9/10/2020 8:52:14 AM News

Free business growth acceleration programme open for applications

Hie Pathfinder Digitalisation Social

With the world changing around us, is it time to reboot your business? Pathfinder is recharged and ready to support businesses across the Highlands and Islands to revitalise their thinking and thrive in a more digital environment.  HIE is currently recruiting for the next programme which will start in late October 2020.

In order to be eligible for the programme your business must be located in the Highlands and Islands. You should be looking to develop a product, service or business model that relates to digital, data or artificial intelligence. 

The programme is led by experienced coaches and is fully-funded for businesses. It can help you accelerate your business through a mix of online workshops, masterclasses, one to one support, along with peer and self-directed learning.  Click here to find out more

Andrea McColl, senior development manager at HIE, said : “Now more than ever companies need to adapt the way they operate to engage with their customers. Pathfinder is one of the many HIE company support programmes designed to help innovate companies achieve their growth ambitions. With a focus on digital, data and AI for this programme, we hope to receive applications from a wide range of sectors across the region.

“Commercial success of any new idea depends on a strong business model and being able to reach the right market. The Pathfinder programme not only guides companies and start-ups through this process but assists with funding, networking and expert insight.”

Register here for the taster session on 24 September from 11am – 12pm.

 Application deadline is 05 October 2020 at 5pm.