Invitation to super-growth companies

 Applications are now being accepted for a new initiative to help “super-growth” companies accelerate their business.

ProjectEV is a private-sector led scheme to help 75 local enterprises through tailored packages. It is a scheme backed by ERDF funding.

The companies selected are those which have been identified as having the greatest potential for growth and job creation.

They will  mentored by experienced entrepreneurs, advisors and partners  with each enterprise receiving a tailored package of financial assistance and business support

To qualify businesses must:
• Be based in Merseyside
• Employ fewer than 250 full-time employees
• Have an annual turnover of under £20m
• Have an annual balance sheet of under £20m
• Have received no more than £100,000 of publicly funded support in the last three years

Councillor Nick Small, cabinet member for employment, enterprise and skills said: “This is a unique initiative in this country which will have a real impact on creating jobs in the city.
“We want to support ambitious and enterprising businesses who can show they are going to be our super growth companies . I would urge those entrepreneurs who qualify to apply for this exciting project – not only will they benefit but it will be great for the city. Our economic future is in their hands.”

Information about application is available at http://www.projectev.co.uk/apply-now/

Pictured : Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson Councillor Small, and Shazan Qureshi, Co-Founder at Rejuvenate Your Business who is leading plans for the project.