Business Boot Camps Boost to Startups

Business BootcampWould-be business owners can access advice to help get their business ideas off the ground, following the launch of a series of business boot camps by the British Library.

The training programme has been launched with funding from Royal Bank of Scotland and the EU’s Interreg scheme and will offer training and advice to 1,000 would-be business owners. A total of 27 sessions are scheduled to run over the next 12 months, with 25-50 places available at each.

The boot camps will cover a range of sectors including digital and mobile technology, fashion, hospitality, entertainment, creative and bio-tech industries. The sessions will be run by established business people and experts from London’s leading universities, training colleges and professional bodies.

“London is brimming with entrepreneurial spirit across a huge range of sectors, from fashion to finance, science to technology, hospitality and the arts.”

said the mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

“Enterprising start-ups are going to be ever more important to our city’s prosperity and as we continue to creep out of the recession we must do all we can to support those with the brightest ideas.”

“These boot camps will help budding entrepreneurs to get the inside track from the experts on how to start and grow, successful thriving companies.”

Participants benefit from networking opportunities, access to key contacts and discounts on equipment that will help them get their business off the ground.

The training varies in length from one to three days. Ticket prices range from £50 to £300.

For more information about the training, visit the Business Boot Camp website

Business Boot Camps Boost to Startups

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