Turn your brilliant idea into a successful business
Got a great idea but need help to make it real? Navigating the first steps of setting up your own business on your own can be a challenge.
Through our four pioneering new interactive modules – DABS Labs, DABS Pioneers, DABS Teams and DABS Sprint – together we will work to set up the best possible blueprint for your business opportunity.
Whether those challenges are about start-up finance, your first customers or market strategy, the DABS programme has been designed to give ambitious individuals like you the support and guidance they need to start and grow their business.
Don’t take this journey alone. Register for DABS >
How DABS helps pre-start businesses
DABS Pre-Start Support
Got an exciting early stage business idea?
Need help developing it for maximum success?
DABS Labs is for you!
Got your business plans set up?
Almost ready to launch your enterprise into the higher echelons?
DABS Pioneers will fuel you with extra expertise!
What are your strengths that will make your enterprise fly higher than others?
Want to make your enterprise stronger together?
DABS Teams will challenge you.
Are you are serious about starting up an ambitious business?
DABS Sprint will help you launch and scale your new business in just 28 days.
Joining the DABS pre-start programme
Am I eligible?
To join the DABS pre-start programme, you must:
- Be a resident of County Durham looking to launch a business in the County Durham region.
- Be committed to the challenge of setting up a new business.
- Have the drive, capability and desire to grow your business rapidly.
- Be willing to be challenged and explore opportunities to help you build the best business possible.
- Have a high level of business integrity.
Sound like you? Register your interest in the programme >
Ready to start your business?
Take the first step in turning your business idea into reality.