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

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4 golden rules for every start-up business owner

4 golden rules for every start-up business owner

It’s time to get back to basics with your entrepreneurial skills To be a success start-up business owner, you need to play a number of different roles. You need to be a decisive leader, a tech guru, a network pro, a forward-thinking entrepreneur and so much more. And...

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