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What do I do next?

If you’ve have had a look around the programme and FAQs pages on this site and you think the Create South East programme is for you then, you should make sure you are signed up to our mailing list and fill out our short Expression of Interest form.

Applications now open for cohort 3!

If you have any questions about the form or the programme please get in touch.

Expression of interest

What happens next?

Applications are now open for our next programme cohort.

Application process

We are currently accepting expressions of interest for our second cohort, which will begin in October/November. Fill out your short expression of interest form here.

Future Cohorts

Create South East is a rolling programme and you can submit your Expression of Interest Form at any point. However, we will advertise specific deadlines before each cohort start date.

Once we have received your Expression of Interest form it will be assessed by our team (please allow up to 4 weeks for a response to the EOI). Once the team has looked at it they will be in touch, either with an invitation to fill out a full application form to join the programme, or to discuss different options and opportunities.

If you are invited to go forward to the application stage your form will then be assessed by the team, and you will either be invited to attend a half hour diagnostic panel to discuss your business, or referred back to our team to look at alternative options.

At the diagnostic panel you will have the chance to talk to investment experts about your business, and together understand if the programme would be right for you at this time. If the answer is yes you will be placed into one of the 6 cohorts taking place as part of the Create South East programme.

If you have any queries regarding the process or any other questions not covered in the FAQs, then let us know, we would love to hear from you.

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Are you ready to make an impact with your creativity?

Are you ready to make an impact with your creativity? Create South East is here to help your business succeed. Our programme offers resources, mentoring, and funding to support creative, entertainment and media businesses. Talk to us about how we can work with you to turn your dreams into a reality and take your business to the next level.

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