Business Compass

The Business Compass Start Up offer is part of the Tees Valley Business Compass. For individuals with the seed of a business idea, this programme offers the opportunity to meet with a business advisor and develop a tailored and personalised business support package designed to meet specific start-up needs.

The support is fully-funded and includes a variety of workshops covering everything needed to start a business. This supportive and collaborative environment also provides individuals with an opportunity to meet and network with others also looking to start a business. These include topics such as: Business planning, Sales and marketing, Social media, Company structure, Finance for your business

Locations

There are many workshops available across the Tees Valley region in Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar & Cleveland. The Business Compass programme also provides access to specialist mentoring for start-ups in the following sectors:

Advanced manufacturing, Automotive, Chemical and process, Digital, Healthcare, Logistics, Low carbon, Oil and gas, Professional and business services, Culture and leisure.

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

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.    

Get Started

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.

Get Started

What we offer

TEDCO offers one-on-one support provided by a dedicated team of business advisors and a range of pre start seminars available to clients who are taking the first steps into self-employment. This could be looking at an initial idea and developing it further, looking at how to start a business plan, business competitors, business marketing.

Are you eligible?

If you are looking to start and grow a business we’d love to hear from you. Our friendly team of experienced Business Advisors are on hand to take your call to discuss the support available.

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

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