This one-day training delivers the essential know how to undertake
and run your own ‘community-supported entrepreneurism’ strategy.
– Preparing the Soil – assessing current state of
readiness and developing plans to build fertile conditions for a
strategic projects – Local Economic Blueprints, productive
relationships, networks, funding, etc.
– Planting the Acorn – planning and implementing a Local Entrepreneur Forum, including timeline, communications, programme, recruiting and coaching,
– Growing the Ecosystem – leveraging the LEF into a
broader community-led economic strategy, including incubators, ‘fab
lab’s’, investor networks, and more
Jay Tompt, is a coordinator of the Totnes REconomy Project, a social
enterprise consultant, and activist. Since 2011, the Totnes REconomy
Project has launched innovative economic regeneration and resilience
building projects, such as the Local Entrepreneur Forum and the REconomy
Centre. He has been leading workshops and giving talks about this work
and on community-led economics, across Europe and Japan.