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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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Cultural and creative businesses benefit from specialist support

We are working with Arts & Business Scotland, Creative Carbon Scotland, Culture Republic and the Federation of Scottish Theatre to help you be more connected, effective and collaborative in delivering your work.


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