Idea Store Business Support

Idea Store Business Support

Turn your business idea into a reality

The Start-ups in London Libraries [SiLL] project, led by the British Library’s Business & IP (BIPC) Centre and supported by the European Union European Development Fund, aims to give you the skills, information, confidence and connections to turn your idea into a viable business.

Did you know that people who use the British Library’s Business & IP Centre (BIPC) services are up to four times more likely to create a sustainable business, with 90% of businesses successfully trading beyond the three year mark?

What's on offer

  • A quarterly two-day programme of workshops delivered by British Library business information specialists
  • Business information and support, including one-to-one sessions with our Start-up in London Libraries Champion, a business and information specialist.
  • Free access to COBRA, easy to understand and comprehensive factsheets and guides, at home or in store. 
  • A comprehensive programme of events including ‘Marketing Masterclass’ sessions 
  • Webcasts and screenings of the British Library’s flagship 'Inspiring Entrepreneurs' events programme 

Who to contact

Abraham ODude