Startup People

"BRAVE is here to provide start-up and established businesses with information, advice and encouragement - every step of the way."

The latest news stories from BRAVE Enterprise are listed below.

For media enquiries, please contact Liz Sands of BRAVE Enterprise on 0117 944 5330 or Jacqui Southway of Jacqui Southway Public Relations on 01454 201869.


We're looking for mentors!
We are looking for friendly, committed business people who will give up a small amount of their time to support people who have a great business idea that needs unlocking and developing. The role is potentially very rewarding and will make a huge difference to the local economy.
HMRC online learning
HM Revenue and Customs have recently launched a new online learning tool to help you get it right when starting your business or becoming self-employed for the first time.
Open to Export
Open to Export is a community driven service being developed to help SME’s to grow their business internationally. Companies can post questions to users and key contributors who have the exporting knowledge and experience to help guide others in taking their business overseas. They can provide companies with the advice and connections they need to break into new markets.
The Sofa Project is now selling office furniture
Office furniture that doesn't cost the earth.
Looking for office space in Bristol?
If you are looking for low-cost office space in Central Bristol, take a look at what's on offer at The Coach House in Upper York Street. Just 5 minutes walk from Cabot Circus and Broadmead, The Coach House is a very convenient location for your business.
Sales Foundation Workshop
Every business has to sell to customers, whatever the product or service. This practical workshop will show you how to develop new sales from identifying markets, making initial contact and telemarketing.
Getting British Business Online
The 'Getting British Business Online’ campaign has helped over 50,000 small businesses to create a website for free by offering a simple online tool to create their first website.
NEW Company formation service
A new service from BRAVE for anyone looking to set up a limited company.
BRAVE clients in the news
People come to BRAVE for different reasons. Some are considering self-employment. Others have already started their business and need specific help on one business issue. By walking through the doors at BRAVE these people are 30% more likely to survive Year One in business with our help. Early advice and training from Bristol's leading enterprise agency can mean the difference between success and failure for your new business.
AAT steps up support for SMEs
Support for small businesses is on the increase as the AAT, the leading professional body for accounting staff, launches a new website focusing on the issues that impact on SMEs.