Starting a business

Keynote Speakers

View All
  • Rachelle Headland

    Rachelle Headland

    Marketing for Start Ups

    Managing Director at Saatchi & Saatchi X [more]

  • Doug Richard

    Doug Richard

    Alternative funding to grow your small business

    Former BBC Dragon and serial entrepreneur Doug Richard will take you... [more]

  • Brad Burton

    Brad Burton

    Life. Business. Just got easier.

    The UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker is back. [more]

  • James Caan

    James Caan

    My Business Secrets

    The former Dragon''s Den star will be headlining the Keynote Theatre [more]

  • Charles Rolls

    Charles Rolls

    Taking on the Giants of the Drinks Industry

    This talk will be of direct relevance to aspiring entrepreneurs in... [more]

  • Will King

    Will King

    How he shaved 5 billion lives (& counting)- The King of Shaves story and more

    King of Shaves founder, CEO and multi-award winning businessman [more]

  • Graham Corfield

    Graham Corfield

    The UK's leading online takeaway ordering service

    MD of JUST EAT UK [more]

  • Lucy Tarleton

    Lucy Tarleton

    London Stock Exchange Director

    Aim - where ideas take off [more]

  • Elaine Heney

    Elaine Heney

    How to make money with mobile apps

    Elaine Heney quit her job to start a mobile games company,... [more]

  • Andy Eustace

    Andy Eustace

    Your Network Matters! Using LinkedIn to drive your business

    There is a lot of excitement around Social Media for Sales... [more]

  • Karen Darby

    Karen Darby

    Crowdfunding for Social Impact - Make Money & Make a Difference

    Founder of SimplySwitch and CrowdMission [more]

  • Clive Rich

    Clive Rich

    Negotiating under pressure - don't lose your bearings, your temper or your shirt

    The £10bn negotiator explains why give-to-get beats dog-eat-dog [more]

View the full 2014 show content

Full Screen

  • 25,000 Businesses

    With 3 networking features and 25,000 visiting businesses, the networking opportunities are endless at Business Startup.


  • 250 Free Seminars

    Business experts will cover everything you need to know to get your business started and offer you their invaluable experiences, tips and secrets.


  • 350 Exhibitors

    Find a wide selection of cutting edge solutions for all your business needs.


  • 10 Workshops

    Attend interactive training sessions delivered by experts.


  • Finance

    Find out all you need to know about how to raise finance, cash flow and financial planning.


  • Business Planning

    Everything you need to know about writing, presenting and maintaining your business plan.


  • Marketing

    Whether you need to create your brand, make an impact on social media or hit the mark with email marketing – every aspect is covered.


  • Legal Must Dos

    Find out where to start when it comes to registering your business, employing staff, getting your tax straight and all the other critical legalities.


  • Ecommerce

    Everything you need to know about running your business online.


  • Sales

    Learn the tricks of the trade and get advice from the experts.



View All
The Creation Lab Ltd Direct Numbers Zoho Corporation Fleximize DNS Accountants Proved. Aress Software Clothes2Order Give A Grad A Go