Devon Business & IP Centre provides support to business owners, entrepreneurs and inventors

Start-up Day

Have a fantastic idea for a business?

Find out how to turn your business dream into a reality with a day of workshops and inspirational talks designed to get you started on your path to start-up success.

Join us as we celebrate Start-up Day in Barnstaple and Exeter Library on 21st September with an impressive line-up of top speakers and creative workshops.

Take a look at the line-up at the venue closest to you and book your places now.

The day is completely free, and includes sessions from a range of professionals from organisations such as GoogleNatwest, Companies House, Stephens Scown, Salt Media and FabLab Devon.

Resources to help start, run and grow your business

  • On the right side of each page you will find upcoming talks, workshops and networking events.
  • Access to online databases; COBRA the Complete Online Business Reference advisor and Mintel market intelligence to help you research & inform your business plans.
  • A range of one-to-one appointments, including the popular Introduction to the Business & IP Centre.
  • Access to resources; free wifi in libraries, FabLab Devon and of course business reference books!