One of the new tenants to the site, Black Shuck Kustom is Norfolk’s leading custom motorcycle paint company. The company was started by Greg St Quintin and builds on his attention to detail and flair for design to create some award winning designs. Today Black Shuck work with international brands, small motorcycle builders as well as individuals to deliver great designs and high quality finishes.
Black Shuck attended Activate in November and found ways of developing his business and importantly a system for testing and recording customer input. The Activate program drives new startups to get more from their early growth and helps them create a solid foundation for their business.
This is what Greg had to say…
My name is Greg St Quintin, aged 24, living in Thorpe St Andrew. I run a company called Black Shuck Kustom, specialising in custom paintwork, artwork and automotive refinishing, I have recently expanded my business out to Scottow Enterprise Park in a 2500sqft unit from my humble begins of the garden shed. I have received a huge amount of advice and support from the whole team at Scottow Enterprise Park, who were the ones which actually put me onto the Activate workshop. Activate was an invaluable and inspiring experience. It first refreshed me on the basics of operating a successful business. It then went on to thoroughly examined and provided an in-depth knowledge of multiple subjects, covering all the essential of creating, operating and sustaining an effective business model. Some example of topics covered were customer profiles, revenue streams, cost structures and minimum viable products. There was a key focus on how to retain life time customers as well as identifying the most effective forms of service. We also spoke about how to avoid stagnation through data tracking whilst consistently developing and growing the most innovative and profitable forms of revenue. The team leading the workshop were down to earth, approachable and captivating, with a great amount of patience, answering every question I had. You could tell their authenticity a mile off with such passion and knowledge for the subjects they were discussing. Their good sense of humour made for easy leaning and an entertaining experience. I believe they cater to every style of learning as the information was communicated in multiple forms. Overall I would strongly recommend Activate to anyone looking to start their own business as well as those individuals keen to expand and refresh their knowledge, Thanks again Activate.
With a new building at Scottow enabling them to grow the business, Black Shuck is one to watch.
Alternatively visit their website at http://blackshuckkustom.co.uk/