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“Believe you can and you're halfway there”

Theodore Roosevelt

 

Resources for Entrepreneurs

Every UK Accelerator and Incubator

Business Development – How Do I Meet Bill Gates?

Workspaces

Find an Expert You Need

UK Government Advisory Network

The UK Advisory Network is a listing of private companies (including lawyers, accountants, real estate & HR agents) that can help you with your initial queries regarding setting up in the UK. Check out: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/inward-investor-support-directory

OMIS - Overseas Market Introduction Service

Once you have established a UK entity, you will have access to UKTI's Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS). This is a government-subsidised programme that helps UK companies globalise, and puts the expertise of our global trade teams based in more than 100 markets at your service. For more information, see:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/uk-trade-and-investment-services-for-exporters

R&D Tax incentives, Patent Box

There is an extensive range of government support available for businesses undertaking R&D and innovation. This support helps companies to develop the new products and services they need to remain competitive and grow. See https://www.gov.uk/guidance/research-and-development-in-the-business-sector

How to Pitch

Download the pitch deck advice here

Government Contracts Finder

Contracts Finder lets you search for information about contracts worth over £10,000 with the government and its agencies here

Business Plan Help

Business plan templates

Download a free business plan template on The Prince’s Trust website.

You can also download a free cash flow forecast template or a business plan template on the Start Up Loans website to help you manage your finances.

Business plan examples

Read example business plans on the Bplans website.

Visas

Secrets from a VC

Everyone wants to know insider secrets. Have a read of these.

How to Pitch

Eleven Compelling Startup Pitch Archetypes

Guide to Raising Series A

Plan of action for reaching VCs