Startup Resources

The City Business Library

The City Business Library (CBL) is a reference library and there are no entry restrictions or membership requirements – everybody is welcome! CBL are the leading public library for business information offering free access to the UK’s most comprehensive collection of business databases and publications, including general start up advice, information on funding sources, market research, company data, and business news.

CBL’s expert staff are there to help – if you are a job-seeker; sole trader; start-up; microenterprise; entrepreneur; SME (small and medium enterprise); charity; social enterprise or anyone who needs business information pay CBL a visit (or phone or email). They can help you develop your business skills to start, run, grow and add value to your enterprise.


Mathswork is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists.

MATLAB is the language of technical computing. The product is for programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink is a graphical programming environment for modelling, simulating and analysing multidomain dynamic systems.

Innovation Warehouse members get 1 year of free access to MATLAB and Simulink.


Sabre is a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry. They offer a broad range of technology solutions including, data-driven business intelligence, mobile, distribution and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions that are used by travel suppliers and travel buyers to plan, market, sell, serve and operate their business.


 Jobbio is a simple marketplace for both talent and brands.

For brands and businesses Jobbio provides a platform to present themselves, post job opportunities and share them with the world using text, imagery, video, links and social integration

Innovation Warehouse members get free use of the platform.



Innovation Warehouse has teamed up with Zipcar to offer a free year membership to all IW Community members, giving them access to a car or van whenever they need one, without having to own one. Zipcar have over 1500 cars and vans bookable by the hour or the day parked across London and other European cities. Best of all, they include fuel, insurance and Congestion Charge in their rates, which start at just £3.96/hour.


Rackspace has a wide selection of cloud servers available with the flexibility to cater for your business, whether big or small. And with their servers, web pages will load faster for eCommerce customers, your databases will get high IOPS and applications streaming large volumes of video and media files will experience low latency when you run your applications.


SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Their customers range from Web startups to global enterprises. Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking, turnkey big data solutions, private cloud solutions, and more. Their unique advantages include the industry’s first Network-Within-a-Network topology for true out-of-band access, and an easy-to-use customer portal and robust API for full remote-access of all product and service management options.



Metaspeech, Metaspeech helps performers overcome fear and use their bodies to articulate confidence. Through practice Metaspeech discovered that these skills are easily transferable to pitching and other public speaking situations.

Metaspeech is offering a 20% discount to IW members


Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services, provides start-ups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. Some of the world’s hottest start-ups, including Pinterest and Dropbox, have leveraged the power of AWS to easily get started and quickly scale.

Amazon Web Servives offers Innovation Warehouse members one year free access.

= : Many coworking space members need certain products and services as they grow their businesses. Up until now, each business has been sourcing and paying for these solutions individually, losing any economies of scale in the process. Included is a work-space ecosystem that provides member workspaces with exclusive discounts to products and services. allows our members to not only buy together, but pools their buying-power in with other businesses across a network of 90+ coworking and shared workspaces to make sure they get the best price every time.