South East Midlands Start Up programme

The South East Midlands Start Up programme (SEMSUP) is a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) part-funded project led by Wenta partnering with the University of Northampton and the University of Bedfordshire.

What’s it about?

The project offers one-to-one support, webinars, grants and incubation facilities for eligible start ups or social enterprises across the South East Midlands area.

Our FREE webinars will cover a range of topics, such as:

  • Legal structures for social enterprises;
  • Enterprise Strategy & Business planning;
  • Marketing;
  • Developing Trading Activities;
  • Growing & Maintaining a profitable enterprise;
  • How to measure social impact;
  • Leadership and management; and
  • Becoming investment ready.

The Growth Hub will provide incubation space in Northamptonshire (UNIC and iCon in Daventry) for new start-up businesses and social enterprises as well as individuals in the pre-start phase of development. We will provide users of the incubators with business support from our team of advisers.

For more about this exciting programme, watch this space!