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Start-up Sherpas

Start-up Sherpas

Join a digital space where you can start your own start-up.

A 25 minutes a day programme to take you through the process of how to turn your idea into a start-up.

Who's it for?

  • Available to all Warwick students and graduates.

How to join

Registration is free and available to all University of Warwick students.

Register today

What you'll learn

  • A super-simple step-by-step daily task approach to building your own startup.
  • The ideal way to learn the process you need to go through to bring your ideas to life and at the same time build your own startup.
  • The programme will take you through the method to lead you through all of the steps needed to validate and launch your very own business.
  • An opportunity to learn best in class innovation and entrepreneurship methods.
  • Learn about yourself, your ideas and what you want to contribute to the world.
  • Develop skills that will help you stand out in any career you choose.
  • A journey of having fun, making new friends and discovering exciting opportunities.

Warwick Award student opportunity

Completing the Steps to Startup programme will give you the opportunity to receive the Warwick Award.

As this is a pilot programme, full commitment to completing the programme and giving feedback is required. We are also looking for evaluators click here for more info.

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The University of Warwick will process your personal data provided on this online registration form for the purpose(s) administering your registration, payment and participation in the Start Up Sherpas Programme.

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Your personal data will not be shared or disclosed to any third parties external to the University of Warwick except Start Up Sherpas for the purposes of your registration.

Your personal data will not be transferred outside of the UK, will be kept securely by the University of Warwick and will be retained for 6 months.

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