THE ECOSYSTEM EXPLAINED
The five Platforms that make up County Business Clubs are
The Community Platform
The central communication and events engine
The Business Funding Platform
Our own crowdfunding platform, and links to commercial funding institutions to help our members start-up and scale-up.
The Content Platform
Knowledge transfer and education on the web via our partner publication – The Sussex Business Times. Research reports, interviews, podcasts, e-learning, webinars – the list goes on and on.
The E-commerce Platform
Our own eCommerce platform for members to buy and sell to each other. all members receive a discount, and merchants have cheap listing fees and tools to sell their goods.
The Business Services Platform
Professional services to support the core functions of business growth. Subsidised marketing solutions to Value Added Partners.
The most important part of the equation is the local business community and our members that make all this happen