Why are we doing this?
The UK has some of the world's best and brightest creative talent. However, many founders of creative businesses may not establish their firm with the goal of growing it to scale. There is often a need for access to trusted, credible sources of advice and expertise to help drive these businesses through successive stages of growth.
What are we doing?
Our Creative Business Mentor Network provides access to a large number of commercially-successful, experienced business mentors who can help take ambitious businesses with growth potential to the next level. The Network, now in its fourth year, has helped many creative companies build business success in a short time.
Mentors already signed up for our next programme include Charles Wace, non-executive chairman of Twofour and non-executive director of Boom Pictures; Tony Orsten, CEO Imaginarium Studios; and Tim Bonnet, Chairman of Creston Communications.
Want to get a mentor - what's next?
Our next cohort starts in April 2014 but we can match companies with mentors through the year. We welcome ambitious creative companies with an appetite for growth to apply online to get a mentor.
Who we're looking for
Our programme best supports emergent or established creative companies with ambitions for growth who ideally meet the following criteria:
- registered company in the UK
- minimum of three years trading with year on year growth
- working within one or more of these sectors - advertising, film, TV, digital media
- a minimum turnover of £1m.
Companies that have participated in previous programmes have seen a transformational impact on their business.
Got a question?
If you have an enquiry about the programme please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in getting a mentor?
Established business with an appetite for growth?
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