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We are proud to be members of, and partners with, a wide range of organisations

Enterprise Europe Network

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) offers FREE support and advice to businesses that want to make the most of opportunities across the world.  Services are specifically designed for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) but are also available to all businesses, research centres and universities across Europe.

EEN is made up of 600 partner organisations in more than 60 countries, promoting competitiveness and innovation at a local level in Europe and throughout the world.

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Funding Circle

We're pleased to be partnering Funding Circle..

Funding Circle is a lending platform and has raised approximately £550 million since 2010 from some of the largest and most sophisticated investors around.

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We're pleased to be a member of UKBAA along with other organisations such as angel networks, syndicates, individual investors, early-stage VCs, equity crowdfunding platforms, accelerators, professional advisers and intermediaries.

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association for angel and early-stage investment, representing over 160 member organisations and around 18,000 investors. Business angels in the UK collectively invest an estimated £1.5 billion per annum and are therefore the UK’s largest source of investment for startups and early-stage businesses seeking to grow.

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Crowdcube exists to support entrepreneurs in raising finance to bring their ideas to life.

Our vision aligns perfectly with this, so it makes perfect sense for us to be partners in our joint mission!

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We partner Finpoint to help provide funding solutions for SMEs.

Finpoint helps small businesses find finance from the UK’s largest panel of lenders.

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The Base

The Base is the new office facility in Warrington town centre. The building’s purpose is to encourage and facilitate the growth of start-up businesses and SMEs in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector. The Base is where like-minded business entrepreneurs set up to grow, collaborate and innovate. The building offers added value of an on-site, tailored business support service.

The Base strategy focuses on Industry 4.0 which is the next phase in the digitization of the manufacturing sector. The Base would be the perfect place to develop these technologies as a collaborative space for advanced engineering businesses.

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Formed in 2000, Bionow is a leading cluster and membership organisation representing the biomedical sector in Northern England.

Bionow supports business growth, competitiveness and innovation within the biomedical and life science sectors across Northern England. We’re committed to providing high-quality services for our members - services that add tangible value to members’ operational activity and growth prospects. The Bionow team are independent, honest and highly knowledgeable, drawing upon our extensive career backgrounds in the bioscience and life sciences sectors.

Bionow’s core members are early-stage young firms and established growth-oriented businesses in the biomedical and life sciences sectors. And our network and community is backed by the active involvement of other members and suppliers across the UK, including professional service providers, universities and NHS organisations. We add significant value to our members through a range of specialist services, expert guidance and knowledge sharing, and focused networking events.

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OBN is the not-for-profit Membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors. OBN has 400-plus Member companies that are located across the Golden Triangle and beyond to Manchester, Nottingham, the Midlands, South Coast and Scotland, benefiting from networking, partnering, purchasing, training, advising and advocacy activities.

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Founded in 2014, TechItalia is a community of 2000 professionals that brings together London-based Italians working in the Tech sector.

TechItalia has monthly meetings open to London-based professionals, entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs in Tech, Media and Digital.

The community supports Italian companies interested in expanding, launching internationally, and raising investment in the UK.

The team of mentors at TechItalia are passionate about what they do – with a focus on helping Italian startups to scale.

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Facile London

A London based marketing consultancy for Italians in the UK and the British in Italy.

A small team of experienced professionals supporting business with strategy, branding, digital, events organisation and much more.

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Business Growth Hub

Accountable to the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, the Business Growth Hub challenge is to ensure that companies across Greater Manchester reach their full potential and are able to access the right support and services to meet their needs. These include:

  • Personal support to identify and address business growth opportunities and challenges
  • Business to business networking through growth lunches and specialist events
  • Expert growth advice and planning services, Growth Start-up, Mentoring, Digital Growth and Access to Finance teams
  • Access to a wealth of public and private sector business and professional partners with a range of specialist knowledge and skills including MAS (the Manufacturing Advisory Service), UKTI Trade and Investment, and Growth Accelerator plus a network of committed private providers who share our vision for supporting growth.

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Northern Powerhouse

Inventya are proud to be a partner of the Northern Powerhouse initiative. The ambition is to bring together towns, cities and rural communities in the North of England and North Wales to become a powerhouse for our economy. The Northern Powerhouse forms part of the government’s industrial strategy to help businesses up and down the country to seize opportunities presented by leaving the EU.

For more information about the Northern Powerhouse strategy, please visit their website and for regular updates, follow them on twitter: @NPHinfo

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The Drone Valley

Inventya is a partner of The Drone Valley, who are an international and private cluster providing services in Business Development and Economic Growth to improve their members' competitiveness.

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