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The Ad:Venture Programme helps young businesses grow.

The programme provides fully funded business support to people planning to start a business or existing businesses in their first 3 years of trading within the Leeds City Region.

Offering a mix of practical advice, coaching, events, academic support, incubation workspace and finance brokerage, Ad:Venture supports businesses with growth ambitions and is generally aimed at businesses who supply to other businesses (B2B).

University of Bradford Young Business Pathway

This flexible and dynamic pathway unlocks the growth potential of young businesses. Begin your journey with a diagnostic session to highlight your own unique requirements, then choose from a flexible menu of one to one and group-based sessions, covering topics essential for business and personal growth. The Young Business Pathway offers the knowhow and moral support for you to grow your business.

Short, regular sessions

  • Access to specialist coaching
  • Delivered by a hand-picked team of business growth specialists
  • Backed by university expertise
  • Accessible location with free on-site parking

For more information about how The Young Business Pathway could help your business to grow, contact Suzanne Emmett on 01274 235676 or email

To find out more about the regional programme, visit the Ad:Venture website.