Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022 at ARU #ThinkBigARU

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14-18 November 2022

ARU students, staff, and alumni are invited to join the Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy (AREA) for a series of events on our Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses and online to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022.

Join the conversation online at #ThinkBigARU

Email startupsupport@aru.ac.uk for more information.

Monday 14 November

9.30am-2.30pm: Live stream: GEW UK 2022: Official Launch Day Conference (GEN UK Hub)

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

The AREA Team will be streaming the GEW UK 2022: Official Launch Day Conference live from London on the big screen all day.

Register to attend for Live stream: GEW UK 2022: Official Launch Day Conference (GEN UK Hub) via Handshake.

12-3pm: Bridging the gap between academia and industry - Neurogether

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

Join Utkarsh Gupta of Neurogether and AREA's Omkar Singh for an afternoon of talks designed to get you thinking about how you can bring your start-up dream to reality:

12-12.50pm: Start-up lifecycle: Translation of an idea to real life business idea to IPO; types of funding opportunities; support throughout the journey.

12.50-1pm: Break.

1-1.50pm: Mentoring; executive summary; business plan; financial projection.

1.50-2pm: Break.

2-2.30pm: How to pitch; 60-second elevator pitch; pitch deck.

2.30-2.50pm: Pitch demonstration; discussion of a pitch deck from a well-established business; demo pitch by a volunteer and/or facilitator.

2.50-3pm: Conclusion and vote of thanks.

Register to attend Bridging the gap between academia and industry - Neurogether via Handshake.

3-4pm: Workshop: Top tips for web development

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

With Christopher Mason, Director of Jeccl Ltd.

Register to attend Workshop: Top tips for web development via Handshake.

5-6.30pm: Global Entrepreneurship Week Launch

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

Join Prof Gary Packham, Pro Vice Chancellor for Student Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at ARU, and AREA's Omkar Singh for presentations and networking to mark the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022.

Register to attend Global Entrepreneurship Week Launch via Handshake.

Tuesday 15 November

11am-2pm: Start-up Market

Helmore Street, Cambridge campus

Drop by to chat to representatives from student societies, Big Pitch winners, and AREA's Omkar Singh and Katie Johnson about all things start-up, including our mentoring offer.

Register to attend Start-up Market via Handshake.

2-4pm: Zero to Tech Founder - Everything You Need to Know

Virtual

Join Dr Michael Watts to learn about his experiences as NHS doctor, Founder and CEO of Blüm Health and Clinical Entrepreneur. You will discover what he has done to establish a tech start-up and learn how to build a lean canvas to help you progress your start-up ideas.

Register to attend Zero to Tech Founder - Everything You Need to Know via Handshake.

5pm-6.30pm: The Start-up Evening: Guest speaker: Claudiu Cogalniceanu, Founder of FindMyData

LAB 026, Cambridge campus / QUE 101, Chelmsford campus

Join us for a talk from Claudiu Cogalniceanu, Founder of FindMyData. Claudiu will be sharing his entrepreneurial journey and tips for starting a company and overcoming challenges and barriers in the early stages of the start-up process. Hosted by AREA's Omkar Singh.

Register to attend The Start-up Evening: Guest speaker: Claudiu Cogalniceanu, Founder of FindMyData in Cambridge via Handshake.

Register to attend The Start-up Evening: Guest speaker: Claudiu Cogalniceanu, Founder of FindMyData in Chelmsford via Handshake.

Wednesday 16 November

2-2.30pm: Exploring the benefits of social enterprise: How to improve the life of children and young people in England and Wales

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

With Paul Nelson, Lecturer in Criminology & Policing in ARU's Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Register to attend Exploring the benefits of social enterprise: How to improve the life of children and young people in England and Wales via Handshake.

3-4pm: Mentoring for success

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

With our ARU Entrepreneur in Residence, David Bell.

Register to attend Mentoring for success via Handshake.

4-6.30pm: Entrepreneurial film review: House of Gucci

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

With AREA's Omkar Singh.

Register to attend 4-6.30pm: Entrepreneurial film review: House of Gucci via Handshake.

Thursday 17 November

11am-1pm: Social Enterprise Day

QUE 101, Chelmsford campus

11am-12pm: Lecture: Business for people and planet with Andy Brady, Deputy Head of ARU's School of Management.

Register to attend Lecture: Business for people and planet via Handshake.

12-1pm: Lecture: The conservation versus commercialisation conundrum for eco-tourism enterprise: global perspectives and challenges with Dr Simon Evans, Director of International Partnerships in ARU's Faculty of Business and Law.

Register to attend Lecture: The conservation versus commercialisation conundrum for eco-tourism enterprise: global perspectives and challenges via Handshake.

4-5.30pm: AREA and ARUCPD

QUE 101, Chelmsford campus

4-5pm: Find out more about the AREA team's offer for enterprising students, and hear from Kate Summally about the ARUCPD programme.

5-5.30pm: Networking and close.

Register to attend AREA and ARUCPD in Chelmsford via Handshake.

Friday 18 November

12.30-3pm: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the NHS and Healthcare

Corporate Suite (MAB 404a/b), Chelmsford campus

Join Prof Tony Young OBE, Director of Medical Innovation in ARU's Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care, to learn about NHS England’s Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, entrepreneurship and innovation in the NHS and healthcare.

Register to attend Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the NHS and Healthcare via Handshake.

4-5.30pm: AREA and ARUCPD

Corporate Suite (LAB 111, LAB 112, LAB 113), Cambridge campus

4-5pm: Find out more about the AREA team's offer for enterprising students, and hear from Kate Summally about the ARUCPD programme.

5-5.30pm: Networking and close.

Register to attend AREA and ARUCPD in Cambridge via Handshake.