About us

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At The Hive we will help you evaluate your business idea and equip you with the essential knowledge you will need to develop that idea into a successful business venture. Since 2001, The Hive have helped more than 250 start-up companies and more than 70% of those businesses are still trading and prospering today.

What we provide:

We also deliver in-curricula accredited courses and one off workshops on enterprise and entrepreneurship, as well as extra curricula activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students across the whole University.

Success stories

See what some of our successful entrepreneurs have to say about us.

"Starting my business through The Hive has given me the extra confidence I needed to face the business world with knowledge, preparation and vision. The support has been, and continues to be, relevant and practical."

Debbie Inglis, Debbie Inglis Associates

Our businesses

Take a look at some of the businesses we have helped to set-up. 85% of them have been trading for at least three years.