If you’re looking to fire-up your business growth and get investors on board, the Creative East – Create Growth Programme is for you.
The Create Growth Programme is a £1.275m investment readiness and business support programme for creative industries in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
The programme offers expert advice and guidance to help businesses with high growth aspirations gain investment opportunities.
The Creative East: Create Growth Programme is a 12-week investment readiness and business support programme. Participants will be given a bespoke programme of specialist seminars, round table events, one-to-one support from our pool of experts and specialists, pitching sessions and networking events.
The course will be a mix of in person and online sessions.
The programme will cover ‘everything you ever needed to know’ to get your business in shape to take on investment and grow. Participants will be offered exclusive access to key experts in their field, from the world of investment and creative industries.
To qualify your business must:
Each participant will benefit from a bespoke programme, crafted to meet their needs.
Participants will need to be able to commit a day a week for the main activities, as well as some one-to-one work where appropriate. The face to face sessions are not compulsory but to maximise the experience we advise participants attend as much as possible: however, you might share out attendance across your senior management team. The one-to-one work is flexible to suit a business owner’s busy schedule, however there is a timetable for the main sessions and networking events.Explore programmes
Creative East is a fantastic programme for the emerging creative sector in the East of England and for the early-stage business ecosystem, especially from an investment perspective. There are so many exciting, young businesses in this region that just need that little bit of support to be ready to face investors for the capital they need to accelerate.
The programme had real breadth and the people who came to speak to us were of such high quality/very professional yet personable and generous. I really appreciated that, so well done for creating such an awesome programme.
Creative industries are really thriving in our region and this programme will support their ambitions for growth and help create the high value jobs we need to retain and attract the top talent.
Fully funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
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