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Online: Entrepreneurs’ Network Event – May 2020

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


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May 13
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Start and Grow Enterprise


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Eoin McQuone
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Our Entrepreneurs’ Network Events offer a monthly morning of insightful talks and top tips from inspiring local start-ups, professionals, and business owners, a valuable skills exchange session, and a good dose of networking for new and existing entrepreneurs and start-ups.

These brilliant events are FREE and are open to everyone who’d like to learn new ways to develop themselves as an entrepreneur and those with an interest in supporting local business.

Join us and build your network with an inspiring community of new and developing entrepreneurs!


This Entrepreneurs’ Network Event is open to everyone. If you’re not already signed up with Start and Grow Enterprise, get your free ticket here.

This is an online networking event, held using Zoom. Get ready by Downloading Zoom to your computer. After booking a place at this event, you’ll receive an email from us to register and then you’ll get your link to join the meeting.



10.00am Start

10.20am Introduction to Start and Grow Enterprise

10.30am Guest talk

10.50am Q&A

12.00pm Event closes


Details of this month’s speaker…


Eoin McQuone of Sustainable Business Design and Go Climate Positive

Don’t believe what they tell you, goals shouldn’t be SMART, they should be BIG, HAIRY and AUDACIOUS! My goal is to change the way that business works! I want to see better social and environmental outcomes knitted into the fabric of businesses, just like making a profit already is.

In this talk, I’ll share my business journey so far, including why I decided to leave the security of the corporate world to work for myself, why I’ve built my business on sustainability, how I’ve leveraged my previous knowledge and the knowledge of others and what I’ve learned in the first year of running my own business.

I’ve learned a lot about raising my profile through networking and social media, about staying true to my goals whilst being flexible about how to get there, about being open to ideas and not being afraid to try and fail, and about managing my time and money.

If there is one thing I know, it’s that I still have a lot to learn.

I look forward to meeting you at the Start and Grow Entrepreneurs’ Networking event. I’m sure we can learn a lot from each other.




Entrepreneurs’ Network events are offered by Start and Grow Enterprise, a University of Gloucestershire project with funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Start and Grow Enterprise supports the growth of Gloucestershire-based entrepreneurs and start-ups (trading up to 3 years) through free training, events, networks and resources.


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