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Award-winning business creation and growth

YTKO Group is a successful, private sector business based in Cambridge. Working across the UK and abroad, we bring over 30 years’ private and public sector expertise in supporting new entrepreneurs, established businesses and corporates.


Enterprise creation and business growth is a journey and we have the experience to support businesses at every stage. Through our range of services, spanning start-upgrowthwomen and finance, we provide proactive and responsive support for start-ups, SMEs and larger companies seeking expansion.

Our mission is to support the creation and enable the growth of more than 6,000 companies, who together will contribute more than £1 billion per annum to the British economy by 2020. Over half this work is being delivered on a not-for-profit basis. Indeed, our Outset service alone has already taken us two-thirds of the way towards this milestone.


Our work with some of the world’s most innovative, dynamic and successful private sector businesses informs and under-pins our award-winning public sector activities. Recognised in the UK and Europe by start-ups and global corporations alike, we’ve made it our business to make a difference to UK businesses.


How can we make a difference for you today?

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Expansion of GetSet for Growth service set to unlock growth potential of ambitious SMEs

October 1, 2015

GetSet for Growth has just launched five new services across the West Midlands, West of England, South West, Solent and East of England, supported by the Regional Growth Fund.
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GetSet for Growth celebrates successful ERDF pilot programme

July 28, 2015

28 July, 2015 YTKO Group’s GetSet for Growth service has completed delivery of its pilot programme in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, exceeding all targets in and has been declared an overwhelming success. GetSet for Growth’s approach is informed by YTKO Group’s 30 years of private …
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Setting the benchmark: £3.36 value for every £1 invested in Outset

April 13, 2015

Outset delivers a return of £3.36 of social, economic and financial value for every £1 invested.
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GetSet for Growth secures £1.8m in finance for businesses in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly

GetSet for Growth secures £1.8m in finance for businesses in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly. This impressive milestone is the total target as originally set by the ERDF and has been achieved six months ahead of schedule.
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Creating a virtuous circle of start-up support in our local communities

YTKO’s award-winning business start-up support service, Outset has just launched a new Ambassador programme, with past clients “giving back” by mentoring future business owners.
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