The Echo++ Weekender

A space for early-stage East London businesses
to test, grow, learn and share.

25th and 26th March 2017

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

GOT A BUSINESS IDEA BREWING?
WANT TO STRESS-TEST YOUR EARLY PRODUCT OR SERVICE?
CURIOUS ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP?

The Echo++ Weekender is your space to explore your idea, expand your skillset, and connect with a diverse group of 50 entrepreneurial East Londoners over an intensive 2-day programme.

We’re giving you 48 hours to stress-test your idea, explore why customers need what you’re creating and how you’ll get their attention. We’ll put your creative problem-solving skills to the test and give you space to learn by collaborating with others. What you discover may surprise you, but by the end you’ll be equipped with the skills to set a solid foundation for your business and new expertise which you can apply to any job, role or project.

THE PROGRAMME

Test Bed

121s

Talks

Workshops

Network

This new programme builds on our tried and tested Echo++ business accelerator approach – connecting local businesses and experts willing to share skills, knowledge and resource to achieve holistic growth.

You’ll get…

  • Inspiring talks from seasoned entrepreneurs
  • Interactive workshops on core business principles including ideation, business modelling, customer segments and sales
  • Expert-led training sessions in everything from social media to managing finances
  • Bookable 1-1 slots with experts in marketing, finance, legals and more
  • A peer network of 50 like-minded people to join you on your business journey
  • Access to the wider Echo network of 3800+ businesses and professionals – tap into valuable skills and expertise, and create champions for your business

And there’s no money involved: our programme is paid for, and powered by, the skills and knowledge shared and connections and collaborations created among our members. Learn more.

Who’s it for?

If you…

  • Are East London based (we will have a limited number of places available for people outside East London)
  • Are a small business / startup / freelancer, trading for less than one year OR have a business idea brewing that you are itching to get started on
  • Are ready to learn, refine what you do and build a kick-ass network to do it with

…this programme is for you!

Apply by midnight 12th March. Places will be allocated on a rolling basis, and we expect demand to be high (recent programmes have been oversubscribed by up to 100%) so it’s advisable to get your application in early. All places will be allocated by 14th March.

See what Echo++ can do for your business

Made possible with generous support from…

  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park