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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Become a Business Partner or Mentor.

Become a Business Partner or Mentor.

Do you provide services to support startup or growing micro-businesses or do you have skills in business that you want pass onto budding entrepreneurs through our mentorship programme? Every startup or growing micro-business needs a good network of professional services to call upon. Innov8 On Sheppey is building a strong network of businesses and business professionals to offer support services to startups and local businesses on the Island. We are great advocates of...

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Sheppey’s First Ever Business Startup Centre

Sheppey’s First Ever Business Startup Centre

We are so thrilled to announce the recent opening of our very first Business Startup Centre here on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. In the first couple of months we have had over 20 people through the doors and already have helped 5 of these get their business from concept to reality. These will be the first of many. The workspace we have created will hopefully inspire local people to think outside the box and come up with sustainable business concepts that will create much...

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New Creative Coding School

New Creative Coding School

We are pleased to be able to offer free courses to 16-28 year olds who wish to learn how to program games and entertaining apps for mobile iOS devices. No prior coding experience is required; as the course is designed to introduce beginners to the concept of designing and creating entertaining Apps. Successful students will finish the course having successfully created their very own fully-fledged title. What’s more they will leave the course with a recognised...

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New Co-Working Space

New Co-Working Space

Co-working spaces are popping up all over the world, including here on Sheppey at the Innov8 On Sheppey centre. They are ideal for freelancers, consultants and home office workers who would benefit from working alongside like-minded individuals, where the focus is on growing the worth of the community through collaboration and shared opportunities. When people with complimenting skill sets, existing client lists and contacts, a drive to succeed and a willingness to share...

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