Entrepreneurs Survival Kit.

  Ready to start your adventure? If so call Andrew on 07718 478357 or fill out the form below: Name(required) Email(required) Phone number(required) I'd like Innov8 On Sheppey to help build my Survival Kit so that I...

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Starting up With Next to Nothing.

We stumbled across this book whilst researching the types of businesses that entrepreneurs around the world were setting up. Whilst research and written in the US, it caught our eye because we are big fans of starting micro-businesses with little to no investment. It isn’t always possible and it may not be an appropriate route for some people but for many, particularly those who might not have considered starting a business before now, it can be a fun and rewarding...

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There be Money in Old Junk.

RECRE8 is a Community Interest Company set up on the Island to help groups of unemployed people take the skills they have, or acquire new skills to develop a range of upcycled products that are then sold to create a revenue stream that all involved can take an equitable share in. The principle is that it helps people acquire the skills to make something and then it trains others to sell the products and everyone shares in the revenues created. It started with the...

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Start Your Own Business!

Start Your Own Business!

Innov8 On Sheppey has established 3 programmes to help develop new business startups and support existing micro-businesses that wish to grow locally. The Sheppey Kickstart Programme The Sheppey Kickstart Programme is designed to help 16-24 year olds start their own businesses. With unemployment in this age range approaching 40% we felt strongly about creating a dedicated workspace for this group. If you fall into this group and you have a business idea or if you would like...

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Funding Your Business.

Funding Your Business.

There are many options when looking to fund your business startup, including the governments; New Enterprise Allowance for unemployed people who want to start their own business, crowdfunding via the likes of kickstarter.com (see featured image for some interesting stats on successes full projects on kickstarter.com), small business startup loans from the likes of Virgin Startup Loans, asset backed leased purchasing and equity investment from Angel investors. Existing...

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