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Ready, Steady, Grow


Ready, Steady, Grow with Virgin StartUp is a programme of activities developed to support entrepreneurs from across Greater London looking to start, fund and scale their business.

If you’re based in Greater London, are looking to start a business, or have an established business and want to learn how to scale-up, you could access:

  • Regular networking events;
  • Support to access funding for your business;
  • Resources;
  • A place on our 2-day “Step-Up” workshop, designed to support entrepreneurs who wish to transition their business from start-up to scale-up.

The project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Growth Hub Guides to help with starting a business

How to Write a Business Plan
Writing a business plan is one of the most important tasks when starting up, and is essential for attracting funding to get started. This guide sets out what your business plan should include and how to go about writing one.

Common Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail
This guide outlines some of the common factors that cause new businesses to fail. Read it to find out how to avoid the pitfalls and boost your chances of success.


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Business start up

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