A program designed to help people turn their ideas into business.
A TechSPARK, Engine Shed and SETsquared initiative made possible thanks to a grant from Natwest’s Skills and opportunities fund.
SPARK School is a comprehensive course for underrepresented people looking to start a business. The course will take members from the initial idea stage, through planning and finance management to pitching their ideas
Applicants should come from underrepresented backgrounds and have a tech-enabled and scalable business idea. We define underrepresented as anyone coming from a background that means not being a Middle-Class, Straight, White, Man.
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“Very few courses offer the opportunity to interact with your tutor to the extent that SPARK School does. The course gave me a well-rounded understanding of what’s required to create, start and develop a tech idea, and company. During the 10 weeks I was able to take my idea from very early stage to building a pitch deck.
I’m excited for what the future holds, and I’m appreciative to the TechSPARK team, the SPARK School team and our teacher.”