Enterprise support for all ages
A change to your circumstances might inspire you to set up your own enterprise. Through our network of partners, we can connect you to the right support to get you started. Regardless of what sector you are setting up in, there is support available and opportunities to get help at every stage of the process, from finalising your idea through to growing your enterprise.
No matter how much (or how little) knowledge you have, our partners can help you to get started. Find out what our partners offer and how to get in touch below.
Business Gateway provides support to enterprises where and when you need it. As well as one to one local advice to help you through the Covid pandemic, there are support webinars, advice on funding and information about official guidance. You can access Covid related online resources, get free market research and market reports. And if we don’t have the answer to a specific question, we can connect you with someone that will.
Creative Edinburgh helps creative people connect and thrive. Through events, support and mentoring we want to get you to your fullest potential as a creative. Their offering includes support through their Creative Circles community, events to connect with others in the sector, funding information and digital skills courses to help you raise your game.
There is a range of support available depending on which stage you are at with your enterprise. Whether you are an established business looking to grow, or just starting out with an idea they can help. With their Business Builder & Enterprise support you can get help validating your business idea, finding customers and exploring funding opportunities through their virtual tool. They also offer an Accelerator 6 month programme giving those starting out access to mentors, coaching, office space and access to events with legal and tech advice. They also offer free one to one support Business Growth Enabler and Women in Business Specialist.