Start-up business workshops

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Free workshops designed to deliver innovative and essential knowledge and skills to launch and grow a business successfully.

Whether you’re looking for an introduction to coaching to help you communicate your business goals more effectively, or practical tips on using popular social media platforms, Goldsmiths is here to help.

Our Start-up Business Workshops are completely free, and offered as part of our growing range of support for business in and around Lewisham.

In addition to focused tuition from our experts, these evening workshops provide an opportunity to network and meet other small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Upcoming Workshops

Crowdfunding for Start-ups - 25 June, 6pm

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Learn how to maximise the value of crowds, in this introduction to using peer-to-peer investment that not only builds your capital but helps create ambassadors for your brand.

Led by Nicola Lockey Cuvelier.

Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning for Start-ups - 2 July, 6pm

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Learn the importance of accurately selecting your target market. Gain techniques on how to segment the market into customer groups, define your target customer and position your company in their minds.

Led by Mario Campana.

Time and location

All workshops begin with arrivals from 6pm, followed by workshop from 6.30pm and networking until 8.30pm.

They take place in Goldsmiths’ Richard Hoggart Building, the red brick building at the bottom of Lewisham Way, SE14 6NW.

See a full accessibility guide for the Richard Hoggart Building on AccessAble.