I design and run programmes that support entrepreneurs to grow

I work with my clients to create and deliver outstanding educational programmes that support entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Here are a few of my favourites:

The Raise Impact Crowdfunding Accelerator (2015/16) and the Impact Investment Readiness (2014) programmes for over 80 businesses with Impact Hub WestminsterCapital Enterprise, the European Regional Development Fund.  Over £1.5m raised into new businesses since 2014. Role: Programme Design and Manager

Finding The first 100 entrepreneurs for the £3m Hub Launchpad accelerator. (2013) Role: Start-up Community and Communications Builder

Award-winning peer to peer learning events like Impact HubCrawlAlternative Career Fest and Hubcademy. (2012)  Role: Founder and Creator

My clients and I often collaborate on producing the strategy, and delivery. Sometimes for a day, sometimes for 6 months.

To learn what it’s like working with me, have a look at my Testimonials page.

Some other things that I do and have done:

  • I speak and teach about social enterprise at international conferences around the world.
  • I’ve written about travel and social enterprise in The Guardian
  • I’m an international competition winning blogger, winning The Little Big Project  in Thailand, getting over 1,000,000 blog hits in 2 weeks.
  • My YouTube channel has more than 70,000 views.
  • I’ve worked with Escape the City to help people find work they love.
  • I’ve taught about getting started in Social Enterprise on the international not for profit educational cruise ship, Peace Boat, as we sailed around the world for 3 months.
  • I’ve organised annual conferences, investment speed dating, and social enterprise tea times for ClearlySo.
  • I’ve helped find the 25 most ambitious social entrepreneurs in England with UnLtd.

Connect with me on Twitter and LinkedIn for the latest information, or send a message to hello (at) richardbrownsdon (dot) com.

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