The Creative Business Mentor Network was set up to nurture creative companies with an appetite for growth.
The Network gives creative companies the rare opportunity of one-to-one mentoring with some of the most successful business people in the creative sector.
The Mentors are passionate about the sector and volunteer their time as a way of giving something back. They share practical advice on overcoming the challenges of running and growing a creative business and have helped a variety of creative companies build business success.
The Network is now in its third year and we have found business mentoring can benefit creative companies in a number of ways:
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|Tim Bevan, Working Title Films
||Tim Bonnet, Creston|
|Alex Connock, Shine UK
||Andy de Groose|
|Sarah du Heaume, Just Media
||Sara Geater, Fremantle Media UK|
|Alex Graham, Wall to Wall
||Gerard Grech, Nokia|
|Jon Hare, Sensible Software
||Mike Hayes, Sega Europe|
|Miles Jacobson, Sports Interactive
||Mike Kelly, Northern Alliance Limited|
|Howard Kiedaisch, Arts Alliance
||Debbie Manners, KEO Films|
||Patrick McKenna, Ingenious Media|
|Neil Morris, Endure
||Andy Payne, Appynation|
|Louise Pedersen, All3Media International
||Paul Sandler, Objective Productions|
|Steve Taylor, The Neighbourhood
||Jane Turton, All3Media|
|John Varney, Maximum Clarity
||Charles Wace, Two Four|
|Rob Woodward, STV||Heather Wright, Aardman|
Read the guest blogs from some of the programme mentors offering advice succeeding in the creative industries:
Find out what the second year's mentees wanted to get out of the programme
Meet the mentees
Find out more about the companies that received mentoring as part of the second year of the programme.
This is the final report presenting evaluation findings from the first year of CBMN.
Download the report
A literature review as part of an evaluation of two NESTA mentoring programmes: CBMN and Raise the Game.
Download the report
A quick reference guide for mentees and mentors
Download the guide