FREE online business school for startups to be broadcast from Brent Cross


Entrepreneurs are being offered FREE places on an acclaimed workshop to turn their hobbies and dreams into a business.

The hugely popular, two-week long PopUp Business School, run in partnership with Barnet Council and Brent Cross Shopping Centre, is returning to the district for the fifth year on September 21.

The course, which will be run online, is aimed at everyone, from those with no cash and no business experience to fledgling start-ups that need guidance to keep on track.

PopUp’s events are led by successful entrepreneurs and professionals and can be very sought after, with events regularly attracting over 100 aspiring business owners.

At a similar event held last year, over a quarter of attendees started a new business and gained their first sale within five days.

Simon Paine, PopUp Business School co-founder and CEO, said: “There’s nothing better than meeting someone with no business experience and guiding them through their first sale – it can transform lives.

“You don’t need money, experience or a university degree to start a business. You just need an idea, some passion and a bit of help.

“Many of those attending will leave with a business and a first sale. Though I do expect to see a few familiar faces on the Zoom video as we’ve been coming to Brent for a few years now and have got to know a lot of people.

“Everyone who attends should gain new business skills, confidence and a sense of direction and purpose. We like to say: ‘this is the best business course money can’t buy’.

The school boasts of offering opportunities to every member of society and welcomes applications from across the board.

The Brent Cross Online PopUp Business School is available free of charge to participants through sponsorship and funding from Barnet Council and Brent Cross Shopping Centre.

Whilst the event is being marketed to those living in or near to the Brent Cross area, anyone in the UK is welcome to attend. You can find out more and book a free place at:

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