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The Risk Free Startup. How Start Your Business Empire With (Almost) Zero.

  • Oct 30, 2013 · 6:00 PM
  • MWB Business exchange

PLEASE NOTE... THERE IS A VENUE CHANGE.. Grab your Ticket Today for just £12 (Normal price £20)

If you are putting your dreams on hold because you think starting a business is risky or costly YOU REALLY NEED to hear this. Starting a business doesn't have to be risky. There are actually many ways to do it for peanuts... even free or letting other people take the risk. And I'm not talking about getting investors.

These are some of the priceless strategies we will cover:

- Finding creative ways of starting and funding your ultimate business by NOT starting it.. for now. I know it sounds weird but one of the speakers friends followed this recipe and built a small empire.

- 2 ways to use other peoples money and contacts  - and no its NOT lending or Using investors.

- 4 types of businesses you can start for less than £300.

And much more.

A bit a about out Speaker

Patrick Powers started his first business at 21 and went bankrupt really fast. In that process he lost his home, his car... everything. After that experience he got "a bit" risk averse and began his quest for ways to start a business with little or no risk.

Finally... 10 years ago he got his act together. He started his first successful business for £200 and retired a year later at 36. Since then he has been travelling the world enjoying the lifestyle and teaching marketing and persuasion strategies.

He also started www.EntrepreneursInLondon.co.uk with just £70. This has now grown into London's biggest entrepreneurial Meetup with over 8,900 members and growing about 100 people a week.

Don't let greedy bankers and investors decide your future. Don't let your dreams be stranded because you think you need a bunch of money to start.

This is for the people who are saying "next year I'll start my business". Or I'll start my business WHEN I get the funding. Well... we all know that day will never come for most people.

But with what you learn on this training it could be THIS week  - even tomorrow (well the day AFTER the training of course)

We start the evening with networking at 6 and end with networking.

The talk starts shortly after 7 and goes for about 75 minutes.

Sponsor for this event is Business Scene

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  • Patrick M. P.

    Hey folks. Thanks a lot for coming tonight... I realized after we were done that i forgot to cover some of the subjects that i promised. So what ill do is produce a video with the stuff send it to everyone in the next 5 days.

    1 · October 30, 2013

    • CASPER G.

      Thank You, Patrick! Excellent event and the atmosphere was genuine and enthusiastic.

      October 31, 2013

    • Hisham M.

      Hey Patrick have not received any video, if you may kindly forward it again :)

      November 14, 2013

  • Rhys M.

    It was a good evening but a lot of the information given by Patrick i already knew but did learn the order in which to apply my knowledge for better results.

    October 31, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hey Rhys, sorry we didn't get a chance to chat last night. I would like to still find out more about what you do. We should meet up for a coffee sometime soon? Regards Ryan

      October 31, 2013

    • Rhys M.

      Hey Ryan, yeah meeting up would be great. I am based in North London but do come to Shoreditch quite a bit so could meet somewhere there if that suits?

      November 4, 2013

  • seun S.

    Hi All, my firm Exalte Business Consulting specialises in developing business plans for start-up and existing businesses seeking to raise funding. Our plans have secured over £450m in funding for small medium and large businesses within the last five years.

    I will be at the event tonight, so please feel free to say hello. Alternatively please visit our website www.exalte.co.uk.

    Seun

    October 30, 2013

    • Ian P.

      Hi Seun, had to change plans late on so didn't get to see you. Very interested in meeting for a coffee.

      November 1, 2013

    • seun S.

      Hi Ian, thanks for the contact. You can reach me on [masked] to arrange to discuss our professional business planning and financial modelling services. I look forward to hearing from you.

      November 1, 2013

  • Ene

    It was informative and inspiring, thank you Patrick!

    1 · November 1, 2013

  • CASPER G.

    Atmosphere was awesome. People were clearly having a great time!

    October 31, 2013

  • Zohreh p.

    Unlike some people who already knew about the information that patric giving . I didn't know any so I found the talk most interesting. I still have a long way to go , but it was a good starting point . Looking forward to next one

    October 31, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Agreed!! So sorry I never had the chance to meet you last night! What is it you do?

      October 31, 2013

  • David F.

    Hi Guys - is anyone based in Wimbledon / Merton - I am in talks with council re: permanent space for Startups - I am also about to raise second round funds for my award-winning app ''Uevoc' - message me if can help or interested in either :)

    October 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi David, I'm in Wimbledon. We both seem to want to plug into good networks, perhaps we could help each other? Kind regards

      October 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great evening last night, for those whom I got to chat and meet, it was a pleasure to do so! Hopefully see you again soon

    October 31, 2013

  • Robert S.

    Excellent session Patrick, wish I'd been aware of some of these things earlier! Certainly explained a problem I have. Also making me think seriously about creating another business ;)

    October 31, 2013

  • CASPER G.

    Hey Patrick & Warren. Excellent event, re-inforcing what I learned from a seminar last weekend about putting a book at the heart of your "personal branding". The buzz was amazing!!! Casper

    October 31, 2013

  • Steven C.

    Enjoyed the presentation. Love the ' no bones do what works style' of Patrick. Thank you

    October 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great very informative

    October 31, 2013

  • Shan

    Awesome, Power has produced power which brought me two solid clients. Thanks Power.

    1 · October 30, 2013

  • Shan

    Wonderful. Power has produced real power. So I got two solid business. Thanks

    October 30, 2013

  • derek l.

    Waste of 20 freaking pounds. Told me everything I've already know, and there's a lot of advertising that were included.

    October 30, 2013

  • Anaide

    Hi there, about the tickets for tomorrow, do you know if we need to print the proof of purchase to get in or if there's a guests list at the entrance? Thanks!

    October 29, 2013

    • Patrick M. P.

      Hey Anaide... Please bring your paypal receipt .. either on paper or your phone. Looking forward to see you.

      October 30, 2013

    • Anaide

      Thank you Patrick, see you tonight!

      October 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will be there just about 7:00

    October 30, 2013

  • Muzaffar

    Hi, I am trying to pay for the event, but having difficulties, as it says there are no any spots left. However, the website says there is one spot left. Please advice how can I pay?

    October 30, 2013

  • Patrick M. P.

    Hey Folks. Because of construction you need to go left at the corner at Wasabi and enter the first door in Wormwood Street. We are on the first floor, go to the reception and ask for entrepreneurs in London - we are in the Webster room.

    October 30, 2013

  • dipti k.

    Hi All I am wedding and events photographer however I also do boudoir photography and children . I am looking to connect with anyone who is in events and wedding industry.

    In terms of my boudoir photography I am also looking for ways to get new clients and connect with people .https://www.facebook.com/pages/All-Shapes-Boudoir/441091935982150?fref=ts


    Please take a look at my website

    http://www.diptikotechaphotography.com/

    October 30, 2013

  • Ian

    Hi All, looking to collaborate with someone who has business development experience. We offer high-end residential language programmes in the UK to clients from Europe.

    October 30, 2013

  • Katherine N.

    Very much looking forward to my first Meetup and meeting you all! I run Pure Business Support - provider of remote support services (admin/marketing&BD/financial services) to small businesses and entrepreneurs. I am a firm believer in collaberating and building strong connections with other business owners so I'm looking forward meeting you all.

    1 · October 30, 2013

    • Robert S.

      Katherine, I'm learning a huge amount about practical online marketing for startups using the Lean Startup approach. Would seem to fit with your business. Hope to catch you this evening. Kind regards, Robert

      October 30, 2013

    • Katherine N.

      Hi Robert, yes hopefully we'll catch each other later. If not, let's arrange to speak another time soon. Katherine

      October 30, 2013

  • Patrick M. P.

    I need a geek :) If anyone tonight can help me figure out why my new laptops fan is going crazy Ill give you free access to our regular events for 6 months.

    October 30, 2013

    • Alain

      I am your man ! Bring it and I'll have a look at it. I am a computer engineer.

      October 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey guys, will be great to meet some of you! I've recently started up my anti ageing business and I'm coaching others to do the same. I'm looking for people who are interested in hearing about a way to set themselves financial free in under 2 years!

    1 · October 28, 2013

    • Anne C.

      Would be interested in learning more, please pm me with some additional information

      October 29, 2013

    • Hisham M.

      Always interested :)

      October 29, 2013

  • CASPER G.

    I'm really looking forward to this event. I've been made an offer to start-up a business for the UK & European market and I'm keen to identify all means of available funding to stretch budgets.

    1 · October 27, 2013

  • Michael

    Looking forward to meeting you! If you are looking for Ruby on Rails or Java developers or want to build your MVP we need to talk :)

    2 · October 22, 2013

  • George W.

    Not broke, got some funding but still very interested!!

    2 · October 7, 2013

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