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Starter for 6 Celebration Event

Starter for 6

Starter for 6 is a business training and investment programme for creative industry start-ups and is currently open for applications.

To apply for a place on the programme you must have an innovative idea, product or service. Since 2009, we have helped a hip hop dance video-sharing platform, a Scottish ski manufacturer, an agency that designs and produces unique food and drink experiences and many other participants across the creative industries.

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Festive Opening Hours

The doors will close at the CEO office on Tuesday 23 December and will re-open on Monday 5 January.


Why you should apply for Starter for 6. By the Starter for 6 Participants.


Previous Starter for 6 participants talk about their programme experiences in our latest film.


CEO Advent Calendar

Countdown to the festive season with daily creative business advice and tips from the CEO advent calendar.


Our Dance Industry Associate, Susan Hay, talks about finding freebies in the world of dance - Day 20 of #CEOAdvent


@CEOScotland: Thanks @ClochSolicitors for the festive treats, @andy_weaves is happy with that!


RT @appliedartsscot: Sell digital services via @folksy? See their latest blog post on #VATMOSS

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