Want to start a business? Start here. Ideation Weekend is the perfect way to test your idea with expert support, activate your business skills, gain expert insights into the startup world and build the connections to transform your idea into a business – all in one action-packed weekend.


2 days

14th & 15th May 2022

virtual sessions

What is Ideation?

Ideation is the act of forming and developing ideas from conception to implementation. Think of it as the sequence of thoughts that takes you from a lightbulb moment to building out the concept through research, modelling and testing. This process is the key component of all successful businesses.


So, what is LIFT Ideation Weekend?

Across two days, you will be guided through tried-and-tested exercises and discover expert insights to help you ideate like a seasoned entrepreneur. Sessions are virtual and interactive, so you will also have fun while doing it!

Learning Objective

Come with an idea and leave with a business. Plus, gain access to support resources and networks.



Expert-led interactive sessions, (virtual).

Key Dates

Applications open: 7th April 2022
Application  close: 12th May 2022, at 5 PM
Programme starts: 14th May 2022
Programme ends: 15th May 2022



2 days – Saturday (9:00 – 17:00) and Sunday (10:00 – 16:00)


This programme is suitable for

Budding entrepreneurs in search of methods and tools to test and activate their business ideas.).


About LIFT

LIFT (Leading Inclusive Futures through Technology) is a three-year programme across Camden, Hackney, Islington and Tower Hamlets that helps underserved residents, (especially women and Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities) into good local jobs in the knowledge economy (tech, digital, sciences and creative production) and supports businesses and start-ups in these sectors.


OneTech – federico@capitalenterprise.org

Apply for LIFT Ideation Weekend if:

- You Live in the boroughs of Camden, Hackney, Islington or Tower Hamlets
- You are eager to learn and ready to commit for the duration of the course

Applications open until 12th May 2022 (5 PM)



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