The Start-Up Hub opened in January 2017 with an aim to assist student and graduate businesses and is supported by the University of Essex and Santander Universities.
The Hub is jointly coordinated by our employability and business teams to help students with 360 support throughout their entrepreneurship journey. Students learn the skills needed to be successful in business and come to us for help in running it.
We can help your business if you are:
You'll have access to a network of professionals and advisors experienced in exactly the issues that early-stage technology company’s face, helping your company to grow through innovation.
You have access to an ever-growing community of SME at your doorstep. Depending on how much support you need, our experienced team can help you model and run your business, our Start-Up Manager also offers
“There’s a pathway of support that starts with attending enterprise activities, developing your business idea, formulating your plan and getting ready to launch your venture.”
If you are looking to take your business to the next stage, but not quite sure how to develop your business model or strategy, we can help you: