Boosting the digital sector in Bradford
specialist support to grow and scale
DIGITAL CAPABILITY PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRANSFORM SECTORS AND CREATE GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES
Bradford aims to be the UK’s fastest growing economy over the coming decade, increasing the value of our economy by £4 billion, getting 20,000 more people into work and improving the skills of 48,000 residents. We will do this by prioritising actions that will unlock four key opportunities
Our young and enterprising population: ensuring all our people are equipped with the skills and confidence to succeed.
Our distinctive offer: using our unique architecture, heritage and cultural assets to create compelling investment propositions and an environment for growth.
Our growth potential: building on our business and sector strengths to drive innovation, increase productivity and create wealth.
Our globally connected district: improving our transport infrastructure and digital connectivity to strengthen our global trading links and access new markets.
What is Northen max?
This is an expansion of our successful programme to develop and grow the talented digital technology companies in Bradford District and Leeds City Region. The objective is to build companies and a reputation for Bradford District and Leeds City Region to attract and grow the tech and investor community.
This programme supports the competitiveness of digital businesses by providing support with access to innovation, investment, technical and business expertise to grow and scale their businesses.
The programme offers a range of hands on practical support and provides opportunities to access grants, specialist workshops and expert mentoring to help achieve business growth and development.
The programme is FREE for eligible business funded by AD:VENTURE partners, including Bradford Council .
The key aims of Northern Max are:
- Grow the digital sector in Bradford to create jobs and increase profitability
- Establish Bradford as the place to develop your digital business
- Increase collaboration, supply chain and innovation opportunities
- Boost digital capabilities of new and growing business
- Embed a legacy of success for the digital sector
AD:VENTURE provide a programme of focused support through Northern Max to pre-start and young business in the Digital sector including:
- Diagnostics to identify growth opportunities and set action plans
- One-to-One Coaching
- Specialist events on key topics such as Business strategy and planning, Marketing and Sales, Scaling your business, Partnership development, HR and Recruitment, Operations systems and processes.
- Guidance on accessing cash to start or grow the business.
The programme is targeted and shaped around your needs to develop and grow.
Northern Max will be delivered from the Digital Exchange at 34 Peckover Street, Bradford, BD1 5BD
Support and mentoring will be arranged with recipients following registration and acceptance onto the programme
Individuals looking to set up a new business, or those who have an established business under 3 years old and are looking to grow.
Across many sectors, young businesses have the capacity to increase productivity and sustainability by developing digital capabilities, so if this is something you want to explore, get in touch.
Please Note: ERDF Eligibility criteria do apply, and businesses in consumer retail (Only selling to the public), primary agriculture, and nuclear decommissioning and education provision will not be eligible. If you aren’t sure, give us a call or email and we can clarify before you register.
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