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Starter for 6

Starter for 6 was a business development programme, devised specifically for the creative industries sector, supported by the Scottish Government and run by Cultural Enterprise Office. Between 2010 and 2015 it supported 232 start-ups and directly invested £850,000 in creative businesses helping them to get their ideas and products to market.

Businesses supported through Starter for 6 have included a hip hop dance video-sharing platform, a Scottish ski manufacturer, an independent publishing house, a forward-thinking fashion brand, and a Dundee-based games studio.

The Starter for 6 programme is resting in 2016 so there will be no application process.

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We're recruiting...

We have not one but two vacancies - could one of them be for you?


We're evaluating Starter for 6...

To assess its impact, Social Value Lab have conducted an external evaluation of Starter for 6.


Lights, camera, action...

Cassandra Belanger and Kirsty Stevens tell us about their time on the Starter for 6 programme.


Deadline looming: Apply to be our Chief Executive by noon tomorrow #artsjobs


Great feature on our Visual Art Industry Associate @PhillipsCiara who was commissioned to make a dazzle ship design

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