Hull Daily Mail
Hull entrepreneurs book into Boot Camp
Friday, July 05, 2013 Hull Daily Mail
EVENTS: Young Hull entrepreneurs gathered this week at Yorkshire's Graduate Entrepreneurship Boot Camp to turn their fledgling business ideas into reality.
Thirty students and graduates from Yorkshire secured their places on the four-day residential event, which took place at The Stables in High Melton, near Doncaster.
SCIENCE GAMES: Katie Norman, a graduate of the University of Hull.
Among them were university of Hull graduates Nadine Waehning, Katie Norman, Carl Zammit, Magid Mar and Patrick Graff.
Hull-born Katie, 27, is hoping the event will enable her to develop her business, Lab Rascals, which organises science- based parties and activities for children, while Nadine is using it to further her marketing consultancy, Initio.
Carl, Magid and Patrick will be at the bootcamp to help launch LocoMoco, a digital marketing agency.
The event is hosted and organised by Yorkshire's Graduate Entrepreneurship Project, an ERDF funded initiative that encourages and helps support students and graduates into business and self-employment following graduation.
Graduate Entrepreneurship News
Graduates showcase their businesses
Student and graduate entrepreneurs supported by the University of Hull were in the spotlight earlier this week at an Enterprise Showcase hosted by the University.
Twelve innovative start-up businesses took to the stage to present their ideas at the event which was part of the university’s Graduate Entrepreneurship Project. One of the fledgling entrepreneurs taking part was 26-year-old chemistry graduate Katie Norman, whose business Lab Rascals is based around teaching children a hands-on approach to learning science.
Katie said: "Only 3 per cent of primary school teachers have a science background so with Lab Rascals, schools can have someone come in and do hands-on lessons and experiments with the children. There isn't anything around here like this, so I think I have found a niche."
Enterprise Showcase in the News
8th March 2013