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Face-to-face advice

Face-to-face advice

90 minutes of face-to-face advice from a member of the StartUp Woking business development team.

Group mentoring

Group mentoring

These sessions connect StartUp Woking members with inspiring entrepreneurs who will share specialist expertise and help them tackle their challenges.

Book a 1:1

Book a 1:1

Kick start your business potential today! Contact the Start Up Woking team to find out if you qualify for a free 1:1 session with an expert business advisor

Networking

Networking

Showcase your business, swap strategies with other members and build valuable relationships informally.

Join the new StartUp Woking business club and give your business a supercharged boost

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Starting a new business is both exhilarating and daunting at the same time. Keeping one going, even more so. This is why we’ve created the new StartUp Woking Business Club, a vibrant network of support, specifically designed to support start-ups, micro-enterprises and small businesses from Woking.

Building on the success of the Woking Works business advisory programme, the Business Liaison Team from Woking Borough Council, and created in partnership with The Inspiration Space, this exciting collaboration is set to deliver a supercharged boost to local business owners that have one goal in mind – achieving sustainable growth and making a profit in a rapidly changing and increasingly more competitive marketplace.

 

Giving you easy access to some of the best support in Surrey

StartUp Woking Business Plan

Woking Works has supported over 300 businesses over the past five years and the new StartUp Woking business club will connect ambitious small business owners with high-quality business education, digital skills training, mentorship and connection to a vibrant entrepreneurial community, all which are critical to sustainable business growth.

As the saying goes, “ You want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far? Go together.” Add to that research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) that reveals, 70% of businesses that have access to mentorship and support survive more than five years (which is double the rate of non-mentored businesses over the same period in time), then a dedicated business club for fledgling enterprises makes a lot of sense.

 

Connecting you to the relationships, training and ecosystem of support that you need to succeed

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The StartUp Woking programme is all about supporting business owners so that they develop the practical skills they need to succeed alongside an entrepreneurial mindset.

Using The Inspiration Space’s energetic and creative approach to business development and marketing training, the re-vamped StartUp Woking programme will help business owners achieve innovation, acceleration and meaningful growth.

Designed to facilitate the interesting conversations that spark bright ideas, members of the  StartUp Woking Business Club can look forward to:

Group mentoring & topic roundtables

Once a month, we bring members of StartUp Woking together with well-respected business brains for a two-hour, topic roundtables. These sessions connect StartUp Woking members with inspiring entrepreneurs who will share specialist expertise and help them tackle their challenges.

Networking events

Mix and mingle with likeminded businesses in some of the best places in Woking to gather, eat and drink. There will be opportunities to showcase your business, swap strategies with other members and build valuable relationships informally.  

Digital skills training

Practical workshops that will expose members to the digital products and services that will help them run their businesses more efficiently, raise their profiles and find new clients.

1:1 advice and support

90 minutes of face-to-face advice from a member of the StartUp Woking business development team. These informal clinics help small businesses save time, effort and money, thanks to the expert advice.