Our Corporate Partners

Our corporate partners help us to support business owners like you from start up to scale up. We partner with experts from Google, Eventbrite, Microsoft, Mintel, UK2 and Vistaprint to bring you the essential know-how to be a successful entrepreneur.


Brush up your digital skills to grow your business, your career, or just your confidence. The everyday experts at The Digital Garage will help you succeed online with their informative webinars. Anyone can benefit, regardless of their skills level, goals, or background.

Eventbrite is the world's largest event technology platform. They build the technology that allows anyone to easily create and launch an event, providing entrepreneurs with a valuable tool for promoting and growing their businesses. From Music festivals, venues, marathons, conferences, hackathons, to air guitar contests, political rallies, fundraisers and gaming competitions — you name it, they power it.

Microsoft gives users of the Business & IP Centre top technological tips via their webinars and blog posts. Our users can also save 16% when purchasing the latest Microsoft Office 365 package too. You can watch highlights from Start-Up Day 2016 and get some insider tips from David Coplin of Microsoft here.

Mintel is the world leading market intelligence agency. For over 40 years, Mintel's expert analysis of the highest quality data and market research has directly impacted on client success. You can also grow your business with Mintel by accessing their reports in the Business & IP Centre reading room.

UK2 is an internet services provider for small businesses, ranging from web hosting to domain registration, virtual private servers to dedicated servers as well as web design and content delivery network.  UK2 also provides users of the Business & IP Centre with informative blog posts and interactive webinars to keep your business up to speed. To watch some highlights of Sara Rego from UK2 at Start-Up Day 2016 click here.

Vistaprint is the leading provider of customisable printed and digital marketing materials, enabling micro businesses to market themselves professionally and affordably. Users of the Business & IP Centre's networking area can see and take away free samples of key products including business cards and marketing materials, along with sample kits and information leaflets about their graphic design services and digital offerings. To find out a little more about how Vistaprint can help your business click here.