Enterprise news from Salford and City universities

Written by Kate Beresford


City: New Startup seminar series open to all

The City University Startup Seminar series is a free eight week evening lecture programme, providing business and startup skills to all those wanting to find out more about the process of taking a business from idea to a successful venture. Delivered by expert practitioners every Tuesday from 6.30pm until 7.30pm, with free drinks and snacks and networking afterwards, these lively and engaging seminars provide hands-on tips and advice you can actually apply to your own business ideas or businesses. The seminars are open to all and more details are here.


Salford: Launch @SalfordUni incubator opens

Entrepreneurial students and graduates from the University of Salford will be given support to take on the world with their ideas, thanks to a new business incubator. Opening in the University’s Peel Park campus, Launch @SalfordUni will host 20 businesses at a time, who will all benefit from six months of advice and space to grow their ideas into fully fledged businesses. Launch @SalfordUni, supported by the GC Business Growth Hub and Santander Universities, will provide a location to generate ideas and work with leading business figures. Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, along with Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett helped open the new facility at a recent event. Click here for the full story.