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Finding your business idea

Are you eager to start a business or social enterprise but still in search of that perfect business idea? Discover valuable resources and guidance below to spark your inspiration and help you identify your next big venture.

Resource Description
COBRA Our online platform Cobra is designed to help you research hundreds of business sectors and business opportunities.
How to come up with a business idea Four-step guide for finding an idea, published by FitSmallBusiness.
19 Fresh Ways to Find a Business Idea Article from The Entrepreneur's Handbook - a popular Medium publication packed full of case studies, advice, deep dives and other essential reading.
What makes a good startup idea?

Download a PDF of a presentation created and used by Edinburgh Innovations.


Video: Discover your idea
Discover your startup idea with Christina Starko