Emma is a small-business expert and the author of books including ‘Spare Room Start Up – how to start a business from home’, ‘Working 5 to 9 – how to start a successful business in your spare time’, ‘Go Global – how to take your business to the world’ and ‘The StartUp Kit.’ She launched Enterprise Nation in 2006 as a website to help anyone start and grow a business from home. The company has since expanded to offer online services, publications, events and finance to small businesses across the UK.
Listen to the podcast on the player below or here directly (save as for mp3):
- The start of StartUp Britain (00:40)
- Emma’s background and Enterprise Nation (02:35)
- What Startup Britain encompasses now (04:38)
- Graduate and young entrepreneurship (09:25)
- Why the Finance 4 Startup Britain event is so important to the campaign (11:30)
- The main topics for discussion at the Finance 4 StartUp Britain event (13:29)
- Emma’s optimism about entrepreneurship in the UK at the moment (15:20)
- How StartUp Britain works with Startup America and other similar organisations around the world (18:52)
- What is next for Startup Britain? (20:34)
- Who should be getting involved with Startup Britain and how they get in touch (22:30)
Emma and StartUp Britain have been kind enough to invite GrowVC to take part in the Finance 4 StartUp Britain Week, which is a week of free financial seminars, keynotes, panel debates, Q&A Sessions and networking opportunities commencing the 14th of May.
We will be discussing ‘Non-Traditional Early Stage access to finance through a panel that explores the different types and models for crowdfunding platforms’ alongside an excellent panel on Tuesday 15th May in central London.
If you would like to come along and learn more from high-profile speakers and business advisors about financial issues for starting and growing businesses, don’t miss out and book your seats today by visiting the Finance 4 StartUp Britain website.
You can also get involved in the StartUp Britain campaign by going to their website, http://www.startupbritain.org.
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