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Start up Direct

Start up Direct

Start up Direct

Startup Direct provides funding, mentoring and support to start up businesses. Based in the heart of London’s start up community in Shoreditch our office is a great environment to work and our Friday ping pong tournament is not to be missed. Start up Direct is the founding delivery partner for the governments Start up Loans scheme. Start up loans, chaired by James Caan, aims to promote entrepreneurship and boost enterprise growth in England. Its objective is to help start up 50,000 businesses over the next three years by providing funding and a range of business start-up support services. Start up Direct is also a proud member of Youth Business International, supporting young people start and grow their businesses.

Volunteer

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
16 Jun 2014

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Employer tags:
Industry:
Consulting
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Professional Services
Social Enterprise
Corporate Finance
Education
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial Work
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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Start up Business Mentor

Foster a next-generation business leader through volunteer business mentoring.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Remote Working
Level:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial Work
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
Function:
Intern/Volunteer
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About Us

Startup Direct is a not for profit, providing funding, mentoring and support to start up businesses. 

Start up Direct is proud to be the founding delivery partner for the governments Start up Loans scheme. Start up loans, chaired by James Caan, aims to promote entrepreneurship and boost enterprise growth in England.  Its objective is to help start up 50,000 businesses over the next three years by providing funding and a range of business start-up support services. 

Start up Direct is also a proud member of Youth Business International, supporting young people start and grow businesses.

Why Mentor?

If you are passionate about startups, you could be eligible to mentor a first-time entrepreneur backed by Startup Direct. Become a Volunteer mentor now

From business owners to all-round professionals, our volunteer mentors are an integral part of our growing startup community.   

With just a few hours a month, you can guide and support a promising entrepreneur on their journey from startup to profitable business. 

• Mentoring can be addictive – it is a mutually rewarding and learning experience for mentors and mentees.
• Horne your skills -leadership, problem solving, collaboration and more. Working with startups from different sectors and backgrounds can be an invaluable asset 
• Support entrepreneurs building businesses that help create jobs and stimulate the economy 
• Expand your network in the London and wider UK startup ecosystem and the Startup Direct community (successful mentors, as well as entrepreneurs).
• Mentoring  (and our training)  can play an important step in becoming a continuous professional development and  non-executive directorships

 “Access to mentoring is a powerful resource for any business at any stage but especially to for someone just starting a business” Bev James

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