Head to the British Library on Start-up Day to unlock your potential

Do you have a business idea but aren’t really sure how to turn it into a reality? Head to the British Library for a packed day of business events and networking that will give you a head-start as you start up! Learn how to price your products and services, use social media for business, how to write a brilliant business plan and much more. You’ll meet like-minded people, talk to seasoned business experts and find out how to unlock the value of the British Library’s £5 million pounds of business data to gain a competitive edge.

The event, hosted by the British Library’s Business & IP Centre, will give you the opportunity to attend keynote talks on topics including, how to understand the UK market right now, how to make social media work for you and how to charge your worth. Learn from the people behind Tangle Teezer and GrubClub on how to turn your entrepreneurial ideas into action.

What’s more, they’ll be running Speed Mentoring throughout the day where you can speak to experts on a variety of topics including, how to protect your business idea, how to create a marketing strategy and what you need to know about standards and regulations.

Experts from Santander, Mintel, Google, Intellectual Property Office, Companies House and many more will be on hand throughout the day to answer your burning business questions. There’ll also be plenty of opportunities to network and start building those all-important business connections.

Find out more here and register for entry:



Thursday 20th September

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM BST


British Library Knowledge Centre

96 Euston Road