Q&A opportunity

2.30pm:        Scott Watson, DigitalCity – Support available for digital business start-ups on our doorstep

2.40pm:        One-to-one appointments – led by DigitalCity & SME Centre of Excellence teams

3.00pm:        ENDS

Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to receive a one-to-one where you can explore your digital business ideas further.

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Wednesday 18th November 2020

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1pm - 3pm

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