building amazing local startup communities

Start-up Business Training

You Can Start-Up is an amazing training programme, where real entrepreneurs teach participants how to setup their own business successfully. Each of the trainers have founded, nurtured, developed, grown and sold businesses and take participants through a journey so that they have the best chance of making their venture a success.

Click here to see how we support startup businesses once they have received training

The courses are practical, fun and take participants through the life-cycle of how to develop a business, through to marketing and sales. The course material is aimed at learners that respond well to practical approaches

Watch some course participants explain just how life changing a You Can Start-up course has been for them



  • 70% of participants setup their own business or go onto further training/work
  • 30% of participants make a sale during the training course

We work with Housing Associations, Councils, Universities and organisations focused on developing business owners of the future. If you would like to see your residents/students experiencing this unique and life changing event contact us

To find out about how your council could offer a

business support programme please get in touch