Startups

Plans unveiled to bring world's fastest growing sport to former park and ride site in Dorset

A fast-growing sport similar to tennis could be coming to Dorset if planners give the green light. Part of the former park and ride site at Creekmoor in Poole has been... READ MORE »

Bobby’s Bournemouth welcomes social impact startup Patch and its ‘neighbourhood workspace’

Patch, a social impact startup looking to reignite UK town centres, is set to bring its community-driven ‘neighbourhood workspace’ to Bobby’s Bournemouth. The £2... READ MORE »

Empowering Dorset eCommerce Businesses Through Transparency in Fulfilment

In today's competitive e-commerce landscape, Dorset businesses are constantly seeking methods to streamline operations and expand their customer base. Outsourcing to... READ MORE »

eCommerce Fulfilment: Easing the Overwhelm for Small Business Owners

As a small eCommerce business owner, you pour your heart and soul into crafting excellent products, attracting customers, and building a devoted brand. However, there's... READ MORE »

New investment group to support Dorset businesses launched by Rockwater

A new business investment group has been launched in Dorset with up to £350,000 available to early-stage companies showing strong growth. Rockwater Angels is the... READ MORE »

Investor interest for young female founder at Dorset Business Angels' pitch event

Companies pitching at Dorset Business Angels' most recent angel investing pitch event received a cumulative 27 expressions of interest. 11 of those went to a company led... READ MORE »

Embracing a Greener Goodbye: Why Sustainable Cardboard Coffins Make Sense for Funeral Directors

The winds of change are blowing through the funeral industry, driven by a rising tide of eco-conscious consumers seeking more sustainable options. Traditional wooden... READ MORE »

Dorset startups reach record numbers in 2023 with 8.5k new formations

The number of new startups formed in Dorset reached 8,565 in 2023 – more than in any previous year to date. The numbers, which make Dorset one of the most successful... READ MORE »

Conquering eCommerce Chaos: How an OMS Can Supercharge Your Small Business

Congratulations! You've cracked the code on online sales, and your business is booming. But with this growth comes a new challenge: managing orders across multiple... READ MORE »

Ryan finds opportunity in redundancy as ‘Chief Grapefruit’ of new consultancy Cest Pamplemousse

Ryan Grimshaw is a seasoned marketing professional, having worked with the likes of Nike, David Lloyd Leisure and Youth Sport Trust. So when faced with redundancy earlier... READ MORE »