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More than 780 start-ups and counting.

Welcome to Getting Down to Business, facilitated by Enterprising Partnerships.


We are on a mission to support founders of the future. All types of people who have a quest to make their business dreams a reality.


We have the tools and expertise as well as investor and other connections to move your ideas forward. Even in a pandemic!


We are passionate about business ownership shaping the future of individuals and our communities creating economic development and innovation.


And there has been no better time to start.





Here is an outline of some of our most popular offerings. Get in touch to find out more and register your interest.

Big Ideas Day

A Big Ideas Day is the perfect introduction to business ownership. It’s a day that will kick-start the entrepreneurial and problem solving skills of your community.


Working through a process that evaluates business viability as well as opportunities for success, our Big Ideas Day invites all types of people and all types of ideas, helping participants identify potential for further financial or time investment in their business idea.

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Business Builder Workshop

A two-day workshop that lets participants focus on developing  their idea or growing their existing business.

Facilitating a process of customer validation, value proposition, costs and revenue, channels to market all ensure that participants leave the Business Builder workshop with skills and resources to take the next step to business ownership or growth.

Meet some of our alumni.

12 week pre-accelerator

A blend of online and in person coaching, mentoring, roundtables. web development and pitching, our 3 month pre-accelerator programs provide ongoing and intensive business support to participants. ​

Many businesses have launched or grown in this short time and the tools and resources have lifetime value for participants.

Meet one of our alumni.

6 month accelerator

To scale or go global, this accelerator program provides intensive business development, online learning, management coaching, mentoring, peer to peer learning and pitch skills.

Meet one of our alumni.

10 month incubator

Over 10 months, participants with an idea or an early stage startup are taken through a process of business building to increase the likelihood of business success after 2 years.

Meet some of our alumni.

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Pitch events

Whether you need to create a 30 second elevator pitch to answer the question, "so, what do you do" at networking events or a longer pitch to convince investors to finance the next stage of your company's growth, pitching is an essential skill for all business owners.


We equip participants with the skills and confidence to ensure their business pitch is engaging and powerful.

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On demand webinars

On demand webinars are one of the most popular ways to gain skills in a hurry.


From social media to raising funds to legal basics and building a business based on referrals, on demand webinars arm you with information and skills when you need them.

Have a look at our free Maths Model business strategy tool.

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