Helping you launch and scale your new business
If you are close to launching a new business and have a business idea in mind, then DABS Pioneers is for you.
We can work with you to sense-check your idea, explore the market potential and customer experience to really refine your ambitious business blueprint. We will help you to get started on a firm foundation with a view to scaling-up and growing your business.
DABS Pioneers is part of the programme to help pre-start businesses succeed in County Durham.
To take participants through a peer-to-peer process of sharing their business proposition and refining it into a market-ready Durham ambitious business start-up by:
Communicating their business idea in a short concise pitch
Breaking the barriers to starting and scaling from the first sale to multiple sales and profit
Define and refine the value to customers
Visualising their value proposition
Examine and develop Customer journeys
Develop a 30, 60 and 90-day plan to secure first sales and launch of the business
Follow-on bespoke 1-to-1 support
Each participant will leave the workshop being able to or improve their ability to:
Communicate business proposition and value to customers
Designing customer experience
Communicate business marketing, operations and finance strategy
Planning a business start-up.
Joining the DABS pre-start programme
Am I eligible?
To join the DABS pre-start programme, you must:
- Be a resident of County Durham looking to launch a business in the County Durham region.
- Be committed to the challenge of setting up a new business.
- Have the drive, capability and desire to grow your business rapidly.
- Be willing to be challenged and explore opportunities to help you build the best business possible.
- Have a high level of business integrity.
Sound like you? Register your interest in the programme >
Ready to start your business?
Take the first step in turning your business idea into reality.