Category: Startups

Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS) Workshop

David delivered a workshop for the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS) and its BOOST UP project. His presentation “Understanding Your Market” covered aspects of market research, consumer expectations and strategic marketing. The content of the workshop took from, and built on, David’s online video toolkits, articles and book ’Chase One Rabbit: Strategic Marketing for …

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Fundraising Webinar for GEN Namibia Startups

David presented a fundraising webinar for startups in Namibia, hosted by Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Namibia. In the webinar “Creative Fundraising for Startups”, David discussed several sources of funding for startups, giving examples from around the world: – Bootstrapping – Crowdfunding – Grants – Loans – Sponsorship – Advertising – Equity Investment There are free …

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Tunisia event online: Creative Strategies for Survival in a Crisis

David gave a presentation on Creative Strategies for Survival in a Crisis for cultural, creative and digital enterprises in Tunisia. The event was organised and hosted by the Tunisian Startups Association with support from GIZ. “David’s webinar for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) cultural and creative entrepreneurs was very informative. We are grateful that …

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Milan Design Week – online presentation on Innovative Diversification

David gave a presentation at Fuorisalone, the digital version of Milan Design Week 2020, in partnership with the WORTH Partnership Project. The topic was “The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for Innovative Diversification” and participants also have the opportunity to take part in Open Forum online business advice sessions with David following his online presentation. In …

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COVID-19 / Coronavirus Business Strategies – online toolkit course launched

A COVID-19 / Coronavirus Business Strategies online toolkit course has been launched as a creative business response to the COVID-19 crisis. View and access this online toolkit now. COVID-19 Business Strategies: Creativity, Diversification and Transformation David says: “This toolkit will empower you to generate new income in the short term, devise a new Business Formula, …

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“Maximising the Monetisation of Creativity” webinar in Albania

David delivered an interactive webinar on Maximising the Monetisation of Creativity for businesses in the creative industries in Albania, in partnership with the Women Founders Network Albania, supported by Swiss EP, Albania. The webinar was organised for businesses in the creative, cultural and digital industries in Albania. Publicity for the Maximising the Monetisation of Creativity …

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Lean Diversification for Businesses in Response to COVID-19

Lean Diversification is a method for developing new income streams during the COVID-19 crisis. The Lean Diversification approach is rapid and low risk, both of which are essential in a crisis. The idea of Lean Diversification is inspired by the ‘Lean Startup’ methodology that has been so successful for many new businesses in the digital …

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Creative Scale Up Programme online workshop

David has delivered an online workshop “How to Maintain Creativity in a Scale Up Environment” on two occasions for the Creative Scale Up Programme. This successful workshop will be repeated on Tuesday 01 December 2020 (13.30 – 15.30). Register now to attend this free online workshop. David has also delivered a workshop on Exporting and …

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The Art of Virtual Pitching – a Webinar with Enterprise Development Centre, Nigeria

David delivered a Webinar: “The Art of Virtual Pitching”, hosted by Global Entrepreneurship Network Nigeria and the Enterprise Development Centre, Nigeria. Contents. Find on this page: – Video. Part One: General points about making a winning pitch – Video. Part Two. Ten Top Tips for Virtual Pitching – Notes of the key points and top …

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Cash Flow Planning Spreadsheet – free download to use

David has published a cash flow planning spreadsheet as a download in a free toolkit product. This can be used as a cash flow planning tool to create a cash flow projection or cash flow forecast for your business. His presentation on cash flow planning and sharing his cash flow planning spreadsheet took take place …

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