Scaleup and grow: North East LEP seeks entrepreneurs for mentoring programme
Entrepreneurs looking to grow and scale their business are being sought for the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP’s) Growth through Mentoring programme.
Mentoring success for North East company Blue Kangaroo
Since Blue Kangaroo was founded 10 years ago, the creative agency has secured contracts with clients including Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm, resulting in a period of rapid growth for the business.
First business mentor appointed to new Growth through Mentoring programme
The North East LEP’s new Growth through Mentoring programme has recruited its first high growth mentor.
Andrew Silver, a prominent North East business leader, will be paired with a business leader from a North East company who has ambitions to scale up their organisation.
Both sides of the story: the mentor-mentee partnership
One of the first business owners to be matched with a mentor through the North East LEP’s Growth through Mentoring programme is Lucy Batley, Co-Founder and Creative Director of full service creative agency JUMP. Lucy was partnered with mentor Alan English who has extensive experience of working with scale-up businesses internationally.
We caught up with Lucy and Alan to find out what the experience was like for each of them. Read more here: http://www.nelep.co.uk/sides-story-mentor-mentee-partnership/
North East LEP appoints Mentoring Co-ordinator to help drive business growth
We have appointed Helen Lee to the new position of Mentoring Co-ordinator, to help lead a new mentoring programme for businesses with high growth potential.
The ‘Growth through Mentoring’ programme is being launched as part of the North East LEP’s drive to support companies to scale, helping to create more and better jobs and drive economic growth in the region.