Levels of support offered throughout DBACE 2019
The DBACE 2019 programme was designed so that throughout the application process there would be opportunities to be inspired, connect and develop.
Online resources: videos, guide to thinking about your business plan, resource directory, application tips, video pitch advice, A-Z glossary. Whether the entrepreneur applied to DBACE or not, the downloadable resources were available for all to benefit. These resources were accessed over 8,900 times.
Information & guidance sessions: We hosted a series of events including webinars, meet & greets and, with support from local partners,1:1 application support across the UK. Over 200 young people attended these events.
Presentations: DBACE 2019 included UK wide presentations and Q&As. Over 12 presentations were delivered across the UK.
Newsletters: We compiled a series of newsletters with competition updates, tips and advice. There were over 700 direct newsletter subscribers. Over 122,000 indirect newsletter subscribers received DBACE updates via our partners across the UK.
Application form prompts and advice: We included tips within the on-line application form and FAQs to help applicants respond to each question. Close to 400 entrepreneurs completed their DBACE 2019 applications.