InCube Renfrewshire – business incubator in Paisley
Our new business incubator for creative retail businesses is here.
InCube is Invest in Renfrewshire’s new business programme to launch and grow creative retail businesses. All our InCube businesses won their places against stiff competition and they’re all making the most of their year in the InCube where they get a broad mix of support, training and advice from industry experts. The incubator gives young businesses a worry-free environment in which they can concentrate on developing their products, services and markets.
Up to 20 businesses will win an InCube place every year. They’ll get a package of support that’s worth more than £11,000 and includes funding and support:
- Start-up office space in bright, newly refurbished & fully equipped premises in Paisley town centre, with free IT and WiFi
- Access to funding
- E-commerce, branding, website & social media support from specialist advisors
- Access to a range of workshops on the “how to” aspects of making your business successful eg marketing, book-keeping, sales, customer service, business growth planning
- Access to free retail space in InCube shop to showcase/sell your own products
- Business advisory support
- Business mentoring within a creative, supportive environment.
- Access to high profile networking events
- Workshops and tuition from industry experts on “how to” essentials such as marketing, book-keeping, sales, customer service and business growth planning
We are a community of creative entrepreneurs working from our base at 27 High Street, Paisley.
Our new shop and retail skills academy is located at 9b Gilmour Street, Paisley. Here you will find goods and products from our InCube businesses and Renfrewshire based guest traders. We look forward to seeing you there!
From InCube Twitter:
- Wishing the very best of luck to all the talented finalists at the @RenfrewshireCoC Rocco Awards tonight ! #RoccoAwards #2018rocco @GEWUK
- Got that #FridayFeeling ? A final chance to take part in one of our @GEWUK workshops. E-Mail Marketing is on today… https://t.co/CRea3TWatQ
- Great to see our InCube business @DesignFlipFlop now supplying her personalised wedding flipflops to the gorgeous… https://t.co/36gCSufoiL
- Huge congratulations to our InCube graduate Juju Books on coming second last night with her first ever entry to the… https://t.co/IqDFf60GLd
- Got a #tourism related business? Want to boost your online presence & attract clients & sales? Book now for our fre… https://t.co/CW9urrzfJF
- Starting a business & want to know about #Marketing ? Our free @BGRenfrewshire workshop kicks off here at… https://t.co/e3fJu1CeTG
- Looking forward to some Creative Chat this morning - and we have hot chocolate & biccies to combat the dreich weath… https://t.co/X4cjBxd02N
- #NationalRecyclingWeek - sustainability & recycling is a big priority for many designers https://t.co/5B6w4vAcuW
- Fancy some friendly creative chat ? Pop into InCube tomorrow between 9.30 and 11am tomorrow (Wednesday) for a cuppa… https://t.co/QT8euaWEt8
Supporting is in our DNA
InCube was created to help refresh Paisley’s town centre, develop creative businesses in Renfrewshire and stimulate the local economy.
We work together with businesses and our partner organisations to collaborate in a unique and innovative way.
What we’re about
Our vision is to develop businesses as well as contribute to Renfrewshire Council’s strategy.
We have a creative approach to issues. Everything can be solved in many different ways – we look for out-of-the-box solutions.
We use the latest technologies to help businesses develop and grow.
Businesses supported by InCube:
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