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Picture of Finalists announced for Innovation Showcase Competition

Finalists announced for Innovation Showcase Competition

The 12 shortlisted SMEs have been announced - and you can hear their pitches at #VFNW19. 

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Picture of Graphene: supporting ‘Powerhouse’ innovation in the North West

Graphene: supporting ‘Powerhouse’ innovation in the North West

Paul Wiper discusses the potential of graphene and how collaboration can help drive innovation. 

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Top tips for SMEs when approaching a bank for finance

Headline sponsors NatWest offer five top tips for SMEs when approaching a bank for finance. 

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How to fund innovation within your business

Thousands of SMEs could be capitalising on Government incentives for sustained business growth. 

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Picture of British Entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up

British Entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up

Former banker turned award-winning entrepreneur Jenny Campbell will deliver a keynote address. 

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Picture of Vikas Shah MBE – Q&A

Vikas Shah MBE – Q&A

Our host discusses his own experiences and the opportunities on offer to businesses at #VFNW19. 

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Picture of Innovation Showcase Deadline Extended To July 31st

Innovation Showcase Deadline Extended To July 31st

‘Unrivalled shop window’ to pitch commercial ideas to new investors, funders and customers. 

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Picture of Businesses in the North West urged to enter Innovation Showcase Competition

Businesses in the North West urged to enter Innovation Showcase Competition

Entries for the 2019 Innovation Showcase Competition are open to SMEs from across the North West. 

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Picture of Pioneering US investor Nitin Rai announced as keynote speaker for Venturefest North West 2019

Pioneering US investor Nitin Rai announced as keynote speaker for Venturefest North West 2019

Elevate Capital's MD hails incredible opportunities offered by NW's richly diverse society. 

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