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Our Social Launchpad programme is for individuals that have an idea for a business that positively impacts their community or the environment. Knowing where to start can be daunting, which is why we help you define your ambitions and set goals.

We currently operate in Southwark and Lambeth

Deadline: 17 Nov 2017

Duration: 24th - 26th Nov 2017, 9:30am to 16:30pm

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Our Launchpad Programme includes:

1. Exploring the concept of social business

Understand the different models of social business

Consider how to balance profit with purpose

2. Dive in and focus

Clarify your idea

Define the values that underpin your social business

Dive deep into your business

3. Knowing your market and defining social need

Market research and market testing

Know how to define and demonstrate the social need for your business

Understand basic impact measurement terminology and identify key impacts for your idea

4. Talking numbers: pricing and budgeting

Learn about pricing

Complete a basic budget for your business

5. Business modelling

An introduction to the social business model canvas

Troubleshooting any issues before testing starts

6. Completion and next steps

Set goals for your business

Learn how to work with your mentor



(with bursary)

Receive 75% off the usual price of £199 with our bursary.

Though we believe our programmes to be generously priced, we want to make them accessible to as many entrepreneurs in South London as we can. Under our funding criteria, you could be eligible to receive a bursary to help cover the cost of your place on our programmes if:

You live in South London and have a social enterprise or

You live in Lambeth and are aged 18 – 30 and are on a low income or in receipt of state benefits.

If you believe you are eligible please select the request bursary application option on the registration form. We require evidence of eligibility, such as benefit certificates.

Limited spaces available

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