Kickstart your business with the Bayspace Platform Founder Programme

Jun 13, 2024

Are you ready to turn your business idea into a thriving venture?

The Bayspace Platform Founder Programme, in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs, is looking for 10 ambitious people to start their new business journey.

We will support you from initial concept to successful small business with 12 months of free workspace, resources, mentors and support to help you succeed.

Why Join the Bayspace Platform Founder Programme?

Comprehensive 12-Month Free Support Package:

  • Free Workspace: Enjoy a modern, fully equipped workspace in an award-winning Georgian building in the heart of St Ives.
  • Free Membership Benefits: Access to Bayspace’s exclusive member benefits.
  • Free Programme of Skills Training: Participate in comprehensive training sessions designed to enhance your start up journey.
  • Free Workshops and Events: Attend a variety of training workshops, networking and wellbeing events to connect with like-minded people and industry experts.
  • Free Mentoring: Receive one-on-one mentoring from seasoned professionals to guide your business growth.

State-of-the-Art Business Facilities:

  • Flexible Working Spaces: Roaming and resident spaces tailored to your working style.
  • Breakout Areas: Indoor and outdoor areas for brainstorming and relaxation.
  • Meeting Rooms & Conference Space: Host clients, investors and team meetings in fully equipped rooms
  • Amenities: Bike and surfboard storage, high-speed Wi-Fi, hosted reception, café, private phone booths, on-site catering, mail and print services.

We are looking for people who:

  • Have a working prototype or business idea.
  • Have found market demand for their business.
  • Use digital technology for development or growth
  • Aim to expand locally and beyond.
  • Can commit to a 12-month programme.
  • Support sustainable business practices and positive environmental or social impact.
  • Can work towards offering year-round employment.
  • Have revenue under £50,000 per annum.
  • Haven’t received over £50,000 in funding or private investment.
  • Are open to mentoring, networking and learning.
  • Live in Cornwall.

Ready to start your new business journey?

Our programme kicks off in July 2024. If you are living and working in Cornwall and have a viable business idea, this is your opportunity to grow it into a successful business.

After the 12-Month Programme: Participants will be eligible for discounted membership at Bayspace, with access to all our facilities and vibrant business community.

Apply now for the Bayspace Platform Founder Programme.

Places are available on a first come first served basis, so be quick.

Apply now.

If the Founder Programme isn’t right for you, you might be interested in being one of our Mentors. Find out more here.