What we're about

Are you interested in what it takes to scale a business? Do you find yourself absorbed in the daily grind of doing never having enough time to think clearly about what is happening around you? Do you feel like you might miss the next trend? The Informed Entrepreneur is a group dedicated to giving you insightful information, uncovering opportunity and finding the means to exploit it. We are all about connecting you to the environment making you adaptable to change, agile in your thinking, and better informed to make judgements that are ethical and right. We are passionate advocates for open innovation helping businesses to scale in pursuit of quality jobs. Supported by local businesses that understand the value of porous networks, connected to the Innovation Centre and with ties to the University and Colbea - experience and education make you a better entrepreneur.

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The Informed Entrepreneur

Innovation Centre

Entrepreneurial leadership starts with an ability to absorb an environment and explore the opportunities that exist within it. It is more than being aware of your own industry it is about being aware of what is happening within business. This group is about information dissemination, exploration and building the sorts of collaborations and partnerships ready to exploit new opportunity. The group is run by experienced business people, strongly connected and locally focused. Our mission is to help aspirational entrepreneurs breakthrough and move to the next level - this means connecting them to the resources that matter. Access to the 'whisper sessions' is through Relocon - an entrepreneurial events business with deep connections to all the pillars of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are systems thinkers, design led and focused on business model innovation. Please connect to me at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cracknelljames121/ of contact me here to find out more about our business support programmes. Agenda 7.15 AM - Meet in the Mission Café 7.30 AM – Move on to the First floor landing for the ‘free’ delivery 7.35 AM – Introductions 7.45 AM – Overview of the environment – Headlines and activity 7.55 AM – Economic analysis – a look at a specific relevant topic an overview of key economic insights - Global and National 8.10 AM - Social media insight – and strategy developments 8.20 AM - Business models – an introduction to the Business Model Canvas – 8.30 AM - What’s getting funded 8.45 AM – Whisper Session – a closed session for Relocon members and invited guests which includes breakfast. The 'Whisper session' will discuss: CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES Given the political and economic dynamics for the current environment being able to move your business forward at times of great uncertainty is a strategy in itself. This session is designed to provide a framework – open this up to discussion and share the learning amongst the members and guests 9.30 - Finish

The Informed Entrepreneur

Innovation Centre

Entrepreneurial leadership starts with an ability to absorb an environment and explore the opportunities that exist within it. It is more than being aware of your own industry it is about being aware of what is happening within business. This group is about information dissemination, exploration and building the sorts of collaborations and partnerships ready to exploit new opportunity. The group is run by experienced business people, strongly connected and locally focused. Our mission is to help aspirational entrepreneurs breakthrough and move to the next level - this means connecting them to the resources that matter. Access to the 'whisper sessions' is through Relocon - an entrepreneurial events business with deep connections to all the pillars of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are systems thinkers, design led and focused on business model innovation. Please connect to me at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cracknelljames121/ of contact me here to find out more about our business support programmes. Agenda 7.15 AM - Meet in the Mission Café 7.30 AM – Move on to the First floor landing for the ‘free’ delivery 7.35 AM – Introductions 7.45 AM – Overview of the environment – Headlines and activity 7.55 AM – Economic analysis – a look at a specific relevant topic an overview of key economic insights - Global and National 8.10 AM - Social media insight – and strategy developments 8.20 AM - Business models – an introduction to the Business Model Canvas – 8.30 AM - What’s getting funded 8.45 AM – Whisper Session – a closed session for Relocon members and invited guests which includes breakfast. The 'Whisper session' will discuss: CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES Given the political and economic dynamics for the current environment being able to move your business forward at times of great uncertainty is a strategy in itself. This session is designed to provide a framework – open this up to discussion and share the learning amongst the members and guests 9.30 - Finish

The Informed Entrepreneur

Innovation Centre

Entrepreneurial leadership starts with an ability to absorb an environment and explore the opportunities that exist within it. It is more than being aware of your own industry it is about being aware of what is happening within business. This group is about information dissemination, exploration and building the sorts of collaborations and partnerships ready to exploit new opportunity. The group is run by experienced business people, strongly connected and locally focused. Our mission is to help aspirational entrepreneurs breakthrough and move to the next level - this means connecting them to the resources that matter. Access to the 'whisper sessions' is through Relocon - an entrepreneurial events business with deep connections to all the pillars of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are systems thinkers, design led and focused on business model innovation. Please connect to me at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cracknelljames121/ of contact me here to find out more about our business support programmes. Agenda 7.15 AM - Meet in the Mission Café 7.30 AM – Move on to the First floor landing for the ‘free’ delivery 7.35 AM – Introductions 7.45 AM – Overview of the environment – Headlines and activity 7.55 AM – Economic analysis – a look at a specific relevant topic an overview of key economic insights - Global and National 8.10 AM - Social media insight – and strategy developments 8.20 AM - Business models – an introduction to the Business Model Canvas – 8.30 AM - What’s getting funded 8.45 AM – Whisper Session – a closed session for Relocon members and invited guests which includes breakfast. The 'Whisper session' will discuss: CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES Given the political and economic dynamics for the current environment being able to move your business forward at times of great uncertainty is a strategy in itself. This session is designed to provide a framework – open this up to discussion and share the learning amongst the members and guests 9.30 - Finish

The Informed Entrepreneur

Innovation Centre

Entrepreneurial leadership starts with an ability to absorb an environment and explore the opportunities that exist within it. It is more than being aware of your own industry it is about being aware of what is happening within business. This group is about information dissemination, exploration and building the sorts of collaborations and partnerships ready to exploit new opportunity. The group is run by experienced business people, strongly connected and locally focused. Our mission is to help aspirational entrepreneurs breakthrough and move to the next level - this means connecting them to the resources that matter. Access to the 'whisper sessions' is through Relocon - an entrepreneurial events business with deep connections to all the pillars of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are systems thinkers, design led and focused on business model innovation. Please connect to me at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cracknelljames121/ of contact me here to find out more about our business support programmes. Agenda 7.15 AM - Meet in the Mission Café 7.30 AM – Move on to the First floor landing for the ‘free’ delivery 7.35 AM – Introductions 7.45 AM – Overview of the environment – Headlines and activity 7.55 AM – Economic analysis – a look at a specific relevant topic an overview of key economic insights - Global and National 8.10 AM - Social media insight – and strategy developments 8.20 AM - Business models – an introduction to the Business Model Canvas – 8.30 AM - What’s getting funded 8.45 AM – Whisper Session – a closed session for Relocon members and invited guests which includes breakfast. The 'Whisper session' will discuss: CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES Given the political and economic dynamics for the current environment being able to move your business forward at times of great uncertainty is a strategy in itself. This session is designed to provide a framework – open this up to discussion and share the learning amongst the members and guests 9.30 - Finish

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The Informed Entrepreneur

Innovation Centre

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