The never ending election is not the only event in May, for members and partners of Capital Enterprise have chosen this glorious month to crank up their programmes to support and encourage and enable new entrepreneurship.

Capital Enterprise has therefore decided to pick out some of the most interesting events in May that are either taking place at the British Library or being organised by a Capital Enterprise partner. If you are interested in attending then please click on the associated link. You will find more details on what is going on in London by going to the British Library website.

An Evening with Cherie Blair


DATE: 18 May 2010
TIME: 6.30 – 9.00 PM
PLACE: British Library Business & IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Greening Production Workshop

Global Action Plan

DATE: Monday, 26 May
TIME: 5.30-8.30pm (registration from 5.00pm)
PLACE: 01 Zero-one, London
MORE INFO: Are you interested in making your company sustainable but feel it’s beyond your reach? At this workshop you’ll learn about the issues the industry is facing, how they affect you and how others are tackling them. This event is in partnership with Ravensbourne and BSkyB. For more details please register at
Summer Short Courses at UCL

UCL Advances is offering business training for senior managers/ owners of SME’s.

These courses are also CPD certified and there is a special launch price. Courses offered include:

* Entrepreneurial Marketing
* Entrepreneurial Finance
* Technology Strategy

For further information, please visit: or contact Laura Connor on
Doug Richard’s School of Startups

London Metropolitan University>

DATE: Wednesday, 26 May
TIME: 12.00 pm – 5.00 pm
MORE INFO: A must-attend event for any budding or established entrepreneur!

At Start Here! Starting & Growing a Successful Business you will learn:

* The key questions every entrepreneur must be able to answer;
* How to write the perfect business model;
* How to identify your product and your market;
* How to start an affordable marketing campaign to increase your sales leads;
* How to treat the recession as an opportunity, rather than a threat;
* How to make money and secure investment.

What’s included?

* 6 hours of business tuition with one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs, Doug Richard;
* Access to online resources and materials, including membership of VentureNavigator;
* Accreditation as a Graduate of School for Startups (web-badge).

How much does it cost?

Just £50 for London Met Staff and Affiliate Businesses – type code: SME1

Standard Entrepreneurs Ticket: £95.00 + VAT. Student Ticket: £45 + VAT

For more info and to book: