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Want to learn how to play The StartUp Game?


Unleash your inner entrepreneur in this interactive bootcamp as you dive into the fun and excitement of starting your own business with The Startup Game and OneTech in a day full of workshops and fun. 

Join us on the 10th of April for The StartUp Game Bootcamp in the Kedleston Road Site and discover the game of entrepreneurship!

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What you'll gain

Exclusive Knowledge

We brought amazing speakers ready to share their experience in the startup world. Learn the language and how to be a startupper while you have fun playing the game!

Learn by Playing

Learn the phases of startups as you make your way to become a Unicorn valued more than £1 Billion from the comfort of your board game. Compete with your fellow colleagues and become an entrepreneur

Expand your Network

On the day you will get a chance to speak to great entrepreneurs and talk about your business ideas and gain valuable insights on starting your own business, raising funding and scale it!  

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This mini-course is perfect for you if...

  • You have a business idea, but you don’t know how to test it with marketing

  • You’re creative, but maybe you don’t have any marketing skills

  • You're generally interested in Digital Marketing but unsure what it entails

  • You are considering Digital Marketing as a potential career pathway

  • You are an entrepreneur who needs some Digital Marketing Insights




Our StartUp Game Bootcamp starts on 10th April Wednesday morning at 10am and finishes at 4pm.


1. The StartUp Game Session

The Startup Game Session with Emma Obanye, CEO of OneTech where you will play the Board Game and challenge your fellow entrepreneurs.

After the game we will be hosting a series of workshops to introduce you to the different stages of a startup with great speakers who have been there and done that.

Here is the workshop’s agenda:

2. What is a Minimum Viable Product with Onyinye Unachukwu - Business Analyst

Overview of what the MVP stage of a startup looks like and how MVPs work towards validating business ideas.

3. Startup Business Models with Liam Keogh Founder of Palm PR

Introduction to the different business models of startups with their pros and cons, and revenue generation models.

4. Funding with Faizan Patankar Founder of Amygda

Introduction to the different sources of funding, from private to public and their advantages and disadvantages.

5. Scaling with Anuj Ashar Founder of Beta Booster

Introduction to the process of expanding the business in a sustainable way to handle an increasing market demand.
6. Founders Panel with Lesley So (Founder of So Good Kombucha UK), Payal Walker (Founder of Women on Boards CIC) and Faizan Patankar (Founder of Amygda)
Amazing founders sharing their experience as business owners, interviewed by the host Imelda Fossu.

Meet your facilitator

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Imelda Fossu is a visionary entrepreneur, marketer and public speaker.

At just 28, she is inspiring a new generation of change-makers to overcome their self-doubt and adopt a limitless mindset.

A regular media commentator as seen on ITV, Metro and the BBC, Imelda is reinventing what it means to be an entrepreneur through a balance of creativity, purpose and profit.

Ready to have some fun? 

Deadline for interest forms is on the 8th of April at 9pm, please make sure you signup before then.