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Key takeaways from this session will include:
An opportunity to learn about the college’s recently launched Business Startup Accelerator Programme, which could provide you with:
Icubator Manager at Loughborough UniversityView Speaker
Icubator Manager at Loughborough University
Pete leads Loughborough University’s business Incubator, LU Inc.
He has over 10 years’ experience within or supporting early-stage businesses. He has deigned programmes for space enabled technologies as part of the UK Space Agency’s Space Incubator Network, coordinated knowledge exchange projects connecting Universities and small businesses, and helps local government, universities, workspaces and community groups across Leicestershire to join forces to support early-stage entrepreneurs.
Managing Director of Cocoa AmoreView Speaker
Managing Director of Cocoa Amore
Hospitality & Retail expert with 20 years of Management Experience. A proven track record of building award-winning teams and profitable businesses. Multi site management of 3 Independently owned chocolate shops and Online company.
I’m privileged to be able to lend my experience in a mentor capacity at the Peter Jones enterprise Academy. When students need a little direction rooted in business principles they can rely on me to deliver. My commercial activities supplement my mentoring and pro bono work with up and coming Entrepreneurs. It’s very rewarding to support the next generation and hopefully make their journey to success that little bit easier.
Proud to serve as Non executive Advisory Board member to MBD, which is a Leicester based digital arts agency specializing in VR and Augmented Reality story telling. ‘One of the 100 Ones to watch’ UK createch.
Peter Gardner from Cocoa Amore will cover his business journey, including the failures that have got him to this point and the plans he has for the next five to 10 years.
Cocoa Amore is an established chocolatier business based in Leicester