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Is Business Booming for Female Entrepreneurs? Read our findings

We recently attended a roundtable, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Durham County Council, about how the region can better support female entrepreneurs. Following the roundtable, we put our own data together to share with you what the statistics tell us about female entrepreneurs across the North East, compared with the rest of the

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Calling Edinburgh Entrepreneurs! FREE Start-Up Sprint Sessions

Those that we help start their own business often tell us they wish they’d started sooner. So, why didn’t they? Answer: A lack of time and confidence. Many people that come to us for a start-up loan or advice have a full-time job and/or no entrepreneurial experience, so they are time-short and want to build

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Finance Camp – Business Finance Made Simple

It’s a scientifically proven fact that we get anxious when faced with too much choice. Apply that anxiety to finances and the issue only gets worse. Here are some of the finance options available to you if you’re thinking of starting a business: Your personal savings Your friends and family Bank loan Government Start-Up Loans

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Newcastle Startup Week – Have you got your ticket?

For those that have started their own business, time really is money. You’ve probably even mastered the art of limiting your fluid intake so that you can stay at your desk longer. So why do we keep suggesting you take a few hours or even a day or two away from your desk to attend

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Growth Hub Live Event: Accessing Finance

Each new business faces its own unique challenges, so the organisers behind Finance Camp North East have set up an event that welcomes those starting up their own business to get the advice they need – from finance to branding and everything in-between. Growth Hub Live: Accessing Finance is a drop-in session where businesses can

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2017 Events for Start-Ups

If you’re an entrepreneur looking to hear from industry-experts and meet support providers that can take your business to the next level, then this is the event list for you:   EVENT: Access To Finance On Wednesday 1st March, Durham International Festival of Enterprise is hosting a workshop programme and we’ll be delivering a specialist

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From Durham to Dubai: Entrepreneur takes Franchise Business Global

After starting up her business in Durham in 2010, Transmit Start-Ups supported entrepreneur Angela Sterling has seen her franchise business, Lingotot, expand into Dubai. Lingotot is a foreign language education provider that teaches over 10,000 children each week a variety of languages including French, German, Spanish, Arabic and Mandarin through its classes. The Lingotot Dubai

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Transmit Start-Ups: Our Plans for 2017

If you have seen our 2016 year-in-review infographic you’ll know that 2016 was our best year to date. In total, we approved 611 loans, beating our target of 600. In 2017, we’re even more ambitious – hoping to support more than 800 entrepreneurs from across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Our revenues grew 30% on

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StartUp 2017

StartUp 2017 London, Birmingham and Bristol

On Saturday 14th January, one of the UK’s largest startup events is taking place in London, Birmingham and Bristol. Organised by our friends at Enterprise Nation, the events comprise of a number of speakers, workshops and zones. Transmit Start-Ups will be exhibiting in the Show Me The Money (London only) element of the event which

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Autumn Statement: What it Means for Start-Ups

Following the announcement of Brexit, this Autumn Statement particularly has been put under the microscope by experts. In this roundup blog post, we’ve compiled the key policies announced that business owners need to be aware of. 1. £400m to fuel business growth Chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, outlined the government’s plans to pledge £400m

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