The Digital Jersey team works closely with counterpart agencies to support local entrepeneurs, corporates and inward investors in achieving their business goals.
Digital Jersey offers local entrepreneurs, start-ups, corporates and inward investors flexible, low-cost use of the Digital Jersey Hub as a platform from which to grow their business. Facilities include permanent workspace, meeting rooms, event space and access to hotdesking.
The Digital Jersey team offers hands on support to Digital Businesses looking to invest in Jersey. We work closely with Locate Jersey to guide and advise businesses through the investment cycle, from the initial enquiry, to support with application and help in building a new network of contacts. To find out more go to www.locatejersey.com.
Digital Jersey has a strong working relationship with The Population Office and will guide and support businesses in seeking work permissions (Registered or licensed positions) for employees. This includes support in compiling necessary documentation and applicant endorsement.
The Digital Jersey Hub hosts regular CPD events in its skills zone including business breakfasts, Techtalk Lunch-ins and courses that end in certification such as the Jersey Coding programme. The facilities also offer webinar-style lectures and discussions.
The Digital Jersey team work to connect businesses with relevant stakeholders such as policymakers, regulators and key industry leader in both government and industry. Whether at formal networking events or directly, we fully harness the benefits of business proximity to key decision makers.
Digital Jersey supports Jersey Business in helping entrepreneurs assess their investment options and advise on how to approach this crucial stage in their development. This guidance is complemented by our strong relationships with a number of investment groups and individual investors, who in working with Locate Jersey can be identifed and approached.
Digital Jersey is also investigating a number of funding initiatives aimed specifically at encouraging enterprise and growth within the digital sector; keep an eye out for future developments!
Our signpost funding tool aims to identify your best route to funding.
The tool is currently a work in progress and we encourage feedback so we can make the tool as useful to small businesses as possible. To use the tool click here.
Cambridge Capital Group (CCG), the leading private members' club for investors and entrepreneurs interested in the UK technology sector, has its international hub based in Jersey. During the group’s expansion outside of the UK, it selected the island based on its international outlook and connections in addition to the availability of expertise in funding and vibrant local investor community.
The club’s purpose is to seek out the best early/growth tech companies and provide a forum for members to meet and explore mutual opportunities. CCG’s focus is on hi-tech early stage companies from sectors such as Software, Internet, Specialist Engineering and Digital Health.
To find out more and/or apply for membership click here.
Envestors is a FCA regulated corporate finance adviser in the UK that works closely with highly innovative and inspiring business people as both entrepreneurs and investors. The company has been enabling investors to stay close to high growth opportunities for over 10 years, and has been operating in Jersey as Envestors CI for 6 years.
A strong local network of angel investors has been developed by Envestors on-island, and the organisation has seen companies grow exponentially and investors achieve remarkable returns. Local businesses are able to join the Envestor process alongside those from the UK and beyond.
To find out more about Envestors click here.
From advertisement of events on our website to the opportunity to include a piece in our Digital Newsletter, there are a number of ways in which Digital Jersey support the promotional activity of our members. To find out more click here.