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YTKO's Outset Wins award

YTKO's Outset service has been awarded the prestigious Grand Jury Award at the 6th European Enterprise Promotion Awards taking place at the European Commission's first ever SME Assembly in Cyprus on Thursday.  

The Outset service was developed in Cornwall through the ERDF Convergence commissioning approach, before being  successfully replicated in the South West Competitiveness area and elsewhere in the UK 

The service beat over 400 contenders from across the European community, and the publicity includes 3 minute video on Euronews, watched by 10million people around the world daily.   

In the last three years alone, Outset has created over 1200 new businesses and 1400 new jobs, and enabled these disadvantaged and under-represented groups raise over £1m in finance. Many of these not for profit programmes have been funded by ERDF.  The latest stats, success stories and evidence are here: