Resource Library

There are plenty of resources out there - so many, in fact, that you might have trouble sorting through them all. We cut through the clutter, selecting essential resources for Entrepreneurs.

Essential Resources

Being an entrepreneur can be difficult. Being an entrepreneur attempting to launch a startup is even more challenging. The good news? You don’t have to go it alone. There are a lot of tools and resources at your fingertips online to help you successfully plan, launch and run your business. And, here are 200 of those essential tools and resources.

Social Media

Crushing It!

Gary Vaynerchuk

In this lively, practical, and inspiring book, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each.

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Management Skills

The Accidental Creative

Todd Henry

How To Be Brilliant At a Moment's Notice. You go to work each day tasked with inventing brilliant solutions that meet specific objectives by defined deadlines.

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The Lean Startupe

Eric Ries

The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it's too late..

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Purple Cow

Seth Godin

What do Apple, Starbucks, Dyson and Pret a Manger have in common? How do they achieve spectacular growth, leaving behind former tried-and-true brands to gasp their last?

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Jake Knapp

Sprint offers a transformative formua for testing ideas that works whether you're at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, you'll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars. A must read for entrepreneurs of all stripe.

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Tribe of Mentors

Timothy Ferriss

From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life's most challenging questions, achieve extraordinary results, and transform your life.

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  • Invest NI: Go For It
    The Go For It Programme offers free one to one business advice regionally supported by each local council.

    • A one-to-one assessment meeting with a Business Advisor
    • Tailored guidance to develop your business plan
    • A finance and business planning workshop
    • Advice on how to access grants and funding
    • A one-to-one finance and business planning meeting
    • Best practice guides, tools, videos and more to help get you started
  • Enterprise Northern Ireland
    Enterprise NI provides training, business loans and premises for start up businesses. It also co-ordinates with Local Enterprise Agencies to provide premises for over 2,000 businesses.
  • Generation Innovation
    Generation Innovation is a network for Northern Ireland’s most ambitious, innovative, creative and entrepreneurial teens. Set up by the Northern Ireland Science Park, Generation Innovation is for those with the guts to dream big – budding entrepreneurs, gamers, App developers, programmers, engineers, scientists, designers and creatives.
  • NI Business Info
    NI Business Info is managed by Invest NI and is their official online channel for business advice and guidance in Northern Ireland.  It contains essential information, support and services for you and your business – whether you work for a large organisation or are on your way to starting up.