Discover Business offer curated business resources to inspire, cultivate, and grow small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurship. Their goal is to help you find the right resource or tool you need for any business task.
Carbon Limiting Technologies (CLT) specialises in the commercialisation of clean, low-carbon technologies and markets
The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) was established to create a new generation of outstanding entrepreneurs who will build market-leading businesses and play a key role in driving Britain’s future prosperity. The NEF was co-founded by Oliver Pawle, Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE, Sir Nigel Rudd DL and Dee Stirling in December 2010.
The Business Exchange seeks to link the growing number of new businesses we are seeing in the UK with bigger, more established corporates, in order to help British SMEs get to the next level. By making it easier for the small business community to understand and take advantage of the range of pledges on offer from big businesses, this site will open up a whole new world of opportunity to British entrepreneurs.
Sport England has announced that it will be opening its £3 million Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage fund in April 2017.
Information on tender opportunities
Solent University provides Business Start-ups with support and advice with their First Steps into establishing new businesses.
With the support of the Focus on Enforcement team in BIS, this new initiative, Business Focus on Enforcement, is giving trade associations and representative business groups, instead of civil servants, the dominant role in identifying enforcement issues and driving reform to benefit their industries.
The university offers a range of Knowledge Transfer Programmes including KTP, KTS and KTI. These are cost effective ways to work collaboratively with the UoS, enabling access to new knowledge, skills and technology.
Factory1 is an accelerator programme aimed at start-ups that are building technological innovations and solutions with potential for developing new/joint business opportunities.
Social Enterprise Link Wessex
X-Forces Supports ex-forces and their families to start up businesses by providing them with Loans, Mentoring and Support.
Mumpreneur supports and celebrates women who are taking on the important role of juggling family life with starting up and running a business.
The Internet of Things Best in Breed 6 Advanced Incubator aims to support start-ups with innovative challenges to Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable technologies. IoT describes solutions involving dynamics such as sensing, filtering data, acting on context, in significant markets.
Kaplan Financial offers free training for ICAEW CFAB, AAT, ATT and CIMA certificate qualifications for 16-18 year olds under the apprenticeship scheme (Funding available for all ages but a small employer contribution for over 19's).
Each year Startup Portsmouth organise a start-up community summit for people in the City considering starting their own business. At this free summit budding business owners can interact with each other as well as local support providers to share ideas and experiences and support one another in their start-up endeavours.
Better Business for All (BBfA) brings together businesses and regulators to consider and change how local regulation is delivered and received.
Are you thinking about starting your own business but not sure what to do or who to talk to?
Purple Door provides Enterprise Clinics for an informal, confidential one-to-one chat no matter what stage your idea is at and what ever your start up question is. The Enterprise Clinics take place on Wednesday's 2pm 4pm and Friday's 9.30am 11.30am. Bring along anything that can help explain the idea including: product ideas, prototypes, sketches or simply your notes.