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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  • Southwark Pioneers Fund

    The Southwark Pioneers Fund supports commercial and social enterprises, and revenue-raising charities based in Southwark to start up and grow. The first phase of the fund launches in October 2019 and will provide grants of up to £5,000 for enterprises and entrepreneurs to pilot, test and experiment with new and innovative solutions. Further phases of […]

  • Start Up Step Up London

      Start Up Step Up London is an innovative LEAP Growth Hub/ESF programme designed to help Londoners access entrepreneurship and improve their enterprise skills at this critical time for our economy. Delivered by visionnaires part of Capital City College Group with partners across London, participants will benefit from visionnaires groundbreaking start-up programme, targeted skills training […]

  • Start-ups in London Libraries (SiLL)

    The Start-ups in London Libraries (SiLL) project is designed to support early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs to start their own business. The project is delivered by the British Library Business & IP Centre in partnership with a network of 10 local libraries. Get involved to access: Free quarterly workshops Walk-in access to business resources and databases […]

  • Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME)

    CEME is a regeneration charity that helps support economic growth across east London and the Thames Gateway. It provides a range of support services and facilities to help entrepreneurs and businesses achieve accelerated growth and scale. Services and facilities include: Modern office and co-working space, as well as workshop facilities for technical training, apprenticeships and […]

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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