PNE Pioneers

PNE Pioneers provides funded business support to ambitious 18 to 30 year-olds in the North East who have recently started a business making a social or environmental impact.

Are you a PNE Pioneer?

PNE are seeking ambitious young entrepreneurs to take part in our new, funded programme powering North East start-ups championing social and environmental change. If you've recently launched a business and are passionate about making our world a better place, PNE Pioneers wants to help you fast-track your business development ambitions.

What you'll get...

  • Monthly appointments with a dedicated business advisor
  • A dedicated networking event: Get Growing Your Network
  • The opportunity to apply for a small grant (up to £500)
  • Access to business masterclasses
  • Access to business resources
  • Signposting to further support and development opportunities

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be aged between 18 to 30 on the date they join the programme
  • Live in the North East of England

Businesses must:

  • Be registered
  • Have been trading for less than 36 months
  • Contribute to one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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