The University of Wolverhampton



SPEED is a 6 month business start-up project at the University of Wolverhampton, which aims to help create new businesses in the West Midlands region.  The project is led by the Enterprise Department and offers students and graduates from ANY subject area the opportunity to develop their business idea into a business to run along their studies, after graduation or alongside employment in a supportive environment.

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

Support available through SPEED:

Previous Success

Now entering its 9th year, the SPEED project has launched and supported many business start-ups in most types of industries, from innovative products requiring a patent, creative businesses to turning a hobby into an exciting business venture.  During the period of 2012-2015 SPEED Plus helped create over 150 new businesses in the region resulting in over 200 jobs.