New digital entrepreneurs join Fellowship scheme

New digital entrepreneurs join Fellowship scheme

Computer coding, online film-making tutorials and 3D board game products are among the goods and services being offered by new entrepreneurs taking part in a popular enterprise fellowship scheme.

Seven businesses and 17 entrepreneurs are being assisted in the latest round of Fellowships offered by DigitalCity, based at Teesside University.

The Fellowships, which are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the University, offer entrepreneurs with innovative businesses up to £7,500 to support their business expenses during the initial development stage.

In addition, DigitalCity Fellows can be placed on the DigitalCity Innovation Investment Programme where they will receive an intense programme of consultancy to help them attract significant investment into their company.

The latest DigitalCity Fellows are:

  • GreenLord Studios – Joshua Legg, Liam McElroy and Ged Parry are programmers producing apps and code for SMEs.
  • The Directors Logbook- a YouTube Channel run by Jay Moussa-Mann aimed at helping inspire beginner film-makers.
  • Adam Riddick, who is developing an e-commerce SaaS (software as a service) platform.
  • Hobgoblin 3D – Kevin Miree, Jordan Knights and Lawrence Williams are designing 3D products for board games such as Dungeons and Dragons.
  • Komotion – an animation tool designed by Alex Dixon, Jordan Davison and Abbie Evangelou.
  • Digital Footprint Games – Conlin Jordan, Lee Parkes and Jacob Gristwood are designing computer games with a retro feel.
  • Big Nasty – an independent games studio run by Joshua Bamforth, Jack Fletcher and Adam Davies.

For more information about DigitalCity and the Fellowship scheme contact Cheryl Evans on 01642-384324 or email c.evans@tees.ac.uk.