Tech Business MiniMBA #4: The Business Timeline - Getting the Basics Right

Event Info

Wed 5 Jun, 2013 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Kingston Smith
Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road
London, EC1M 7AD, UK
Cost: FREE, RSVP required


Event description

So you've had the idea, done your research and confident that you can turn it into a successful business... but what next?

At this workshop Mark Twum-Ampofo will talk you through the essentials of setting up a business, taking you along a timeline from initial conception to a successful young company. He will discuss topics such as structuring your business; dealing with the administration of running a company; taking on your first contractors and employees; dealing with VAT and other taxes;  granting share options; and taking in funding.

Get the basics right from the beginning and it will leave you free to concentrate on developing your idea. 

Mark Twum-Ampofo is the Technology Partner at top 20 accountancy firm Kingston Smith. If there are any particular areas that you would like Mark to cover during the presentation please feel free to send your questions to him in advance at mtwum-ampofoatkingstonsmith [dot] co [dot] uk.

Doors open at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start, please arrive in good time so as not to disrupt the presentation. Drinks and snacks will be provided as we appreciate you'll probably have been working hard all day. If you have any questions relating to the series please contact Caroline Heron at carolineatminibarlabs [dot] com.

The Tech Business MiniMBA is delivered by MiniBarLabs in partnership with the ICT KTN


About the event series

The TechBusiness MiniMBA series addresses common business issues in web and tech companies. Our presenters are successful entrepreneurs, CTOs, investors, accountants and lawyers, who are amongst the best in the UK’s web sector. To find out more about the series and RSVP to upcoming events please see here.


About MiniBarLabs

It’s hard to create a brief description of what we’ve been doing for the last 7 years, but everything we do via MiniBarLabs is about connecting new technologies, digital start ups, products and services with innovative people and communities (and vice versa).

MiniBar is the UK’s biggest technology community with over 6400 members. 300 of us meet once a month to catch up on the latest techie news and trends. Our TechBusiness MiniMBA gathers together some of UK’s top experts who advise on how best to manage, measure, promote and expand your tech business. The CodeMaker workshops teach the essentials of coding and how to build mobile and web apps. It will provide everything you need to know about the behind the scenes of the internet so that you may take control of your startup or digital project.

We also develop purpose built events for start ups, agencies and big tech companies as well as business strategies for companies large and small. In short: we are MiniBarLabs – we tinker, tailor, tutor, train…