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We’ve had a fantastic response to the Launch48 event we’re helping organise at the end of October, so thanks very much for the enthusiasm. The speakers, mentors, and participants are all looking ace!

Just a quick reminder for anyone else waiting to buy tickets – today’s the last day you can get them at discounted price of £5 for the Conference and £29.95/19.95 for the Weekend (click here to book now). Why pay more when you can pay less? Ok, sorry, I couldn’t contain flashbacks to an old Payless Shoes commercial…

As a refresher, (more…)

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If we gave you £500 today, could you turn that into £5000 in four months? A cool entrepreneurial fundraiser from Fairbridge asks just that, and lets teams take the organisation’s money to (hopefully) add a zero to the end.

While you’re perhaps already busy playing this game with your own bank account, or an investor’s, I thought this sounded like a great challenge for friends/partners/siblings who could use a bit more excitement at work [update: students too!]. It’s open to teams of 8-12 people, so it should be good fun and sign-ups are now open – email gill.levy@fairbridge.org.uk. I’ve included the Zero to Hero flyer here for full details, so pass on some startup spirit and tell your corporate friends/partners/siblings to get involved.

If you have any wacky ideas of what to do with the money, but are lacking the time yourself, feel free to contribute thoughts below! (more…)

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