Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups

Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups (‘DABS’) supporting high-quality and ambitious start-ups across County Durham.

Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups (‘DABS’) is an ERDF-funded programme that helps high-quality start-ups in County Durham start trading and offers premium quality support during your critical first 12 months in business.

 

What we offer


Different from many other business accelerators, the DABS programme offers two unique support packages. One for those who have a great idea and have not yet started their business, and another for those new entrepreneurs at the start of their exciting journey. Tailored support that allows you to maximise the success of your business.

Delivered by our highly experienced and knowledgeable team, we will help you to evaluate your ideas and support you to create pragmatic and commercially viable businesses.

If you’re based in County Durham the DABS programme has been specifically designed to give ambitious individuals like you the support and guidance they need to start and grow their business.

Support includes

  • Full business start-up programme (Online workshops during Covid19)
    Including tailored facilitated and expert-led workshops and group sessions.
  • 1-2-1 support and mentoring
    Bespoke support with an experienced business advisor.
  • Connect with like-minded new entrepreneurs
    To aid collaboration and support across County Durham.
  • Insights from sector experts and contacts
    To build your network across the North East region.
  • Guidance on new opportunities
    To help you seize market advantage in your new start-up.

Further Information

For more information and to see the full range of support available visit the Durham Ambitious Business Start-ups website or register below.

Register your interest in the DABS programme

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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