Support:

  1. Dotforge is the city’s most well-known accelerator programme; targeted at tech start-ups
  2. Social Innovation Accelerator scheme by Sheffield University. Participants must be either students or graduates of the university and operate a social venture
  3. Bioincubator scheme in Sheffield University. Biotech ventures can take particular advantage of the University of Sheffield’s
  4. Sheffield Digital Campus – The £110 million eCampus will be one of the most technologically advanced business sites in Europe
  5. Electric Works – is an office space for a vibrant community of creative, digital and media businesses in Sheffield

 

Funding:

  1. ‘Unlocking Business Investment’ programme, provides grants of between £25,000 and £2m to businesses looking to unlock private investment and create new jobs with sustainable projects
  2. The SME Loan Fund loans of between £5,000 and £25,000 available for businesses with a minimum of one year trading record
  3. Start Up Loans for Young People scheme. Scheme provides small loans for entrepreneurs aged 18-30 in the area of up to £5,000 to establish or grow start-ups
  4. Yorkshire-wide YABA (Yorkshire Association of Business Angels), the largest such consortium in the region

 

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Dr Sam Chapman

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Founded 2012

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