Start-Up Connections

Alan Walters Building
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Wednesday 11th March 2020 (17:00-20:00)
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Start-Up Connections has been designed to connect Birmingham’s start-ups with the support, funding and talent they need in the region in an informal, vibrant and informative occasion.

The University of Birmingham's exclusive and free Internships programme offers support to local start-ups in the Birmingham area.

Local organisations have the opportunity to meet the next generation of entreprenerial talent, emerging from the University of Birmingham.

This is a free event and there will be food provided in the networking session.

  • Funding: Discover a range of funding opportunities for your business from various organisations in the region, including the University and the Local Enterprise Partnership.

  • Support: From office space to developing your first app to exporting, there are a number of support organisations to meet that can help you achieve your goals.

  • Talent: The University of Birmingham is consistently ranked amongst the top universities for talent - meet students who are interested in working or interning for a start-up like yours and find out how we can support you in recruiting top talent for your start-up.

Organisations exhibiting include:

  • NatWest accelerator

  • Federation of Small Business

  • Bizzin/Innovation Birmingham

  • University of Birmingham departments (B Start-Up, Business Engagement, Internships and Mentoring)


  • 5.00pm to 5.15pm Registration and networking (refreshments available)

  • 5.30pm to 6.00pm Student and Employer session

  • 6.00pm to 6.30pm Birmingham Showcase

  • 6.30pm to 8.00pm Networking and refreshments