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The Flourish Programme 2013/14

What is Flourish?

Flourish was a programme that helped founders of creative micro-businesses build for the future.

What did Flourish offer?

  • Four meetings with an established creative mentor
  • An opportunity to expand your networks
  • The space to create a new business model
  • Time out to think about your customers and business and plan growth
  • Specialist business advice
  • A series of action-based workshops focused on customers, processes, thinking and collaborative skills
  • An introduction to the services of Smart Exporter

Who were the Flourish mentors?

Our mentors came from all corners of the creative industries including publishing, filmmaking software, product design and textiles and know what it is like to run a business in the creative industries. You can read more about them on our Mentor page.

How do I apply?

Two years of Flourish are now complete.

We are now offering Flourish Mentoring. This allows participants the opportunity to have four meetings with an established creative mentor over the course of six months. 

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