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Creative Industries - Funding, 16 June 2011

The Cultural Enterprise Office Fast Track 2011 is open for applications.

Introduced last year, Fast Track offers creative entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas support to develop an investment-ready business plan over a 5 week period and the opportunity to pitch for up to £10,000.

Fast Track is suited to entrepreneurs working within the creative industries that have an innovative product, idea or service or those who have recently set up an innovative business and are able to turn their business around through the 5 week training programme.

To see what past participants have said about their experience, watch the Starter for 6 case studies.

To learn more about what Fast Track offers and the criteria for applications visit the Starter for 6 pages of the Cultural Enterprise Office website.

Fast Track will close at 24:00, Friday 29 July 2011.

Did you know?

- £1 million from the Creative Scotland Innovation Fund has been committed to Starter for 6 to support the Creative Industries in Scotland.

- The Cultural Enterprise Office is Scotland's specialist business support and development service for creative and cultural businesses and individuals.

- Macdonald Henderson's award winning corporate technology lawyer, Philip Hannay, was appointed the Cultural Enterprise Office Legal and Investment Advisor earlier this year, fielding all legal enquiries flowing into the CEO.

- Macdonald Henderson offers made-to-measure commercial advice for all sectors regarding the development, commercialization, acquisition or exploitation of your business idea and how to ensure your business is investor ready.

For more information please contact either David Beveridge or Philip Hannay.

Last updated: 4.28pm, Tuesday 1st May 2012

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