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The Transmit team loves to work with journalists, broadcasters, bloggers and influencers.

We really value the important role you play in keeping the UK’s entrepreneurs informed, inspired and connected. And we want to help. Give us a shout if you need: an opinion on a trending topic, a case study to bring your story to life, expert advice for an industry piece, some feature ideas or a few facts and figures.

As entrepreneurs ourselves, we have first-hand experience of what’s keeping businesses awake at night. We pride ourselves on telling it like it is.

We have a direct line to the startup community and can put you in touch. So if you are a journalist who needs a regional story, a blogger looking to work with enterprising families, or an influencer wanting to better understand startups in a specific sector, we'll help you find interesting examples and insight.

Tell us what you're working on and how we can help by contacting Marketing Manager Suzy Jackson by email.

News and success stories from Team Transmit

Our most recent stories and press releases from the Transmit team and customer base, across both Transmit Startups and Transmit Growth Loans. With more than six thousand startups supported since 2012, we've got a bank of businesses right across the UK who've used a loan to start their business, or get established in the very early days. Entrepreneurs of all ages, with hugely differing personal stories and business experiences, have gone on to be successful on their own terms; whether that be giving up the day job, being self-sufficient, or expanding and employing people. Read more...

To be added to our press release distribution list, for hi-res pictures and any other enquiries, please contact Laura.

Team Transmit: for expert advice and opinion on business matters

Founders and directors Ian, Rich and Damian all have backgrounds as entrepreneurs working in different aspects of the music industry. They came together to offer something 'different' in the world of startup support. Along the way, they've built a formidable team with a wide variety of experience and specialisms.

Interested in talking to our team? Just get in touch with Suzy or Laura, and we'll sort that out for you.

Richard Myers
Richard MyersCommercial Director
Rich is a respected expert in the field of business startups, and his experience of starting and scaling firms means he has practical advice - and some life lessons - to share.
Damian Baetens
Damian BaetensBusiness Support Director
Damian Baetens is a well-known name in the UK startup sector, having founded his own music management firm out of University before moving into business consultancy.
Ian Straker
Ian StrakerOperations Director
Previously a DJ and record label owner, Ian Straker launched successful music businesses before returning to his 'data junkie' roots in operational leadership.
Suzy Jackson
Suzy JacksonMarketing Manager
Once a senior journalist and podcaster for Business Quarter, Suzy has combined her mastery of words and background in business development to lead Transmit's marketing and comms activity.
Joy Stafford
Joy StaffordBusiness Support Manager
A former fashion operations manager, and an entrepreneur herself, Joy draws on her personal experience to shape the very best in business support delivery.
Tony Cawson
Tony CawsonSenior Business Advisor
Tony is a real, time-served business advisor; he's run his own business and managed vast teams in others, before spending the last 14 helping entrepreneurs start-up.
Laura White
Laura WhitePR Consultant
A small business owner herself, nobody has a better grasp on what startups want to say, and what the business community wants - and needs - to hear...