Starting Up Saturday: November 2021

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Digital Greenhouse

Join us for this bootcamp for new businesses!  Perfect for people who want to turn passions or interests into feasible business ideas, Starting Up Saturdays are free one-day workshops to help you go from Wantrepreneur to Entrepreneur.

A Starting-Up Saturday bootcamp will create a space where you can think deeply about your business without interruption.  Through a combination of presentations, activities and exercises, it will teach you some of the skills you need to get your business started.  Providing you with access to experts and the opportunity to connect with fellow participants, building a network to help you on your start-up journey.


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Now including Meet the Experts Lunch sponsored by Airtel-Vodafone

During the Meet the Experts lunch sponsored by Airtel-Vodafone participants can sit down and have one-to-one conversations with industry experts essential to starting their businesses. This gives these new businesses the opportunity to ask questions specific to their individual context and include these needs in their business strategy from the very beginning. The industry experts include:

  • Airtel-Vodafone - Mobile Telecommunications & Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Black Vanilla - PR & Marketing, including Social Media
  • Islands - Insurance 
  • Barclays - Cashflow & Banking
  • BDO - Accounting & Tax
  • Delimited - IT solutions
  • Cherry Godfrey - Private lending

Ashish Petwal from Airtel-Vodafone, expert in Mobile Telecommunications and Internet of Things says:

‘Covid 19 has accelerated the pace of digitisation, changed the way businesses communicate with their customers and further highlighted the reliance on mobile working. We’re delighted to support this Digital Greenhouse initiative and during the session start-ups can benefit from mobility health checks and advise on how Internet of Things technology can be used to drive business efficiency and insight.’



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If you cannot make this bootcamp but are looking for assistance with starting a business, please visit our Startup Hub website for articles and guides or contact us by emailing:


In line with the recent Covid recommendations from the States of Guernsey,

  • Please don't attend this event if you or anyone in your household is feeling unwell, or has any covid symptoms.
  • Take a Lateral Flow Test on the day of the event and only attend if you have a negative result.
  • Wear a mask - This is not mandatory but is highly recommended.
  • Sanitise your hands regularly, there are many hand sanitiser points around the Digital Greenhouse space for visitors to use.