We are delighted to see thousands of entrepreneurs on SkillPages.  SkillPages’ CEO – Iain Mac Donald, has experience in this area and gives regular talks on entrepreneurship.  Recently he spoke about the 10 key elements to growing a company – great advice for anybody thinking of starting their own business.

Often, the only thing stopping an entrepreneur is getting off that initial starting block.  Conferences can be great for the extra motivational boost that you need.  Surrounding yourself with like minded people, full of big ideas, can help get your first (or next) venture off the ground.

Here are some startup conferences over the next few months to choose from:

Europe 

UK – Growing Your Own Business
Birmingham – Feb 24-25 2012
London – Mar 16-17 2012
Free

Dublin – Startup Weekend
Mar 2-4 2012
Price: €50-€100

Amsterdam – The Next Web 
Apr 25-27 2012
Price: €590 early bird €999 regular price

London – Business StartUp
May 17-18 2012
Price: Free

USA

California – Growth Conference Long Beach
Jan 11 2012
Free

Stanford – BASES Start-up Career Fair Stanford
Jan 12 2012

Los Angeles – Startup Weekend Los Angeles
Feb 3-5 2012

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