North East business support that works for you.

We’ve helped thousands of businesses to start, grow and achieve sustainable business success in the last five years.

We passionately believe in the importance of building businesses on solid foundations. This is achieved through the support of experienced and knowledgeable advisors

We have a proven track record. Helping an average of 4 enterprises to start up every single week.

Our Services

Start

At TEDCO we successfully deliver a range of start-up support programmes. Designed to take ideas and turn them into successful enterprises and business start-ups in the region.

Get Started

Grow

A key objective of TEDCO’s  is to provide individuals and businesses with the ambition to expand. Along with the advice and necessary tools to scale-up and grow their business.

Get Started

Fund

We are the key delivery partner for Virgin StartUp in the North East. We have helped over 3600 new businesses access £4.2 million in low cost business loans in the past five years.

Get Started

Our support has your business covered. You won’t get caught off guard!

TEDCO’s mission is simple: to help businesses start, grow and succeed. To achieve this we believe in working with the region’s business community to develop closer ties between enterprises and grow a robust network.

Success Stories

“With the Virgin StartUp loan in place to fund the renovations and equipment, I am now absolutely delighted to be able to start welcoming the first visitors to Inclusion Archery. I hope it provides a new facility for budding archers to give the sport a try.”

Steve Ward - Archer, Entrepreneur

“TEDCO helped me strengthen and tighten up my ideas into a robust business plan. They remained a positive voice throughout. Their support gave me the confidence that I needed to push on, secure the vital funding through Virgin StartUp and turn my dreams into reality.”

Simon Laing - Cullercoats Bike & Kayak, Entrepreneur

In the last 5 years we’ve achieved…

3,600 New businesses started up
1350 Additional jobs created
£4.2m In Virgin StartUp loans
£6m Equity injected into new business

New Businesses

Jobs created

In start-up loans

£6 Million

CLIENT INVESTMENT

“They are one of our leading partners and a real pleasure to work with”

Sir Tom Shebbeare, Chairman of Virgin Start Up

Latest News

4 ways to promote growth in your start up

4 ways to promote growth in your start up

Don’t get stuck in a rut when it comes to your small business Starting a business is a big challenge, but running it is arguably an even bigger one. You might think that the hardest work is behind you once you’ve got your business off the ground, but it actually takes...

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Virgin StartUp Commits to 50/50 Pledge

Virgin StartUp Commits to 50/50 Pledge

Virgin StartUp will help thousands more women to start their own businesses and to thrive with its 50/50 funding pledge. For every ten new businesses founded by men, there are currently fewer than five started by women. Virgin StartUp will level the playing field by...

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Latest News

4 ways to promote growth in your start up

4 ways to promote growth in your start up

Don’t get stuck in a rut when it comes to your small business Starting a business is a big challenge, but running it is arguably an even bigger one. You might think that the hardest work is behind you once you’ve got your business off the ground, but it actually takes...

read more
Virgin StartUp Commits to 50/50 Pledge

Virgin StartUp Commits to 50/50 Pledge

Virgin StartUp will help thousands more women to start their own businesses and to thrive with its 50/50 funding pledge. For every ten new businesses founded by men, there are currently fewer than five started by women. Virgin StartUp will level the playing field by...

read more

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