Startup Theatre 6

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Wednesday 17th May

Thursday 18th May


11.45 - 12.15

James Nicholson

How to rank your site on Google in 2016 and beyond

In this seminar, James Nicholson will discuss the latest ways of ranking your website in 2016. Tactics from years gone by have changed a great deal, so you need to ensure you are up to date with the latest techniques. James will also advise how you can avoid Google penalties such as Google Panda and Google Penguin.


12.30 - 13.00

Maurice Craft

How can alternative finance could help your business?

An overview of the different finance options available to SME’s and how they can assist in growing businesses and cash flow, along with taking away any headaches of chasing unpaid invoices or paying suppliers abroad.


13.15 - 13.45

Emma Richards

Create, Innovate & Protect - Intellectual Property Explained

The seminar will cover the four main areas of intellectual property (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and how to protect Intellectual Property rights. It’s a great opportunity for all businesses looking for the latest information and advice on IP - direct from the Intellectual Property Office.


14.00 - 14.30

Kam Dovedi

Property: The Safest, Securest And Most Profitable Business in 2017 and beyond

Would you like to create a business that everyone on the Times Rich List has in common? Would you like to know how you can generate continuous revenue regardless of the market conditions? Would you like to know how you can start a business with minimal funds or grow your cash pot in the fastest possible way? Then this seminar is perfect for you. In this seminar one of the UK’s leading business and property experts Kam Dovedi will be sharing with you why property is an asset class you must be investing in to create a safe, secure and sustainable income. Kam Dovedi will share with you tried and tested systems he has used to build up his own multimillion pound property business, and how you can do exactly the same to create profits and income that will allow you to lead the life of your choice. This seminar will also answer one of the most important questions being asked right now by many new investors, which is: “How do I start correctly in business and succeed?” Kam Dovedi will be showing you real life case studies of different strategies he has implemented within his property business, with their disadvantages and advantages, so you can decide which strategy is best for you, according to how much time (or no time), money (or no money) and experience (or no experience) you have. This content filled seminar will leave you feeling more confident, clear, and relaxed about starting your property business.


14.45 - 15.15

Paul Carr & Esther Parent

How to Open a Residential Children’s Home

If you are interested in opening a residential children’s home, then this is the seminar for you! We will take you through a step by step process, detailing everything you need to know from how to get your Ofsted licence, where to get children, how much to charge and how much to budget. You will also have the chance to ask questions about your specific project.


15.30 - 16.00

Dave King

Beautiful Business

It’s easy to be wooed by the latest promises of innovation and digital tooling. In this talk, Dave will show you how you can look past these and identify the components that work for your business, and how good it feels to be able dismiss the rest. With this understanding, you’ll be able to take control and introduce transformation that drives success; helping you to design truly beautiful business.


16.15 - 16.45

Geoffrey Folkes

Top Tips for Running Your Own Business Whilst Employed

This seminar is for anyone thinking about taking the huge step of starting their own business whilst still employed. Find out when you should leave your job and take the plunge; how to balance work-life with self-employment and other considerations you should take into account to ensure your business gets off to the right start.