Startup 54

Friday, 9th November - sunday 11th november 2018 

pivotal SOFTWARE

211 Old St, London EC1V 9NR

Do you want to build a start-up that can transform Africa in just 54 hours?

In collaboration with EY Foundation, Foundervine are bringing #SU54 Social Enterprise to 1 More London Place on 25 - 27 May.

Startup 54 brings together ambitious changemakers, young professionals and aspiring social entrepreneurs to form teams, build prototypes and launch new business ventures.

Participants select ideas with the most promise and make as much progress on the business as possible over the course of only 54 hours. In addition, business leaders and mentors are on hand to share their insights and experience.

 

This immersive three day experience is designed to launch new ventures that have a strong social impact. Entrepreneurs will be in the ideal environment for start-up magic to happen.

Schedule

dAY 1

friday may 25th 

16:00pm 

Registration

Arrival and check in

17:00pm 

Welcome 

introduction from foundervine 

17:30pm 

talk: starting up 101

inspirational speaker david mcqueen: idea to reality

18:15pm 

idea generation

the key ingredients of a good business idea 

18:45pm 

pitch ideas 

opportunity to pitch ideas and vote

19:45pm 

team formation

Teams start forming and discussing ideas

*After we close, teams are free to carry on working on their ideas but we advise a good night's sleep before day 2!

20:00pm 

wrap up and close*

DAY 2

saturday may 26th 

09:30am

masterclass: business modelling

using the business model canvas 

10:15am

masterclass: customer discovery

understanding your customers and conducting research

10:45am

customer research

get out and do some research

13:00pm

lunch

working lunch

13:30pm

recap 

customer discovery recap

14:00pm 

Mentoring I

Gain feedback and advice from our star mentors

14:45pm 

group work

group sessions 

16:30pm

Mentoring ii

gain feedback and advice from our star mentors

17:30pm

wrap up and close*

*After we close, teams are free to carry on working on their ideas but we advise a good night's sleep before day 3!

DAY 3

sunday may 27th 

10:00am

check in

check in and energy session

10:30am

masterclass: ux

designing a good user experience (UX)

11:00am

masterclass: pitching

craft the perfect pitch 

11:30pm

break

take a rest break

11:45pm

masterclass: funding & finance

understand your financials 

12:15pm 

group work/ pitch prep

+ working lunch 

17:00pm

pub!

14:00pm 

pitch registration

welcome pitch guests 

14:30pm

pitch time!

teams pitch their start ups to judging panel 

16:30pm

wrap up and close

winners announced and prizes

Sponsorship

We would love your support if you share our mission to make the enterprise sector a more inclusive, diverse space where young people from all backgrounds have the space to grow.
 
Supporting our work is a great way to show your commitment to under-represented communities, and to gain access to a network of talented organisations, start ups and young people. For more information about sponsorship, contact us here.

School, universities and community groups

Foundervine’s goal is to build the entrepreneurial capability of young people from all backgrounds. We are keen to have as many young people at startup 54 as possible, so they have a chance to gain an learn, network and access targeted support.
 
We have a number of discounted tickets available to school groups, and we would be happy to discuss this further with your school or university. Contact us using the link below. 
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