APPLICATIONS FOR DIGITAL DOZEN 2017 HAVE NOW CLOSED.

Have you got an early stage or small digital, creative, or media-focused business that needs that extra support to get you to the next stage of your growth? Then why not to be one of Ashton Old Baths’ Digital Dozen for 2018?

Digital Dozen is an exciting, engaging, and impactful programme of support delivered over 6 months to the 12 most exciting businesses and individuals within the Tameside Borough. If you want expert advice, to be part of the dynamic creative and digital business community in Tameside, and to have a dedicated base within Ashton Old Baths, then get in touch today to find out more.

WE'RE SORTING OUT OUR 0'S & 1'S

 

More information regarding the programme will be provided shortly. If you would like to get in touch drop us an email.

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WE'RE SORTING OUT OUR 0'S & 1'S

 

More information regarding the programme will be provided shortly. If you would like to get in touch drop us an email.

GET IN TOUCH

Digital Dozen is an exciting and impactful 6-month support programme, exclusively available to the 12 most exciting businesses and individuals within the Tameside Borough.

The programme for 2018 has been postponed. Further information will be made available shortly.

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DIGITAL DOZEN
PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

Successful applicants are starting a programme of tailored business support, events and workshops from 10/10/18.

Want to get involved in Digital Dozen 2018? Join our mailing list today, we will keep you updated with the programme's activity and get in touch as we begin to develop Digital Dozen 2018.

Application Deadline 

Friday 24th November 2017

Shortlisting & Interviews

December 2017

Digital Dozen Unveiled & First Social Event

December 2017 

Digital Dozen Programme Begins

January 2018

Digital Dozen Programme Ends

Mid/Late June 2018

November
2017

Application
Deadline 

December
2017

Shortlisting &
Interviews

December
2017 

Digital Dozen Unveiled & First Social Event

January
2018

Digital Dozen Programme Begins

Mid/Late June
2018

Digital Dozen Programme Ends

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PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

Successful applicants are starting a programme of tailored business support,
events and workshops from 10/10/18.

Application
Deadline 

Shortlisting &
Interviews

Digital Dozen Unveiled & First Social Event

Digital Dozen Programme Begins

Digital Dozen Programme Ends

GET IN TOUCH

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

Successful applicants are starting a programme of tailored business support, events and workshops from 10/10/18.

Application
Deadline 

Shortlisting &
Interviews

Digital Dozen Unveiled
& First Social Event

Digital Dozen
Programme Begins

Digital Dozen
Programme Ends

GET IN TOUCH

Application Deadline 

Friday 24th November 2017

Shortlisting & Interviews

December 2017

Digital Dozen Unveiled & First Social Event

December 2017 

Digital Dozen Programme Begins

January 2018

Digital Dozen Programme Ends

Mid/Late June 2018

November
2017

Application
Deadline 

December
2017

Shortlisting &
Interviews

December
2017 

Digital Dozen Unveiled & First Social Event

January
2018

Digital Dozen Programme Begins

Mid/Late June
2018

Digital Dozen Programme Ends

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WHAT SUPPORT DO YOU GET?

A dedicated desk for up to 6 months in the co-working space in AOB per participant, including superfast wifi, joining up to 11 other growth-orientated entrepreneurs.

Access to business support from our Innovation Director with targeted and tailored business and innovation support against a set of agreed objectives.

Access to an expert business mentor who will provide their time and expertise on a voluntary basis.

Regular business support events for the AOB Digital Dozen delivered by expert speakers and guest entrepreneurs, plus invitations to other events held either at AOB or throughout AOB’s business community.

Membership of the AOB Digital Dozen social network group, bringing together likeminded individuals to share and collaborate in a range of social and interactive events.

Access to the wider digital and creative business community based in Ashton Old Baths.

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WHAT SUPPORT DO YOU RECEIVE?

A dedicated desk for up to 6 months in the coworking space in AOB, including superfast wifi, joining up to 11 other growth-orientated entrepreneurs.

Access to business support from our Innovation Director with tailored business and innovation support.

Access to an expert business mentor who will provide their time and expertise on a voluntary basis.

Regular business support events delivered by expert speakers and guest entrepreneurs, plus invitations to other events held either at AOB or throughout AOB’s business community.

Membership of the AOB Digital Dozen social network group, bringing together likeminded individuals for collaboration.

Access to the wider digital and creative business community based in Ashton Old Baths.

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YOU COULD RECIEVE...

  • A dedicated desk at AOB for up to 6 months
  • Access to business support from our Innovation Director
  • Access to an expert business mentor
  • Regular business support events
  • Membership of the AOB Digital Dozen social network group
  • Access to the wider digital and creative business community

CAN I APPLY TO BE PART OF THE DIGITAL DOZEN?

The application deadline for Digital Dozen 2017 has now passed, and will begin again for our 2018 programme later this year. If you are interested in applying please register your interest by getting in touch.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Tameside resident or business
  • Digital, creative or media sector focus
  • Must have a demonstrable product or service with a defined consumer
  • Ability to take on new ideas and have growth ambition
  • Willing to commit to the 6-month programme of support 
  • Willing to actively participate in the Digital Dozen cohort and commit to a minimum of 2 days per week to be physically based within AOB
  • Willing to commit to regular meetings with the Innovation Director/Mentor to participate in 1:1 business support and coaching activities
  • Act as an advocate for the AOB Digital Dozen in promotional activities

IDEAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Has already started trading but needs business support and advice to develop into a sustainable business
  • Wants to grow the business to employ full and/or part time staff from the Tameside area in line with business growth
  • Be willing to offer work placement opportunities for Tameside students and residents where appropriate (e.g. apprenticeships)
GET IN TOUCH

CAN I APPLY TO BE PART OF THE DIGITAL DOZEN?

The application deadline for Digital Dozen 2017 has now passed, and will begin again for our 2018 programme later this year. If you are interested in applying please register your interest by getting in touch.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Tameside resident or business
  • Digital, creative or media sector focus
  • Must have a demonstrable product or service with a defined consumer
  • Ability to take on new ideas and have growth ambition
  • Willing to commit to the 6-month programme of support 
  • Willing to actively participate in the Digital Dozen cohort and commit to a minimum of 2 days per week to be physically based within AOB
  • Willing to commit to regular meetings with the Innovation Director/Mentor to participate in 1:1 business support and coaching activities
  • Act as an advocate for the AOB Digital Dozen in promotional activities

IDEAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Has already started trading but needs business support and advice to develop into a sustainable business
  • Wants to grow the business to employ full and/or part time staff from the Tameside area in line with business growth
  • Be willing to offer work placement opportunities for Tameside students and residents where appropriate (e.g. apprenticeships)
GET IN TOUCH

CAN I APPLY TO BE PART OF THE DIGITAL DOZEN?

The application deadline for Digital Dozen 2017 has now passed, and will begin again for our 2018 programme later this year. If you are interested in applying please register your interest by getting in touch. We are looking for applications who meet the following requirements:

ESSENTIAL

  • Tameside resident or business
  • Digital, creative or media sector focus
  • Must have a demonstrable product or service with a defined consumer
  • Ability to take on new ideas and have growth ambition
  • Willing to commit to the 6-month programme of support
  • Willing to actively participate in the Digital Dozen cohort
  • Be physically based within AOB a minimum of 2 days per week
  • Willing to commit to regular 1:1 business support and coaching activities with the Innovation Director
  • Be an advocate for the AOB Digital Dozen in promotional activities

IDEAL

  • Has already started trading but needs business support and advice to develop into a sustainable business
  • Wants to grow the business to employ full and/or part time staff from the Tameside area in line with business growth
  • Be willing to offer work placement opportunities for Tameside students and residents where appropriate (e.g. apprenticeships)
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DIGITAL DOZEN NEWS

Seven aspiring digital businesses have won the chance to base and develop their ventures at Tameside's most innovative working space, Ashton Old Baths

They include a video producer, children’s portrait photographer, a designer of wedding stationery, a publisher of an online football magazine, social media consultant, music promoter, and a property services adviser.

They are the first beneficiaries of the enterprising Digital Dozen programme run by specialist business incubation experts Oxford Innovation in partnership with the property’s owners Tameside MBC.

Each individual will get a dedicated desk within co-working space on the ground floor of Ashton Old Baths, and a whole range of high-quality tailored support.

This includes one-on-one mentoring and access to an Innovation Director, providing diagnostics and support around business and entrepreneurship capabilities and needs.

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DIGITAL DOZEN NEWS

Seven aspiring digital businesses have won the chance to develop their ventures at Tameside's most innovative working space, Ashton Old Baths.

They are the first beneficiaries of our enterprising Digital Dozen programme, run by AOB in partnership with specialist business incubation experts Oxford Innovation and property’s owners Tameside MBC.

Each individual will get a dedicated desk within co-working space on the ground floor of Ashton Old Baths, and a range of high-quality tailored support, including one-on-one mentoring and access to an Innovation Director.

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JOIN A NETWORK THAT WORKS WITH YOU

Find out more about our 2018 Digital Dozen programme today.

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JOIN A NETWORK THAT WORKS WITH YOU

Contact our team to find out more about the next round of Digital Dozen.

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