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Four students studying on the StartUp Hive course in 2018.

Are you planning to start your own business or go freelance?

Every June, the beepurple team delivers a practical and engaging startup course called ‘StartUp Hive’, exclusively for University of Brighton students and graduates.

This year, the free three-day course takes place from Monday, 12 June to Wednesday 14 June, in the Creativity Suite, Moulsecoomb Campus.

Meet our startups: Bronwyn Celeste Art

In this spot where we explore some of the businesses we’ve supported, University of Brighton International Event Management graduate, Bronwyn Celeste, shares her journey from student to artist. “My name is Bronwyn and I studied International Event Management at the University of Brighton. I started my business in my year off from university – after I…

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Meet our startups: Megan Faith Makes

In this spot where we explore some of the businesses we’ve supported, University of Brighton photography graduate, Megan Faith, shares her journey from student to founder of  a knitting and crochet business.   “Originally from Brighton, and having gone to Brighton Steiner School,  I developed a love for all things creative.  At A-level I studied…

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Grow your online sales as a creative product business

Catherine Erdly is  a small business consultant, independent retail expert and membership host of the Resilient Retail Club.  You’ll find plenty of brilliant free resources on her website. She is also author of Tame your tiger:  how to stop your product business eating you alive   As creative product  founders, growing online sales will be…

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Talented entrepreneurs rewarded with prize money in University of Brighton Ideas Competition

On Wednesday evening 29 March, beepurple, the University’s startup support team, hosted the 2023 University of Brighton Ideas Competition. The Ideas Competition Final – made possible with the support of Santander UK Universities – is one of the highlights of our beepurple calendar. At the final last week, eight students pitched head-to-head to compete for cash…

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beepurple webinar on financial planning basics

Simple pricing and money hacks for freelancers and founders With Krystle McGilvery, award winning financial expert @uobbeepurple webinar 5.30-7.30 22 March 2023 Krystle McGilvery,  finance and behaviour change expert, shows you how to price your work, manage your cashflow and breathe! It can be a very overwhelming time when starting up your own business as…

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Be inspired to find your purpose and passion in this live beepurple event open to all

Neurodiverse Founders: dynamic startup stories Wednesday, 1 March, from 5:30pm until 7:30pm, in-person, City Campus. Do you have millions of ideas but get overwhelmed trying to do too much? Do you have a passion that could lead to a great freelance business, social enterprise or startup but feel frozen and hesitant to unlock your brilliance?…

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Are you ready to learn how to build your self-belief and promote you or your business more confidently to your network, market and customers?

Are you ready to learn how to build your self-belief and promote yourself or your business more confidently to your network, market, and customers?  Join Michelle Okwudiafor, career and confidence coach and founder of @career_invest  and @uobbeepurple, the startup team, online on Wed 22 Feb 5.30-7.30 to learn practical tips to help you and/or your business become visible and gain confidence you deserve.

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