The Web Business Tool-Box: Practical Lessons for Web Companies and Entrepreneurs

Event Info

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Oct, 2010 from 9:30am - 5:00pm
Ravensbourne College
6 Penrose Way
London, SE10 0EW, UK
Cost: Free


MiniBar – a community and events series of over 3000 web entrepreneurs, developers, designers and tech innovators - will be organizing a weekend workshop for Ravensborne’s ERDF Commercialising Digital Technology programme.

MiniBar has designed ‘The Web Business Tool-Box’ as a weekend workshop that addresses common business issues in web and tech companies through a no-nonsense approach: all our presenters are successful practitioners, who are known and respected for the business results they deliver.

Each day will have 4 hours of presentations interspersed with break out sessions lasting 1 hour each plus one hour of networking and reflecting on the day. The events will be filmed and made available online to participants.

Subjects will include:

Effective Software Development Management
Making a Development Plan
101 of Online Marketing
Drafting a Marketing Plan

Search Engine Optimization and Analytics
Using Analytics Products
Fundraising and Investment
Working on your Business Plan
Lessons learned and Business Model Development

Participants will gain business practical insights and learn how to progress their business by being exposed to highly experienced mentors ranging from CEOs, CTOs and specialists in their respective areas. Our mentors come from top technology start ups such as eCourier, cutting edge investment funds such as SeedCamp, or innovative companies such as PayPal, Google, or Microsoft.

We will address how to choose the right programmers and development framework, how to manage software projects, how to conduct effective online marketing , Search Engine Optimization and Analytics, how to optimize your sales strategy, fundraising and investment strategies, basics of business management and accounting.

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For a more detailed programme, follow this link.