High-tech, high-growth businesses offered free SETsquared support

High-tech, high-growth businesses offered free SETsquared support


Entrepreneurs, innovators and start-ups in the Exeter area have the chance to apply for free membership of the SETsquared Exeter Business Acceleration Programme. 

The Programme incubates new, high-growth ventures focusing on validation, growing a team, start-up funding and investor-readiness. The SETsquared Exeter team create tailored packages of business support to help start-ups become viable, profitable and thriving businesses. 

Recent funding from Research England to develop the University of Exeter Enterprise Zone means that start-ups and early stage businesses presenting a strong business case will also be offered the chance to join the SETsquared Exeter Business Foundations Programme, giving them access to; 

In addition, member businesses will have the opportunity to access grant funding to support the recruitment of experienced business people and entrepreneurs to work directly with the business and accelerate its growth. 

The SETsquared Partnership, which has incubation and acceleration centres across the South of England in Exeter, Bristol, Bath, Southampton and Surrey, has twice been named the Global #1 University Business Incubator and specialises in supporting high-growth, early-stage businesses. 

Joe Pearce, Head of SETsquared Exeter explained: “The Enterprise Zone funding means we are able to offer access to the SETsquared Exeter Business Acceleration support to a wider range of start-ups and early stage businesses. The programme we have developed is really focused on helping founders achieve their goals for the business and putting in place the structures that ensure they are built to last” 

To find out more about SETsquared Exeter business support packages please contact  Joe Pearce or Ben Voyseysetsquared.exeter.ac.uk 

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