SPARK is for students, staff* and graduates of 4 years or under from Oxford Brookes.
* NB. Staff are welcome to attend the Spark programme for learning and development purposes, but are not eligible to be allocated seed funding.SPARK is a step-by-step programme aimed at students from any discipline with little or no business experience providing support to develop an idea into a possible scalable venture. Attendees will gain practical insights and skills to transform their initial ideas into viable and well-prepared business concepts, setting the stage for successful entrepreneurship.
At the end of six-week workshops attendees will walk away with:
- a clear understanding of their business
- an understanding of how to develop a basic business plan
- a first stage pitch-deck which will equip them to compete for £500 seed funding.
The workshops will be delivered in person. Through Spark attendees will get to meet with and learn from experts, successful alumni, and other like-minded people who are on the same path as them. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone that wants to test and develop their idea in a low-risk way and start to build their network.
This is the perfect opportunity for anyone that wants to test and develop their idea in a low-risk way and start to build their network.
Please note: WE ARE A COMMUNITY and attendance is important. Participants are required to attend 80% of the sessions in order to be eligible to pitch for funding at the end.