WOULD-be entrepreneurs jumped at the chance to ‘sail into business’ when North Shields-based The Business Factory hosted its first-ever event on water… As well as inspirational stories from North Tynesiders who have already taken the plunge into self employment, delegates got a chance to meet entrepreneurs John Elliott and Carl Hopkins, who featured on Channel [...]General
Carl Hopkins is to return to the area where he filmed Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire to officially open a centre which supports thousands of carers and their families.Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging, Speaking Events
Secret millionaires Carl Hopkins and Jonathan Hick chose online mapping service Gaist as their winner of The Pitch 2010 Northern heat in Liverpool this week.
The Pitch, in association with Yell, is a small business competition that gives entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their business to high-profile business experts, for the chance to win a prize package worth £50,000.Stef Hopkins in Enterprise
Brighouse businessman Carl Hopkins is due to take part in Britain’s biggest and most competitive business pitching competition, The Pitch. Now in its third year, the competition offers a prize package worth £50k and will be visiting five UK cities, searching for the best entrepreneurial talent.Stef Hopkins in Enterprise
Carl returned to Easington this week to open a business hub located in what used to be the local working men’s club. Carl spent 10 days in the former mining town as part of Channel 4′s The Secret Millionaire programme. He was given £63 a week to live off when he appeared on the programme in 2008. After his ten day visit he gave £42,000 to various community groups and people he felt were deserving causes.Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging, Enterprise
Leeds Enterprise Network hosted its second successful event this week bringing together 70 budding entrepreneurs from across Leeds to network and showcase their businesses. The Guest Speaker for the evening was Carl Hopkins, best known for his appearance on Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire. Carl is one of Yorkshire’s leading entrepreneurs and marketing ‘gurus’, with 25 years experience in marketing and business.Stef Hopkins in Enterprise
The Easington Colliery Brass Band made famous by Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire’ is releasing a CD in honour of the man who helped change their fortunes. Brighouse based marketing millionaire Carl Hopkins spent 10 days in the former mining town of Easington in County Durham, last year and donated £10,000 to the band which was facing a bleak future after losing its main sponsor.Stef Hopkins in Enterprise
Brighouse based serial entrepreneur Carl Hopkins is playing his part to support Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009, which aims to drive economic growth now and for the future. Carl will be taking part in three events this week to inspire enterprise in Yorkshire, beginning with the launch of the Big Community Ideas project yesterday (November 16) in which aspiring entrepreneurs are being offered a chance to turn their business dreams into reality.Stef Hopkins in Enterprise
Channel 4 Secret Millionaire, Carl Hopkins, will be returning to the North East this Friday (7th August) to revisit one of the projects he helped on the show. Carl will be paying a visit to the SPYRAL (Sandhills Project for Youth Recreation and Leisure) Project in Murton along with a group of 12 volunteers from Northumbria Water to lend a hand on the project’s allotments and garden site.