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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  • NatWest Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator

    The NatWest Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator is a fully-funded eight-week course for early-stage entrepreneurs. It is aimed at entrepreneurs with a great business idea, or early-stage businesses that need to be validated. Through the accelerator, participants can access: A bespoke digital learning journey An eight-week online course An introductory ‘Ignition’ event An end-of-programme learning and sharing celebration […]

  • NatWest Fintech Accelerator

    The NatWest Fintech Accelerator is a fully-funded programme to support fintech businesses to start, scale and succeed. Over the course of the six month programme, participants can access: One-to-one coaching A technology review and sales strategy analysis by Dell Technologies An IP review by Pinsent Masons Desk space Mentoring Webinars and networking events An investment […]

  • 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 […]

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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