North East business support that works for you.
Join the thousands of people who have experienced business support the TEDCO way. You too can start, grow and achieve sustainable business success.
Ambition to start a business?
Helping you start and develop your business in County Durham and the North East. Read more…
The smiles behind the support
If you’ve ever wondered exactly who will help you start or grow your business in North East England, then meet Team TEDCO! See what lies behind the smiles and why YOU are their focus.
We passionately believe in the importance of building businesses on solid foundations. This is achieved through the support of experienced and knowledgeable advisors.
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.
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.
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.
Reaching across the region
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.
In the last 2 years we’ve supported…
Over 550 new enterprises
Over 1,200 businesses through Covid Helpline
Over 3,000 workshop attendees
and travelled 102,000 less physical miles, yet we’ve gone further than ever before
Businesses through Covid Helpline
TEDCO 2020/21 Impact Report
Encouraging spark, start and sustainable success
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