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How to Start a Business in Mid-Wales

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.

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How to Start a Business in Mid-Wales

Starting a business in Mid-Wales

If you are thinking about starting a business in Mid-Wales or would like to grow your existing business, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Mid-Wales contains resources and the information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

We have been helping start-ups and existing business owners in Mid-Wales since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.

Starting a business in Mid-Wales

There is plenty of help locally but where can it be found? We would love to point you in the right direction.

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An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes all of the most important subjects covered in an easy to read way.

The idea of starting your own business can be incredibly exciting and who can blame you for being tempted?

However, the sad truth is that far too many new enterprises fail in the early stages. Our aim is to make sure that you don’t become one of them.

This guide explains the key start-up subjects in simple English.

There is also plenty of help available in the area and much of it is free - please do make the most of it.

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Starting a business in Mid-Wales

Key Contacts in Mid-Wales

'You don't know what you don't know' is a phrase that is so applicable to starting a new business.

Mid-Wales is a great place for start-ups but your chances of success are dramatically improved if you make the most of the support that is available locally. Click on logos to visit their websites.

Funding

Development Bank of Wales
The Development Bank of Wales helps businesses get the capital they need to start up, strengthen and grow. There’s funding available for businesses at every growth stage. If you’re eligible and ready for investment, you have lots of options. Finance ranges from £1,000 up to £5 million with both loans and equity available. And you can repay the money over periods of up to 10 years, giving you the time and space you need to reach your potential. Over the next five years, the Bank will invest over £400 million. It will also treble the availability of micro finance. When private sector investment and the funding available to homebuyers through Help To Buy – Wales is taken into account, the Bank is aiming to have a billion-pound impact on the Welsh economy. Welsh translation: Ychydig amdanom ni Mae Banc Datblygu Cymru yma i helpu busnesau i gael y cyfalaf sydd arnynt ei angen er mwyn gallu dechrau, cryfhau ac ehangu. Gyda chefnogaeth Llywodraeth Cymru, bydd y Banc Datblygu yn buddsoddi dros £400 miliwn mewn busnesau yng Nghymru yn ystod y pum mlynedd nesaf. Wrth ystyried buddsoddiadau yn y sector preifat a’r cyllid sydd ar gael i brynwyr tai drwy gynllun Cymorth i Brynu - Cymru, bydd y Banc Datblygu yn cael effaith gwerth biliwn o bunnoedd ar economi Cymru. Mae ein neges i fusnesau yng Nghymru yn syml: cysylltwch â ni. Rydym eisiau eich helpu i gael y buddsoddiad a’r cymorth sydd eu hangen arnoch i lwyddo. Pan fydd eich busnes yn ffynnu, bydd Cymru yn ffynnu. Ewch i bancdatblygu.cymru i ddarganfod mwy.
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Law

Robertson IP
Experts in Intellectual Property. Helping you protect your ideas with patents, trademarks or design rights for affordable, transparent fees. Patent searching Is your invention new? Put our proven worldwide patent search expertise to the test to find out! Patent drafting Writing a patent application requires legal and technical expertise, and we have both! Patent fixing Have you had a report from the Patent Office and don't know how to respond? We do! Register a trademark Do you have a brand or slogan you want to protect? We can help you keep your identity unique! Register a design Have you designed something beautiful? We can help you protect your creativity! Contact us for a free 30 minute consultation.
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Advice

Venture Wales
Venture Wales is the leading business support organisation in the country. We have an unmatched record in achieving success for SMEs and entrepreneurs alike, providing assistance and advice to over 1000 different companies every year. With access to one of the best support networks in Wales, and a variety of start up programmes and consultancy schemes aimed at improving performance, we specialise in helping businesses overcome challenges and to realise their full potential.
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Advice

Start-Up Wales
Start-Up Wales provides both useful and practical information on starting a new business in Wales. Start-up Wales is focused towards those people who are setting up a business for the first time and those with existing operations who are looking for fresh ideas on how to expand their services and reach an increased proportion of the Welsh marketplace.
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Advice

Welsh Government - Business and Economy
The Welsh Governments vision for economic renewal is of a Welsh economy built upon the strengths and skills of its people and natural environment; recognised at home and abroad as confident, creative and ambitious; a great place to live and work.
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Advice

Venture Wales
Venture Wales is the leading business support organisation in the country. We have an unmatched record in achieving success for SMEs and entrepreneurs alike, providing assistance and advice to over 1000 different companies every year. With access to one of the best support networks in Wales, and a variety of start up programmes and consultancy schemes aimed at improving performance, we specialise in helping businesses overcome challenges and to realise their full potential.
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Advice

Business in Focus
Business in Focuss mission is to help new business start ups and established businesses to succeed through providing an extensive range of expert and practical business support services that are either totally subsidised, part subsidised or paid for by the client. These services include business mentoring, financing business growth, business consultancy, business training and business accommodation.
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Advice

Denbighshire Enterprise Agency
STARTING A NEW BUSINESS? Then let the team at Denbighshire Enterprise Agency help you get started. We are able to provide FREE advice, support and training to give you the best chance of success. We provide impartial advice through the Welsh Development Agencys New Business Starts Programme.
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How to Start a Business

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