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Funding news - 13/03/2017

New Details Announced for Venturefest Scotland 2017

Venturefest 2017 will comprise of a number of sessions on themes specific to Scottish business innovation and will bring together innovative firms, successful entrepreneurs and investors; creating connections and forging business collaborations.

The event will address issues related to building a business in today's market, highlighting available opportunities to enable businesses to innovate and grow.

Venturefest Scotland helps high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to achieve growth through innovation. Innovative businesses from start-ups to established companies may apply, as well as entrepreneurs, investors, and academia, within Scotland. Through attending Venturefest Scotland 2017, successful applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • The opportunity to learn from industry leaders through interactive workshops and keynote addresses.
  • One-to-one time with a variety of industry experts.
  • The chance to build and strengthen their network through the cross-fertilisation of ideas and peer-to-peer learning.
  • Advice regarding how to attract funding and investment from a range of sources.
  • The potential to engage with exhibitors and to explore Venturefest Scotland's innovation showcase.

Interested parties may register for Venturefest Scotland 2017 online. Once registered, the interested person will receive an email with a username and a link which will allow them to log back into the system and amend their booking. They will need this information in order to book workshops when these are available. A separate email will be sent as a booking confirmation.

Partners and supporters will include Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow City Council, Jumping Rivers, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Glasgow City of Science. Other announced supporters include Scotland Can Do, Social Investment Scotland, Code Clan and the Intellectual Property Office.

The inaugural 2017 Venturefest Scotland event takes place 20 September 2017 at the Glasgow Science Centre.

For further information, interested parties should visit the Venturefest Scotland website

Source: Venturefest Scotland, 13/03/2017

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