· Kick Start 2

Kick Start 2
 forms part of the Innovating Business Growth Programme.

Kick Start 2 is open to businesses trading less than 3-years and offers 1-1 mentoring to businesses aimed to increase business survival rates and assist businesses in developing and creating additional employment.

Kick Start 2 programme

What’s Involved?

Mentoring and coaching

Tailored 1:1 mentoring focused on;

  • Business development
  • Sales, marketing and ICT
  • Business processes and efficiencies
  • Specialist areas – HR, innovation, product development, legal

Skills development workshops

A series of online workshops focused on;

  • Introduction to E-Commerce
  • Social Media Marketing – Facebook & Instagram
  • HR and Employment
  • Social Media Marketing – Tik Tok & YouTube


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· Advancing Business Growth

The Advancing Business Growth Programme offers support to growing businesses in operation for a minimum of three years with a turnover of over £30,000 and which have the potential to create additional employment.

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There is a range of assistance on offer to businesses in the form of up to a maximum of 3.5 days one-to-one mentoring in areas including sales and marketing, research and development, exporting and growing the digital economy.

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Further information on these and other Business Support Programmes


This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.