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.

 

Online Workshop

Join us at our Online (hosted live) Business Start-up Workshop
Open to all clients in the North East.

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

“Mark Johnston was a great support in helping us look at the intricacies of setting up a business in a non-traditional sector.  I consider our work to be specialist crafting and skill-building and Mark was able to guide us in the right direction to help launch on a firm footing.  It has supported a seamless growth strategy to move into retail and workshops in quite a short space of time.”

Alan Teather, Alan Teather Quilting

“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

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Telephone

0191 516 6102

Address

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

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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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Telephone

0191 516 6102

Address

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

Tedco Social

Follow us on your favourite
social media channels below:

©2022 TEDCO Business Support Ltd. All Rights Reserved. View our privacy policy Company Number: 08568533 | TEDCO Business Support Ltd | VAT No. 169 8629 44 GB. North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) Wearfield, Enterprise Park East, Sunderland, SR5 2TA, United Kingdom.