Our Peer to Peer (P2P) communities provide a chance for like-minded entrepreneurs and business people to come together, share knowledge and support one another in an informal setting. We actively facilitate introductions and connections, enabling clients to discover new business opportunities, potential collaborators and suppliers, or get experienced advice guidance.
We have active P2P communities and activities within all of our projects, and in both of our e-learning platforms, Outset Online – for start-ups and new companies and GrowSmart – for established businesses. We also have P2P mentor communities, some dedicated to addressing the general gap in business, such as our Accelerating Women’s Enterprise and Enterprising Women brands, and for the British Business Bank Mentorsme programme.
We have created many mentor communities from scratch, using compelling and effective mentor recruitment campaigns utilising our core expertise in business engagement. Some have been at C-Suite level and sector based, such as the industry bioscience mentors engaged in Yorkshire to help the commercialisation of academic Intellectual Property. Some have come from all walks of lie, from sole traders up to corporate professionals, to give back in a geographic area, such as Norfolk Mentors. And some are for specific parts of the business community, like our New Enterprise Allowance mentors.
GrowSmart is unique in that it is completely tailored to our strengths and weaknesses. It gets to the heart of what you really need to learn and then takes you right to the resources and articles that will help you do just that.
Joint Owner, Radfield Home Care