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Bristol has a thriving and ever-growing, supportive start-up scene

Bristol has a thriving and ever-growing, supportive start-up scene through the prominent work conducted by the Engine Shed and the Robotics Lab to name but two.  In August 2015 NatWest and Entrepreneurial Spark added to this, and in October 2016 I took over the lead role for the bank’s Entrepreneurship team for the South West […]

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I’ve ended up working in marketing because I’ve made some really bad marketing mistakes. Like all entrepreneurs I want my products to succeed yesterday. And as I’ve never run a brick and mortar business, that meant succeeding with online marketing. Since I quit working in television in 2011 I’ve run a media training business, started […]

Mel Bound
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Mel Bound This Mum Runs Startup Grind Video

In this episode of our series of Talks with Successful Founders, we chat with Mel Bound from This Mum Runs. During our chat you’ll hear about: The importance of a common purpose. Trainers or Shoes. How total strangers helped Mel Bound decide her destiny! Winning the most prestigious Entrepreneurial Spark award not one but twice. […]

Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator
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Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator – Would your tech startup business benefit from the powerful support Oracle can provide?

One size doesn’t fit all Each startup and ecosystem is unique, and this program is tailor-made with that in mind. Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator (OSCA) is not a traditional accelerator programme – it’s a next-generation acceleration initiative. Who Can Apply The programme focuses on reimagining enterprise innovation through partnerships with startups that foster co-development and co-innovation, […]