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Business Incubator or Accelerator – how can they benefit you and your start-up?

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm



Marina Traversari: Marina has just taken up the mantle as Orcale’s startup Cloud Accelerator (OSCA) Programme Manager here in Bristol.  She has a wealth of programme management experience across various disciplines- innovative start up projects, multi media, film, television and politics. She has produced her own Ed Tech apps, exhibited at BETT at ExCel, taken part in NESTA Futurelab Design Challenge and exhibited her work at Submerge, an audio visual tech/arts expo.





Matt West: Matt is Entrepreneur Development Manager for NatWest, responsible for the delivery of the Entrepreneurship strategy across the South West.  The relationship that NatWest have with Entrepreneurial Spark – the world’s largest free accelerator programme – is key to supporting a broad range of businesses across their growth curve to get to the next level.  Prior to joining the bank, Matt setup and ran a number of local Coffee Houses so has first hand experience when it comes to working in and leading early stage businesses.




Start-ups are big business

The growth of “Start-ups” has become an industry in itself. Recognised by the government as a boost for the surrounding business ecosystem and generating a sizable income for the UK.

Government and bigger businesses have recently recognised the benefit of supporting the sector. Bringing a group of young businesses together can help produce a greater motivation and support when challenges arise. Surrounded by peers and given the right support, businesses can be profitable quicker.

This event gives you the opportunity to find out the support that can be provided and if one of these programmes might be right for you and your business.

They offer mentoring and office space and much more. Discover what else you can expect, what they are looking for and the mindset you need to make the most of opportunities. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

Tickets are free but limited.  Please book your place here.

For more information about Incubators and accelerators read the blog  



November 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Santander Bristol
7-13 Merchant Street
Bristol, BS1 3EH United Kingdom
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