Start & Grow

We successfully deliver a range of start-up support programmes designed to take ideas and turn them into successful enterprises.

The Start & Grow programme is a new initiative specifically designed to provide pre and post start support to individuals looking to develop businesses that meet the following criterials.

– Sustainable growth
– Offer employment 
– Require early-stage finance

To take advantage of the Start & Grow initiative you should have the aspirations, commitment and the capabilities to build a high growth business geared towards generating employment opportunities from an early stage.

What we offer

TEDCO delivers dedicated, tailored support to meet the individual needs of the business owner and the business concept. The comprehensive Start & Grow offering includes one-to-one support and advice; workshops and training; mentoring and coaching; and support to source the most appropriate funding available.

Start & Grow typically includes:

One-to-one assessment with an experienced, independent business advisor who will review your business idea and formulate the next steps
An intensive personalised support programme, including guidance, advice and peer learning, leading to the development of a robust business plan
Dedicated support in an application for external funding
Ongoing support after business start-up

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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.

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Grow

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

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Fund

As the key delivery partner for Virgin StartUp in the North East, we have helped over 300 new businesses access £4.2 million in low cost business loans over the past five years.

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