The Bath area is home to two excellent Universities, which are developing world-class research projects on a vast array of subjects. Both Universities are keen to develop stronger links with the business community, in order to to develop commercially-appropriate solutions, and to give students the opportunity to learn directly from businesses.
Since 2013, our free business support service has advised over 700 SME businesses and helped over 90 businesses to start. Led by experienced SME advisors Cool Ventures and a range of local specialist advisors, it is a fantastic resource for the business community.
The below list gives an overview of other online resources available to support business growth.
If you're a potential entrepreneur or existing business owner based in Bath and North East Somerset, and are unsure where to start, you can take advantage of our free business support and advice service.
This page lists some sources of alternative finance (financial channels that have emerged outside of the traditional finance system).
An experienced business advisor can help you identify the best funding and finance routes for your business and help you make applications to banks and other organisations / funds. If you run a business in Bath and North East Somerset you can take advantage of our free business advice service.
The Bath & North East Somerset area is home to an astonishing range of organisations and networks that help to spark new collaborations, find new buyers and suppliers, and keep you up to date on the latest news affecting local businesses.