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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

17 - 22 November

Every year the Centre supports Global Entrepreneurship Week and 2014 is no different! Come and take part in the events throughout the week and get connected. 

Starting a business is challenging and daunting but we're here to help. The right advice and resources and building a successful network can make all the difference to accelerating success and avoiding common mistakes.

Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Centre will give you all the tools, resources and contacts you need to make your business a success.

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Question Time for Entrepreneurs 

British Library Conference Centre, £10

Monday 17 November, 18.15 - 21.00

Celebrate the first day of Global Entrepreneurship Week with our flagship event in partnership with Barclays.

Quiz some of Britain’s top business brains about the issues that really matter to you. Speakers include Sir Charles Dunstone, Anya Hindmarch and Tom Pellereau. 

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In conversation with Kell Ryan

British Library Conference Centre, £10 

Tuesday 18 November, 18.15 - 21.00

Love them or hate them, Ryanair has been one of the great business success stories starting with only 50 employees to now having over 8,500 staff. Take this opportunity to quiz co-founder Kell Ryan and learn from his vast range of business experience. 

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Online, Free

Throughout the week, various times

Join us wherever you are in the world and get the essential information you need for a successful business.

Learn how to protect your brand and ideas with intellectual property, make effective use of social media and build a tribe around your brand.

Find out more and register for your place                 

Make it, Sell it speed mentoring

Business & IP Centre, 10.00 - 13.00


Get all the essential information you need to turn your creative skills into a business! Meet experts in finding finance, IP, product development, the best route to market and much more.

More information coming soon 

Networking for success

Business & IP Centre, 16.00 - 19.00


The word networking is used all the time now from social networking to business networking. Come along to this practical workshop and learn how you can make the most of networking for business success. You'll also be able to put your newly learnt skills into practice with a networking session afterwards. 

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Startup Saturday

British Library Conference Centre, £30

Saturday 22 November, 10.00 - 15.00

Come along to Startup Saturday and get all you need to know to be your own boss by the end of the day!

Find out more and book your place

Find out more about Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Question Time for Entrepreneurs

Quiz some of Britain’s top business brains about the issues that really matter to you.

In Conversation with Kell Ryan

Hear from retired Ryanair co-founder Kell Ryan about how he helped turn Ryanair into the world's biggest budget airline

Online Global Entrepreneurship Week events

Find out more about the essential webinars we are running during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

Speed mentoring: Make it, Sell it

Find out how to turn your creative skills into money with our Make it, Sell it speed mentoring session

StartUp Saturday

Come to a fun and friendly StartUp Saturday class during Gloabl Entrepreneurship Week – and be your own boss by the end of the day!

Success stories

Saad Saraf

Saad Saraf set up ad agency Media Reach

See our success stories


View a sample issue

Contact us

Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
Email: Reference Team

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