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Business Start Up

Don't go it alone - we can support you


We know first-hand how challenging starting up a business can be. Feeling on your own, uncertain of what to do first, with no plan in place it can feel overwhelming.

We also know how rewarding it can be when you get it right from the outset, which is why we offer a range of free fully funded* business support to help get your new venture up and running.

Here at Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Of Commerce as part of the Start-Up Programme we offer a blend of FREE workshops and 1:1 business coaching and mentoring to accelerate your business growth. 

Whatever type of business you hope to establish there are certain critical elements that our Start-Up Programme can help you with:

What’s included in the business support?
  • 1:1 Business Coaching - We have a team of skilled and experienced business coaches to guide you on growing your business.
  • Core Workshops - Covering, business planning, financial planning, and marketing so you have business fundamentals in place.
  • Masterclasses - Covering, social media, branding, networking and way more. Designed to help you to learn new skills, tips and tricks so you can take action.

Discover more about our wide range of workshops: Click here to view upcoming workshops on our Start Up EventBrite booking page. 

Don't go it alone - get in touch today

Our experienced team will guide you step by step on all aspects of business growth. So If you need a sounding board for your ideas; have practical or technical questions, need to up-skill your knowledge, or maybe you want more people to know about your business.

We’re here to help you to maximise your potential and increase your chances of success.

Take advantage of the FREE fully funded* 12 hours of business support. If you are in Coventry or Warwickshire you may be eligible.

  • Do I need to have registered as a business?
    No, we can support you with our Start-Up Programme before you have registered as a business, and we can provide guidance on how to register your business.
  • I have already registered as a business, can I get support?
    Yes, we can support you with our Start-Up Programme if you are a limited company or registered as a sole trader. You need to have been trading for under 12 months in Coventry or less than 24 months in Warwickshire.
  • Will, it cost me anything to be on the Start-Up Programme?
    No, our support is free and fully funded* so do take advantage of accredited mentors and specialist support.
What are my next steps?

Please click here to complete ourexpression of interest form.

See who we have helped already!

Watch the short videos below to discover some of the businesses we have supported recently

Coventry Start-Up Business Showcase**

Warwickshire Start-Up Business Showcase** 

*This activity forms part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Support Programme, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This start up support service is also part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, forming part of the CW Business: Start, Grow and Scale Programme. It is also funded by Warwickshire County Council and the 5 Warwickshire District & Borough councils.

** VideoMusic 'Want To Get' by Motif courtesy of I'm Not A Machine


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Phone 024 7665 4321
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Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce

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Cheetah Road

Coventry, CV1 2TL


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