Startup Stiwdio

'Startup STIWDIO'

Business start-up incubator space  – open for applications now!


The doors are now open to welcome USW graduates to develop and grow their business ideas in the heart of Cardiff at the USW Cardiff ATRiuM Campus.

Startup Stiwdio Sefydlu designed to help develop and grow new business ideas by offering dedicated startup business support, a space to work, develop your network, access to professional advice such as lawyers and accountants and business events – plus as much tea and coffee as you can drink!

About us

The space will offer dedicated co-working desks, pods and office space to USW student, graduate and alumni  start-up businesses to help them develop and grow.

Our Support

·         Affordable membership rates with opportunities to apply for sponsored places and discounts

·         A welcoming space to bring your clients

·         Option to take on office space as your team grows

·         Social events and pitching competitions

·         Dedicated creative entrepreneurship business development programme

·         Free access to industry experts and mentoring to grow your business - including accountants and lawyers

·         1-2-1 support, weekly business workshops and events  

·         Access to a Creative freelance jobs database

 ·         Access to ‘negotiated access to University of South Wales Faculty of Creative Industries I academic and technical expertise and specialist facilities and equipment (subject to availability)



·         Access to meeting pods and meeting rooms

·         Free legal, accountancy and other professional advice

·         Access to coaching and mentoring (subject to availability and eligibility)

·         Access to free advice regarding potential sources of finance for your business (subject to availability and eligibility)

·         Access to business events, speakers and network

·         Access to contracts and job opportunities via Startup Stiwdio Sefydlu’s dedicated freelance jobs database, in partnership with the University of South Wales  Faculty of Creative Industries.

·         Free Wi-Fi / Ethernet broadband

·         24 hour secure access

·         Free tea, coffee and access to kitchen* (TBC)

·         Lockable storage.

  Discounts available for early applications plus a limited number of industry sponsored places. Prices range from £85 pcm (+VAT) for drop-in membership - to £165pm (+VAT) for a full, dedicated desk space.

Limited free student memberships available for Enterprise USW members to kick start their ideas.

To find out more please email our Incubator Manager

 to arrange a phone call or meeting.

Applications ARE NOW OPEN for graduates or those graduating this summer (2019)!

Click HERE to apply!


Details Coming Soon!