Julie Deane OBE, founder and CEO of The Cambridge Satchel Company, will show you how to start a business from scratch
Learn how to take your business from the kitchen table to Buckingham Palace and beyond.
In 2008 Julie Deane – the Business & IP Centre’s ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’ – started a business at her kitchen table with a budget of £600 budget and the aim of paying her children's school fees. Fast forward eight years and The Cambridge Satchel Company in a multi-million pound business that has five stores and sells products all over the world. Hear this incredibly inspiring story from Julie herself, and pick up some hints and tips that will help you grow your start-up idea into a global brand.
Start-up Day at the British Library
This event is one of many taking place to celebrate 10 successful years of the Library's Business & IP Centre. Join us for free workshops, talks and events on everything from raising cash to getting your business online. You’ll meet like-minded people, chat to seasoned business experts and entrepreneurs and even get your first professional headshot. See the full programme here.