SLP Class #13 – Negotiation Workshop

A guest post by Max Desiatov. SLP is a peer to peer based education program. Each fellow gets the opportunity to run a class taking the role as class CEO. The program team mentor and support us with entrepreneurial learning. Recently I ran the class focused on negotiation. This was a great learning experience for me (and Read more about SLP Class #13 – Negotiation Workshop[…]

Managing Boards: shared values, mixed skill sets and sentiments – Class #10

Guest post from Sam Meikle, class CEO. This week I ran the 10th peer lead class, our class on Managing Boards. We focussed on how boards can support an early stage startup. There were two parts of the class: (1) a Q&A panel with entrepreneurs and a board member; (2) a board simulation where my class Read more about Managing Boards: shared values, mixed skill sets and sentiments – Class #10[…]

Speed Dating “It’s Not What You Know. It’s Who You Know” Anon SLP Class # 6

Guest post by “Fellow Mentor Speed Dating” CEO Rob Smith. It’s a well-known fact that knowing the right people and having the right connections can be very important, not just at a personal level but also for creating a business. Whether it’s to meet investors, gain influential partners, expand the team, gain new clients or Read more about Speed Dating “It’s Not What You Know. It’s Who You Know” Anon SLP Class # 6[…]

Customer Development Workshop Recap, class #4: Being okay with uncomfortable

A guest post by SLP Fellow Laurel Lau  The Customer Development three-hour deep-dive was completed!  The class was a dynamic one. It was held for twenty fellows in Startup Leadership Program – London. The focus was to get people to understand what’s missing in their sales process and bootstrap their startups through growth hacking. When I planned Read more about Customer Development Workshop Recap, class #4: Being okay with uncomfortable[…]

Street Level Learning – Class #3 Lean Startup Methodology

Guest Post from SLP Fellow Claire Rampen I had the pleasure of leading the London Startup Leadership Program class on Lean Startup methodology. Rather than dwell for too long on the theory of the methodology itself (it’s not something you can master in 3 hours), we tried to take a leaf out of Steve Blank’s Read more about Street Level Learning – Class #3 Lean Startup Methodology[…]

20th Nov 2017 – Fellow-Mentor Speed Dating Evening

We are excited to kick off The Startup Leadership Program 2018! We’ve now set our class schedule and look forward to welcoming many of you back as experts, mentors and supporters. The hugely successful “fellow-mentor speed dating” evening is set for 20th November 2017, please get in touch with Wen [cwq.innovation@gmail.com] if you’d like to Read more about 20th Nov 2017 – Fellow-Mentor Speed Dating Evening[…]

Three Lessons for Early Stage Startups

Wednesday 19th July 17:00–18:00 Startup Leadership Program (SLP) presented a webinar with Mohit Midha and Joseph Knowles. Mohit is an SLP fellow and CEO and Co-Founder of Mangahigh. Joe is a seasoned investor at the influential fund Smedvig Capital. Both are well plugged into the UK startup scene and shared their thoughts on the early Read more about Three Lessons for Early Stage Startups[…]