Starting Your Business

There is a lot of support out there to help you start your business but finding the right advice can be tricky. So we’ve selected a handful of resources to help you take those first steps in establishing your exciting new venture.

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  • Visionnaires

    Visionnaires supports individuals to find and develop the ‘entrepreneur within’, providing mentoring and practical workshops. It runs a number of programmes to help people become self-employed or start their own business. The Start Your Own Business programme helps you turn your idea into a new business or self-employment opportunity. It covers topics such as selling, […]

  • Wood Green Works Creative Bootcamp

    Wood Green Works Creative Bootcamp is an accelerator programme for creatives and freelancers in Haringey. Participants can access specialist workshops, one-to-one support, co-working space and networking events.

  • Ignite – support for tech-enabled startups

    Ignite runs programmes that support technology-enabled startups to refine their concept, grow, build a scalable business and secure investment. Ignite works with founders from the idea/concept stage to raising Series A funding.

  • Entrepreneur First: build your startup

    Entrepreneur First is a programme designed to support individual entrepreneurs to find a co-founder and build their own technology startup. The programme includes two stages: Form provides support to help individuals find a co-founder and develop their idea. Launch helps teams get funded and build their company. To find out more, please click here.

Case studies

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House of Greenland

Agathe Cury and Martin de Fleurian set up House of Greenland, a creative video agency, from their living room in early 2015. For the first few months, full timers and freelancers had to come to their place to work, which made the sofas quite crowded. Since then, they have moved to a rented office, employ […]

Conscious Vibes

Angela Small, Founder & Director of Conscious Vibes, a non-profit Community Interest Company (CIC), talks to us about the business support she received through the National Black Women’s Network and the 639 Enterprise Centre in Tottenham.     Angela Small had always wanted to set up her own business but initially lacked the confidence to […]

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