Entrepreneurial Spark® and NatWest launch first business accelerator hub in Birmingham

  Entrepreneurial Spark® powered by NatWest, launched the first of eight accelerator hubs in Birmingham on Monday 9 February, following a ‘bootcamp’ consisting of c. 80 entrepreneurs the previous week. After their induction on Monday morning, all of the entrepreneurs hit the ground running, working collaboratively and taking advantage of…

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Meet Ellie from Virtalent one of our Birmingham entrepreneurs

Launch of entrepreneurial -spark in Birmingham 9 February 2015

I’m Ellie Bekalo, the Co-Founder of Virtalent Ltd and proud to now be able to call myself an Entrepreneurial Spark Chiclet! My company, Virtalent, is an online workforce platform that matches busy entrepreneurs and professionals with a UK university student, who will act as their virtual assistant. The student carries…

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Lord Livingston visits Entrepreneurial Spark Glasgow


TRADE and investment minister Lord Livingston visited his native Glasgow yesterday to meet budding entrepreneurs and pay tribute to the Scotch whisky industry’s contribution to the UK economy. Livingston also paid a visit to the Entrepreneurial Spark “hatchery” in Glasgow, which has helped start-ups such as Mo’s Cookie Dough and…

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