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Final call for Tees Valley businesses to join the DigitalCity Accelerator Programme

25 January 2023

 

Early-stage digital or tech business in the Tees Valley are being encouraged to apply for DigitalCity’s Accelerator Programme 2023 ahead of the deadline later this month.

Business leaders taking part in a previous DigitalCity Accelerator workshop
Business leaders taking part in a previous DigitalCity Accelerator workshop

Eligible businesses have until 12 noon on 30 January to apply to the programme which is set to start on 1 March.

The unique programme consists of a bespoke package of support, including one-to-one mentoring, workshops and a grant of up to £5k to help produce a new-to-market digital product or service.

Entrepreneurs are able to fast-track the growth of their digital businesses via content that includes topics such as Intellectual Property/Law, Raising Finance and Building a Team.

DigitalCity is a Teesside University-led initiative funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which supports digital growth and transformation in the Tees Valley.

By completing a straightforward application through the DigitalCity website, the 2023 cohort will undergo a selection process involving interviews on the 7-8 February before the induction on 1 March. The sessions will run every Wednesday for seven weeks.

The blend of expert knowledge, tailored mentoring and links to industry the Accelerator offers builds confidence in business owners, mitigates risk and ultimately helps them to build sustainable digital businesses.

Scott Watson, DigitalCity Sector Growth Manager

Scott Watson, DigitalCity Sector Growth Manager said: “We’re really excited to be launching the latest Accelerator Programme.

“For the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, all of the workshops are being delivered face-to-face, which is fantastic as it will bring the 2023 cohort together every week to connect and network with like-minded individuals

“The blend of expert knowledge, tailored mentoring and links to industry the Accelerator offers builds confidence in business owners, mitigates risk and ultimately helps them to build sustainable digital businesses.”

Tees Valley businesses should act fast to apply, as places are limited.


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Final call for Tees Valley businesses to join the DigitalCity Accelerator Programme
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Early-stage digital or tech business in the Tees Valley are being encouraged to apply for DigitalCity's Accelerator Programme 2023 ahead of the deadline later this month.

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