Peer-To-Peer Support For Early-Stage Startups
A facilitated group for individuals who are all at a similar stage in their business or organisation, comprising of four 3 hour sessions.
Please note that due to current restrictions as a result of COVID-19, this peer-to-peer group will initially meet online via Zoom.
What is a Peer-to-peer group?
A Peer-to-peer group is a facilitated group of individuals who are all at a similar stage in their business or organisation.
What can I expect from the Peer to Peer Group?
-A safe, supportive and confidential environment to share experiences, challenges and knowledge with a group of like-minded peers.
-The group will be facilitated by an experienced business mentor, who will guide the sessions, challenge your thinking and be a safe critic.
-The opportunity to make lasting, meaningful connections and friendships.
-Gain insight and knowledge surrounding key strategic topics.
The initial session will focus on a Lean Canvas model geared towards social enterprises. The themes and topics of future sessions will be shaped by commonalities and outliers that are identified from this initial session and will help you to delve deeper into your business and think strategically.
Who is it for?
Anyone who is at the early stages of growing a social enterprise, charity or purposeful business and is seeking to benefit from the support, connections and knowledge-sharing that can be gained from a peer group setting.
Terms & Conditions
You must have already incorporated your business or registered with HMRC to be eligible, and we will ask you to complete a short questionnaire upon registration to assess compatibility and suitability. You may receive a phone call as part of the application process. Groups are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.
Participants must be prepared to commit to all four 3 hour sessions across 5 months, starting in May 2020. Due to the current restrictions on movement, these sessions will initially convene online, but it is hoped that the group will then be able to meet in person. For this reason it is important that you are able to travel to the Eco Business Centre, Bicester OX27 8BL.
The sessions will be on:
1400 – 1700 Wednesday 6th May 2020
1400 – 1700 Wednesday 17th June 2020
1400 – 1700 Wednesday 29th July 2020
1400 – 1700 Wednesday 9th September 2020