Go Succeed Grow | NI Business Support

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What is Go Succeed Grow?

Go Succeed is the new go-to source for expert business led by Northern Ireland’s eleven local councils. It provides tailored advice and guidance for business owners to help shorten the journey to business growth.

Who is Go Succeed Grow for?

Go Succeed Grow is for established business owners who require assistance and guidance on the best ways to expand and innovate. If you’re looking to employ someone, develop a brand new product, or are looking to adopt new technology that could improve your business’ productivity, Go Succeed Grow is for you.

This part of the service focuses on providing you with a wide range of tools and the plans you need to take your business to the next stage.

How can Go Succeed Grow help me?

Go Succeed Grow’s dedicated business mentors will work with you to create a tailored service that best suits your business needs, whatever stage it’s at. The mentor assigned to you will have a deep understanding of your business sector and area and you will have the opportunity to seek their advice and learn from them throughout your journey. A host of learning materials will be made available and you will be invited to attend business masterclasses and events. Go Succeed Grow can also help with applications for funding support if it is needed to help your business progress.

Benefits of Go Succeed Grow

On Grow you will have access to:

One to one advice and guidance of up to 15 hours* from an extensive range of experts across a wide range of sectors
Masterclasses & events
Grant funding (Early stage trading businesses that demonstrate potential to become employer enterprises)
Peer to peer support

How to Grow your business with Go Succeed Grow

Go Succeed Grow’s dedicated business expert(s) will work with you to create a tailored service that best suits your business needs. Rest assured, the expert(s) assigned to you will have a deep understanding of your business sector and area and you will have the opportunity to seek their advice and learn from them throughout your journey. A host of learning materials will be made available and you will be invited to attend business webinars and events. Go Succeed Grow can also help with applications for funding support if it is needed to help your business progress.

Step 1

Register with Go Succeed and within three working days a member of the team will be in touch.

Step 2

Sign up for events, workshops and masterclasses through our events page. Your mentor will also support you to identify events and peer support networks that meet your needs.

Step 3

Your mentor will create a bespoke plan based on your requirements to help make your idea a reality or take your start up to the next level. Your needs will be tailored based on what stage you are at.

FAQs  

We can support your business if it is legally registered in Northern Ireland. This includes online businesses that sell products abroad. Please talk to us about your circumstances if you are unsure.

This service is free of charge with funding provided from UK Shared Prosperity Fund. We can support businesses with grant funding however we do request a 30% match fund from the business. Your mentor will be able to advise you on this.

This service is focused on existing businesses who have the potential to grow their business further and innovate. We can support you with mentoring, masterclasses, access to grant funding and peer support networks.

The Go Succeed Grant is for businesses currently accessing support via the Go Succeed service and who have identified a barrier to growth. You must have completed 50% of the mentoring with your mentor before applying and be actively trading. The grant supports businesses who are or who have the potential to become an employer business or social economy enterprise with a minimum of one full time employee and less than 50 full time employees.