Our two coaching programmes, Breakthrough & Transform, are tailored to the specific needs of businesses at any stage of development, from new start-ups to well-established businesses. Our finance programme, Access to Finance, helps you to navigate your way through the many finance options available.

Breakthrough - For Start-Ups

Breakthrough for Start-Ups is for young companies (under 12 months old) or individuals with a good business idea who want to get started and could benefit from hands on assistance.

Oxford Innovation offers hands-on, experienced assistance for new and existing entrepreneurs located in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly.

A team of highly experienced business coaches available to support entrepreneurs and start up businesses that are under 12 months old, with ambition, seeking to achieve high growth and thus drive forward economic success in Cornwall. This programme gives each start up business access to a network of experienced business coaches who can enable entrepreneurs to tap into the expertise that will facilitate rapid growth.

We can help you with:

  • Developing and delivering your business plan
  • Developing your products and services
  • Identifying channels and markets
  • Securing finance
  • Building your team
  • Sourcing new technologies
  • Extending your geographical reach
  • Achieving your goals

We provide you with confidential support, delivered at no cost to you.

If you’re ambitious, with a good business idea, seeking to start a business in Cornwall then we want to hear from you.

To find out more and register your interest, go to: www.breakthroughcornwall.co.uk

Transform - for High Growth

Transform for High Growth also offers intensive coaching and assistance to qualifying businesses to support a realisation of growth potential.

A team of highly experienced coaches is available to support businesses with ambition, seeking to grow and thus drive forward economic success in Cornwall. This programme gives each business access to a coach who will enable them to tap into the expertise and knowledge networks that will facilitate rapid growth.

Are you:

  • A key decision maker?
  • Leading from the front?
  • Wanting to change gear?
  • Looking for a step change to grow your business?
  • Needing help with creative thinking?
  • Looking for a new perspective on your business?

If so, then we can help you with:

  • Refining your business model
  • Identifying new channels and markets
  • Developing new products and services
  • Sourcing new technologies
  • Raising finance
  • Developing your team
  • Extending your geographical reach
  • Achieving your goals

We provide you with confidential support, delivered at no cost to you.

If you are a company with ambition, seeking to grow and reap the long term benefits of expansion within Cornwall then we want to hear from you.

To find out more and register your interest, go to: www.transformcornwall.co.uk

 

Access to Finance Cornwall

Access to Finance provides support to eligible businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who wish to raise finance for their business.

Access to Finance is delivered through a series of finance themed workshops and one-to-one support with experienced Business Finance Specialists
who will validate a client’s plans and support them to access the
type of finance best suited to their needs.

Are you:

  • looking for finance for your business?
  • looking for tools to better plan and manage your business financing?
  • wishing to better understand the financing options which would be best for you?

This can be from a range of options including:

  • traditional debt
  • grants and asset finance
  • more complex sources including peer-to-peer, crowdfunding, angels and equity.

In addition, for eligible applicants, the programme has grants to assist
in related finance or legal expenses and, where appropriate, the
recruitment of non-executive directors.

If you are interested, please call us at 01872 300 386 or email as at: info@a2fcornwall.co.uk

New Jobs

2,300

External Finance Raised

£10m

Businesses Assisted

2,000

Economic Growth (GVA)

£50m

After seeing the tangible results of working with a business coach, Barry said he would recommend the Transform programme to other Cornish businesses, adding: “I found being able to discuss ideas with my coach incredibly useful. Tony challenged my thinking, gave me confidence and also helped me think about my approach to marketing.”

New Cornwall Business Designs £1m Success