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Startup Basics

Our brand new programme can help kickstart your entrepreneurial journey with 5 workshops

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Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or simply curious about the world of startups, our comprehensive Startup Basics programme is tailored to meet your needs. Equip yourself with the essential knowledge, resources and guidance to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey.

Our immersive workshops bring together students and graduates from diverse disciplines and provides a supportive environment to explore your entrepreneurial potential. Meet like-minded people, learn new skills and have something to add to your CV.

Don't miss the last Startup Basics of the academic  year! Taking place in-person this special sprint version of our popular event will take place over the week. 

This programme consists of five workshops:

Workshop Date Time
Find your startup idea Tuesday 2nd July  10am-12noon
Validate your startup idea Wednesday 3rd July 10am-12noon
Prototyping your MVP Thursday 4th July   10am-12noon
Pitch practice Friday 5th July  10am-12noon
Funding Friday 5th July  1pm-3pm

You will benefit from attending all the workshops within the programme however, you are welcome to pick and mix sessions that are most relevant to you.


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You can attend these sessions with or without a startup idea. For all students and recent graduates, two years after graduation from the University of Edinburgh.

Usually running twice in semester 1, twice in semester 2 and once over the summer.