You'll learn the essential business, financial and marketing skills so that you can set up your business for success - in just five days
We work with you to create your website and put it live so your target customers can find you right from the start
We offer bespoke 1:1 support for your business, customised to focus on the areas where you need help
At the end of the week, we don't just walk away and leave you to it. We are here for you to answer questions and discuss ideas to help your business thrive
Partner with Cow-Shed for 5 days to get your business up and running
Design your business to generate profits
Analyse your business idea and produce a business model using a methodology based on Lean Canvas. We'll review your product or service and create a plan to show how your business will deliver value to your customers and generate profits.
Understand your business's profits, cash flow and investment
Use your business model to create financial projections so that you can see what investment is required to start your business and what profits you can expect. Cash flow is critical especially at the start, so we'll show you how to track and manage your business's cash.
Learn how to use marketing to supercharge your business
Work out who your target customers are and develop a strategy to attract them. We'll look at your key messages and how you reach your customers to ensure that your business achieves its sales targets.
Communicate, educate, share and connect
It’s not enough to drive people to your website - you need to capture their attention and convert them into paying customers. We'll work with you to create a compelling website supported by an effective social media presence
Start winning business and earning profits
Launch your business to your customers knowing that your website and social media, marketing, finances and reporting are all set up to get your business off to a great start. Track your progress using a reporting dashboard.
Here’s what it will cost to start and grow your business with Cow-Shed
Cow-Shed specialise in working with startups to create business and financial models and marketing strategies that will enable strong growth and deliver sustainable profits. We base our approach on lean startup methodology, starting with the Lean Canvas as the foundation for the financial model and marketing strategy.
In addition to working with startups in the UK and US, we’ve worked on setting up new operations for major global investment banks in the UK, US, Asia and India.
Cow-Shed's founders will be your course leaders and will provide ongoing support and guidance to help your business go from strength to strength.
John specialises in the business and financial elements of the start-up course and providing financial analysis including profitability, cash flow, investment return and financing options to help your business generate sustainable profits. A qualified chartered accountant and treasurer with many years of experience working with firms of difference sizes and sectors.
Emma leads the marketing, website and social media aspects of the programme, drawing on experience as a management consultant, project manager and web designer to set your business up for success and to fine-tune your online strategy as your business evolves.
Cow-Shed has worked with many startups and small businesses over the last 15 years.
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