Start Up Bootcamp: Registration Deadline

This fully funded business Bootcamp is designed to give early stage entrepreneurs a solid foundation to developing an attractive, resilient and successful business by embedding processes and practices that have a positive social or environmental impact. The sessions, tailored for early stage and start up businesses based in Oxfordshire, will also help you to identify your business mission and increase the positive impact your venture has.

The Bootcamp is designed to help business owners to grow in confidence and knowledge by expanding networks, and fostering new partnerships and collaborations that will help to make new businesses thrive.

Sessions will cover:

  • Defining your vision, mission and purpose using the Social Business Model Canvas with OSEP Enterprise Support Manager, Grant Hayward
  • Marketing your impact - how to tell your story and share you impact to reach more customers with Marketing & PR expert Annabel Lee
  • Money matters : pricing your product or service, managing a budget and accessing funding with Town Sq CEO, Gareth Jones
  • How to define your impact and how to measure it

There will also be opportunities to network with other businesses, find out about further business support and ask questions.

Lunch, teas & coffees and snacks will be provided.

Who is it for?

This Bootcamp is for early stage businesses and startups, and University of Oxford students and staff interested in the social impact enterprise space. You may have started a business from home, or created a trading charity or social enterprise to help your local community in Oxfordshire.

If you are unsure if you qualify, or would like to know more about this support, please email

Terms & Conditions

Spaces are limited in order to maximise the benefit for those participating. Applicants will be assessed for suitability and compatibility. Admission is by application to check eligibility, and you will be notified as to whether your application was successful or not.

Please note we can only offer one place per business. If you have a co-founder, please nominate one of you to be part of the programme.  

The bootcamp will take place on 7th June 2024.

Registration for this Bootcamp closes on Wednesday 15th May 2024.

About OSEP

OSEP CIC is a social enterprise, set up to support social entrepreneurs, Social Enterprises, enterprising charities and purposeful business across Oxfordshire – all trading as a way to address social and environmental challenges. 

This Bootcamp is funded by EnSpire, University of Oxford.


Registration Deadline 15/05/2024
Event Date


Time 09:30-17:00

The Old Fire Station

40 George St



Event type In-person
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