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

“TEDCO are one of Virgin StartUp’s leading Partners, delivering Virgin-Class support to entrepreneurs in The North-East.  We couldn’t do what we do without them, they have been trusted Partners since Virgin StartUp began back in 2013”

Andy Fishburn, Managing Director of Virgin StartUp

Latest News

10 tips for transforming your start-up into a scale-up

10 tips for transforming your start-up into a scale-up

So you’ve successfully started your own business. Now the next step can begin Turning a business from an idea into a livelihood is no easy task, but the hard work doesn’t stop when your brand is finally established. Many businesses manage to reach a certain level of...

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How well do you know your employees?

How well do you know your employees?

Part of being a successful business owner is successfully getting to know your team on a personal level Unless you work alone, your business will feature some kind of team. And whether that team consists of two people or two-hundred people, it’s important to get to...

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Latest News

10 tips for transforming your start-up into a scale-up

10 tips for transforming your start-up into a scale-up

So you’ve successfully started your own business. Now the next step can begin Turning a business from an idea into a livelihood is no easy task, but the hard work doesn’t stop when your brand is finally established. Many businesses manage to reach a certain level of...

read more
How well do you know your employees?

How well do you know your employees?

Part of being a successful business owner is successfully getting to know your team on a personal level Unless you work alone, your business will feature some kind of team. And whether that team consists of two people or two-hundred people, it’s important to get to...

read more
Big Apple Becomes Big Business for Local Artist

Big Apple Becomes Big Business for Local Artist

A North Tyneside based artist has turned redundancy into a thriving new business following help from TEDCO Business Support and the New Enterprise Allowance programme. Robert Myers (52), from North Shields took up his paintbrush after a creative trip to America and...

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North East Business & Innovation Centre, Wearfield, Enterprise Park East, Sunderland,
SR5 2TA

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