Start-up and product-to-market assistance


Start-up businesses have a high failure rate in the UK, with as many as 1 in 3 failing in their first three years. CEC can provide start-up and product-to-market support to help young companies succeed and prosper.

We offer many different services to start-ups. These Include:

  • Business Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Processes
  • Product Strategy
  • Product Promotion and Marketing¬†
  • B2B and B2C Sales Support
  • IT/IS Support Deployment, including Integrated Systems Support covering ERM and CRM

CEC has extensive experience of helping start-ups and bringing products and services to market. The broad knowledge base of our partners means that we have the expertise to help companies across a range of sectors. We have helped new companies operating in the healthcare, technology and logistics industries improve their organisational capabilities, exploit marketing and sales channels, and establish their product and service lines.

For example, CEC helped BMT SMART Ltd successfully launch a range of sophisticated marine fleet management services following successful business case submissions to the main Board of BMT Group, a leading global marine consultancy.