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6 great events, your reading list and a FREE ticket giveaway (plus our latest Huff Post feature)

Make ideas real: startup advice

Phew. What a month ahead we have! After the resounding success of Summercamp we’re delighted to be back at some brilliant events this month and next – hope to see you at one of them.

If you’re not based in the UK don’t worry. We’ll be releasing details of our first ever online program soon so watch this space. Also see below for details of our FREE ticket offer.

So, onto those events…

In October


Is entrepreneurship for me?, Sussex University
Wed 22 10am
A free introductory morning workshop open to students only (but from any University)

In November


Co-working camp, Turkey
Mon 3-Tue 11
Our co-founder Laurence will be taking part in this temporary startup incubator and co-working space in a 5* resort for startup founders, entrepreneurs and digital nomads that want to escape the winter and make new meaningful connections to grow their business. There’s still spots left at really affordable rates and the full program runs until Dec 15th. There’ll be talks, workshops, peer mentoring and lots of activities planned. Looks like a lot of fun.


Happy Startup Canvas workshop, London
Thu 13th 6.30pm
A bitesized, affordable evening workshop for those that want to learn how to build a company that lasts. This is a satellite event as part of the Hacking Happiness conference but is open to all.


Hacking Happiness, London
Fri 14th 9am
Hacking Happiness is a Summit on Human Potential, Performance and Wellbeing. Laurence will be doing a talk about why happiness should be your business model. Other speakers include Professor Paul Dolan from the LSE, Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy), the habit expert James Clear and Levi Felix (Camp Grounded/Digital Detox). They’ve also launched a Kickstarter campaign.


LeanConf, Manchester
17-18th 9am
Leanconf brings together startup & product people from around the world to inspire you to build better businesses. Laurence will be doing a talk on the Monday – Beyond MVP: How to create a Minimum Loveable Product.

100We have a FREE ticket to giveaway thanks to our friends at LeanConf. Just answer the question: What does MLP stand for? and email us your answer by close of play on Friday 17th and we’ll randomly draw a name out (hint: see above talk).


Meaning Conference
Tue 18th 9am
One of the highlights of the year, Meaning Conference is now in its 3rd year with another stellar line-up. Run by our friends at Nixon McInnes in Brighon, Meaning exists to connect and inspire the people who believe in better business. Speakers include Mark Stevenson (LOPO), Bob Doak (Gore) and Neil Mullarkey (Comedy Store Players). We’ll be running sessions in the extended breaks in the Dome for those that want to turn the inspiration and ideas from the day into action.

 This week’s reading list



And finally

Our fave quote of the week from Seth Godin’s book Tribes:

The secret of leadership is simple:
Do what you believe in.
Paint a picture of the future.
Go there.

People will follow.



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