Grown in Cheltenham

Cheltenham startups: fast-track your business with six months of tailored support.




From building a customer roadmap to making your first hire, supporting your business through times of change or simply advice on where to go next.

Apply for Grown in Cheltenham and we’ll create a custom plan to support your goals.

To apply, your business must be registered in the Cheltenham District and have a focus on creating local impact and/or regional economic growth potential.

Successful businesses will be in the expert hands of Hub8 by Plexal’s innovation team who work with government departments, enterprises and the most exciting startups in the UK. And the business experts at The Growth Hub, who have collectively supported over 14,000 Gloucestershire businesses to realise their potential and maximise their growth.



Tailored programme

One-to-one support from an experienced mentor

Connect with industry experts

Expand your Network

Expand your network

Sales and growth

Six-month workspace membership at Hub8 and Plexal, Stratford

Access to our regular member events at Hub8 and Plexal Stratford


Your business is registered in the Cheltenham district and can demonstrate at least one of the below criteria:

  • That your work creates local impact (or has the potential to cause it)
  • That your work has the potential to generate regional economic growth
  • You have a barrier that’s stopping you achieve your growth goals


We’re looking for our first cohort of Cheltenham businesses.

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