may, 2022

23may(may 23)9:00 am27(may 27)1:00 pmSETsquared ProgrammeMay 23rd, 24th & 27th

Event Details

A fully-funded, three-day workshop for start up businesses in Cornwall wanting to explore early-stage tech ideas.

Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th & Friday 27th May 2022


This online programme is suitable for start up businesses working at the very early stages of their business ideas and plans.

You may already have established small tech or IP based businesses looking to bring a new product or service to the market.

Based on Strategyzer’s established Business Model Canvas methodology, you’ll take a look into your proposed business model, evaluating its strengths and weaknesses and working towards developing a clear and robust plan for developing your venture.


Led by Hollie Kirk working as the SETsquared Cornwall lead, the three day programme is structured as follows:

Day 1 (Monday 09:00 – 13:00)

• Welcome & introductions• The Business Model Canvas• Understanding your customers• Building a value proposition

Day 2: (Tuesday 09:00 – 13:00)

• Identifying the opportunity• Evaluating revenue stream

• Exploring business feasibility

Day 3: (Friday 09:00 – 13:00)

• Business model testing• Presenting your Business Model Canvas• Speed mentoring session• Wrap-up and next steps


The sessions are designed to be practical, interactive and hands-on, and you’ll be putting theory into practice by comparing your business with established business models.

The programme culminates with an opportunity to present your business model to a panel of experts and then a speed mentoring session, which will provide additional valuable feedback on your business idea.


If you are interested in applying for a place on the SETsquared Exeter Entrepreneurs’ Programme, please use the ‘Register’ button.

Should you have any queries about the programme, or if you would like to find out more about the wider SETsquared Exeter business incubation and acceleration activities, please contact Hollie Kirk – h.kirk@exeter.ac.uk

Please apply for a ticket including all the necessary company information. We will then review and contact you to confirm your place ASAP.


Entrepreneur’s Programme Testimonials:

“When you start a new venture, the hardest part is understanding and refining how to best put things together in a realistic and achievable way. The programme is helping you to achieve this. The mentors are amazing, they bring in a completely new perspective on your business. A programme not to be missed.” Zoita Mandila, Anxiety-free Dentist

“I learnt a great deal about business and financial plans. I also had the opportunity to pitch and get feedback from mentors which is highly valuable.”Alex Longman, Aspiring Astropreneur


Book your place now, there’s no fee to attend as its part of the Future Focus programme. We will ask you to complete a short form for our funders, ERDF.

The Future Focus Programme is funded by the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly (CIOS) European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) portfolio 2014 to 2020.

By participating in this event you will receive support to the de-minimis value of £917/€1100 based on an exchange rate of £1/€1.20 . (exchange rate dated 01 February 2022)

Terms and Conditions here

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23 (Monday) 9:00 am - 27 (Friday) 1:00 pm