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Last chance to apply for the Echo++ Weekender!

By Sarah Henderson
08.03.2017


We’re taking over Hackney House for 2 days on 25th + 26th March, filling it with 50 like-minded entrepreneurial souls, some of our favourite startup founders and expert workshop leaders for a festival of entrepreneurship, Echo-style.

Discover your entrepreneurial style, stress-test your idea, expand your skillset, build your tribe and kick-start your business in one weekend.

If you’ve got a business idea brewing and want to test if it could really fly, or you’re just starting out and want to build the skills and network you need for success – this is for you.

Grow your tribe

Starting a business is way more fun when you do it with others! Network, share ideas and build connections with a cohort of 50 fellow local entrepreneurs, and add to your contact book with our guest speakers, workshop leads and facilitators from businesses including Crowdcube, Investly, Grub Club, Silicon Rhino and The Wern.

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Meet the founders

Hear from the founders of successful East London businesses including The Athenian, Kennedy City Bicycles, Grow Up Box, Grub Club, Ella Doran and more.

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Learn from experts

Whether you want to learn how to boss your PR strategy, write a winning pitch or attract investors, you’ll attend fireside chats and interactive workshops on a whole host of core startup topics.

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Discover your startup style

Explore your leadership style, creative-problem solving approach and business modelling credentials under the guidance of expert startup consultants, Make Happy. Gain game-changing insights on your strengths and areas for improvement as an entrepreneur, and learn how you can make the very most of your skills and talent.

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And it doesn’t stop there. 

Following The Echo++ Weekender, you’ll join our alumni network of over 100 East London businesses who’ve already completed an Echo++ programme. Meet some of them in our video below.

Here’s a little taste of what you can expect from an Echo++ programme…

Echo++ from Echo on Vimeo.

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