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Case Studies

Jolly Back Chair

 

After receiving support from her D2N2 Growth Hub Business Adviser, funding from the Digital Growth Programme and seeking guidance from the Department for International Trade, Lorna Taylor has successfully exported her low, mobile seating product into the USA.

 

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The Split Screen Coffee Company

 

Through one to one support with her Growth Hub Business Adviser, Jen gained a much greater understanding and clarity of her company strategy. She also attended a number of Growth Hub workshops, picking up good tips for digital marketing and financial management.

 

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Embrace U Consultancy

Embrace U Consultancy received business advice and support from the Growth Hub, enabling the company to successfully apply for a grant to purchase all the equipment, software and development work for their growing business.

 

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CAD for Fashion

After receiving support from the D2N2 Growth Hub, the BIG HOUSE project, the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme and a loan from First Enterprise, the company is now regularly delivering courses to students, graduates and experienced professionals within the fashion industry.

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Valleys of Chesterfield

 

A supplier of niche building materials, including reclamation and the supply of claddings, the company was seeking to consolidate the growth it had made and explore ways to harness the new foundations that they wished to lay down.

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Three Bears Cookery Club

 


Mum of three, Ruth Chubb started the Three Bear Cookery Club in July 2016, a business that has risen after several years in the making.

The company offers fun cookery sessions for children ages 2-13.

 

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