Entrepreneurship resources

Entrepreneurship masterclasses

Our entrepreneurship masterclasses help teach you the key aspects of starting a business or social enterprise. Topics covered include business plan writing, marketing, getting funding and choosing the right legal framework. Check the Generate events page for forthcoming masterclasses.

Wood Egg ebooks

Wood Egg is a series of ebooks covering all aspects of setting up a business in 16 countries across Asia. And if you can't find what you're looking for amongst their 6,630 answers, it's also an ongoing research project with 103 local researchers and 300 experts, meaning you can contact the books' expert authors to ask any questions of your own.

You can download all of the books, or read them online, through LSE's Wood Egg subscription.

How to gain access to Wood Egg:

  1. Register on the Wood Egg sign-up page using your London School of Economics email address (ending in @lse.ac.uk) and your full name.
  2. All 17 Wood Egg books, raw research and edited essays will be added to your account automatically so you can select the content which is most useful to you.


The UK government website contains a large amount of information for startups, including information on most aspects of starting and running a business and should be one of your first points of contact: UK Gov Business

High street banks

Most banks that offer business banking services also offer an overview on the start up process and tools to help you get organised including example business plan templates.

Legal documents


Avvoka helps you draft, sign and store legal documents online. The platform is free to use and allows startups and SMEs to generate robust legal documents in minutes by answering a few simple questions, which can be contracted on straight away.

Other resources

Digital.com reviews products that are useful for small business owners and startups to ensure you make the right investment choices for your company.

Links to external sites

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