Enterprise Workshop from New Start Devon

Course Category:
Social and Community Enterprise
, Business and Marketing Support



Free of Charge


Come along to these fully funded Enterprise Coaching support sessions.

Meet other people thinking about working for themselves and take the first steps to becoming your own boss and learning how to develop your idea.

What’s the offer? 

Fully funded one-to-one coaching to cultivate interest in and development of enterprise opportunities.  

Drop in sessions 2pm-5pm

Come along anytime in the afternoon and spend 30 to 60 mins with one of our Enterprise Coaches to take the first steps help you plan how to become your own boss and learn how to develop your idea.


Aims and objectives

The sessions aim to:

  •  Increase enterprise in rural areas through coaching and referral to mainstream business support services


Matthew Porter

Matthew is an ICF Credentialed Coach - the Gold Standard in coaching - with 25 years of commercial experience to bring to a coaching conversation, he coaches with a big heart, providing a safe place for clients to discover their own power and resourcefulness.

Matthew has a wealth of experience and enjoys helping businesses get going and scale up, and how to identify and solve important problems in new ways.  Matthew’s previous work at Oxford Innovation was focussed on working with SMEs across the South West facing innovation led challenges.  Matthew’s 25 years’ experience is in a range of entrepreneurial and commercial roles, and he has owned and run a number of businesses in Devon from start-up to £1m turnover.

“We’ve really transformed in the last year... we do things very differently since Matthew’s come in and the great thing is that he didn’t try and change who we are."

Matthew is also a Fellow of Institute of Sales Management (FISM) and Fellow of Chartered Management Institute (FCMI).



Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email info@devoncommunities.org.uk