2012 was a fantastic year, our website was launched successfully, and members are still joining daily. We have launched a number of new projects in a range of sectors including Gardening, DIY and Service sectors and are focusing on a couple of interesting sporting products and environmental energy products for early this year.
After our successful launch last year we have decided to start the new year with an amazing offer. We are so confident with our innovation and business development process that we are prepared to put our money where our mouth is and offer funding direct from the BIG innovation fund.
We are looking to develop new products and new or existing businesses and have a limited offer for innovators and businesses for 2013 are:
- £5000 for your BIG idea…
- £5000 to start your new business…
- £5000 to develop your business…
This is just the start of things to come and other things to watch out for this year are:
- Further funding for Innovations – up to 40% funding on new innovations.
- The BIG Idea Challenge - Get involved in the BIG Idea Challenge as a Business Coach.
- Funding for People Development – Minimum of £1000 funding for CMI Programmes.
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Great week for BiG ideas. We have had some breath taking ideas submitted this week, five of them capable of becoming major brands.
The enthusiasm that comes from people and their ideas is fantastic!
It is very rewarding to talk through projects and feel the vision of where they can go.
Our company slogan of “together anything is possible” has really happened this week.
Go to our website and explore.
Crazy chindogu ideas and your eureka ideas can now be submitted free on your membership dashboard.
So start logging them into the vault before you forget them or someone else gets there first…Posted in Latest News
We have had some good ideas in this week all with patents, one world wide! They are well thought out products capable of mass market presence and all need investment to take to market through our work groups.
The flow of ideas into Big present great opportunities for members to participate in the product development, own shares in the idea and take to market.
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We are currently looking to start a new consultant’s programme and are looking for:
• People who want to step out in to the world of consultancy and become a BIG Consultant.
• Businesses who are looking for business support at low cost
Good investment opportunities are few and far between in the current climate which does not encourage innovation, so where do we invest our money.
Our answer is simple – Innovation and new businesses. The Government share this view which is why they are investing millions into Innovation, Technology and Manufacturing as well as promoting the “Business Growth Fund” which is a bank-funded venture capital fund for high growth companies.Big Investment
Broadening the definition of innovation is extremely important and very often it can be a case of just doing something better that has a major impact.
One business member this month realised they had lost sight of the core process of budget variance reporting and once the system was changed very quickly £1000’s were saved.Big Business
We are getting great feedback about our forum and networking. People just connecting is great but at BIG we are bringing different strands together such as businesses and people to make recruitment easy. One of our existing business members has expanded their business by working with our programmes and now is building a franchise arm and advertising the opportunities on our vacancies search to complete the business package.Big People
A recent IBM global study indicates a big jump in the last two years of the need for businesses to work together in collaboration to take advantage of new ideas and innovation. At BIG we work hard to facilitate this with our work groups and forum. Individually we can be very innovative but on our own we can soon lose momentum with a good idea or invention.Big Ideas and Innovations