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Resources for startup and scaleups

We love to grow businesses. That’s why we publish company signposts, high-value reports and other business resources to help propel your businesses forward.


Welcome to the Tough Cookies podcasts where we interview individuals who build, scale and support startups in the South West.

Smart Cookies Breakfast Club recordings

Between homeschooling, Zoom meetings and Slack pings, it's hard to find the time to learn something new these days. Enter Smart Cookies Breakfast Club: Bitesize chunks of top quality content to help you take your business to the next level, all before 9am!

South West Covid-19 community resources

Entrepreneurialism, positivity, community. This is what the South West prides itself on and what we will be shining a light on in this Covid response list.

Free Report: How to take your idea to MVP

Wondering how to develop your idea? Discover the process of how entrepreneurs can develop their new business idea into an MVP in this free report.

Equity fundraising: A crash course

Thinking of raising money for your business? Brush up your equity fundraising knowledge with this free report from CookiesHQ and GS Verde Group.

Support and funding resources for Tech for Good Companies

Are you building a company that uses tech to address social, economic and environmental challenges? We have compiled a resource that lists sources of funding and support for Tech for Good companies.

South West Startup Guide

Discover links to various sources in the South West. From co-working spaces and legal support to accounting and networking events.
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