What is the SPEED Project?

SPEED is a business start-up project offering individuals support to start their business. The project is led by the University of Wolverhampton Enterprise Department. Support packages are offered via specialist workshops, match-funded grants and business consultancy.

  • Anybody in the Black Country and the Marches local economies can apply regardless of whether you have setup your business.
  • Students and graduates from ANY subject area have the opportunity to develop their idea into a business to run along their studies, after graduation or alongside employment in a supportive environment.
  • For existing businesses an additional support package is offered to existing small to medium sized enterprises, also known as SMEs.

We can assist you with ANY of the following:

  • Be your own boss by running your own business
  • Work as a freelancer
  • Provide you with the opportunity to unleash your creativity
  • Turn your business idea into a reality
  • Assist you with starting a second career to earn more money
  • Turn your hobby into a money making business
  • 2 day Business Burst idea generation workshop