Pre-start checklist

There’s a lot to think about before you take steps to start your business. Find out what other people have done, get help to develop a plan of action, research your market and find tools to refine your idea.

How other local entrepreneurs got started

  • Cavanagh Free Range Eggs

    John and Eileen Hall diversified their farm to create and grow a business
  • The Present Tree

    Catherine Cunningham used her skills and passion for design to start a business
  • Ruach Music

    Stephen Henderson combined his love of music and woodwork to start a successful business

Tools and resources to get you started

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Mid and East Antrim Innovation Partnership - Workshop 1 - Innovation Discovery

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, ECOS Visitor & Conference Centre, Ballymena,

The fundamentals of innovation for digital transformation

Digital Surge Programme,