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Jeremy Roberts
Jennie Johnson
Tony Caldeira
Michael Oliver
Laura Tenison
David Pollock
Debbie Pierce
Steve Purdham
Brian Hay
Charlie Mullins
Richard O'Sullivan
Julie Meyer

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London-based medical devices company Forte Medical is hoping to secure £500,000 from angel investors at an event in Manchester.

Hale-based business i-Putt is looking to secure a £400,000 investment to help it bring one of its products to market.

Former Liverpool Football Club player Terry Nelson’s company, TNAR, has secured £70,000 of angel investment.

Private investor network, Envestors, has teamed up with the University of Manchester Incubator Company (UMIC), the University of Manchester’s Intellectual Property department and Manchester Science Parks to provide investment for enterprising technology businesses in the North West.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.