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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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High Growth in the North East

Recently, we shared data firm Beauhurst’s infographic which pictured the results of its research on startup equity investment in the North East. Following on from this, Beauhurst has now published its full report reviewing investment in UK startups and high-growth companies in the North East. The statistics span five years and shed light on the

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Enter the Investors’ Den: Get Your Tickets to MADE16

Have you got a great business idea? If so, MADE Entrepreneurship Festival is offering all delegates a chance to secure a six-figure investment from five angel investors in a live quick-fire pitching event on the 8th November at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Working in partnership, MADE and the UK’s largest crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder

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Trend Watch: StartUps Revolutionising Retail

As we revealed in our 1,000 Start-Ups Infographic, we have helped more businesses start up in retail than in any other sector. But why is retail so popular for startups? And how can independent retailers compete against the larger chain stores? The popularity of retail: Retail companies account for 10% of all UK businesses, 19% of

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Get Your Tickets: New Start Scotland Exhibition

Are you considering starting up or looking to grow a new business in Scotland? If so, book your free ticket to this year’s New Start Scotland Exhibition. This year’s show focuses on building the solid foundations and partnerships that will enable businesses to grow and flourish in the coming years and will give entrepreneurs across Scotland

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Enterprise Nation

Small Businesses Optimistic Post-Brexit

UK small business community, Enterprise Nation, has published the results of its research into the confidence and growth ambitions of small businesses across Britain. The findings show that more than two-thirds of businesses expect to expand and 59% plan to introduce more products or services within the next six months. Offering a welcome outlook post-Brexit, 36%

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North East Business Finance in Numbers

This month, data firm Beauhurst published the results of its research on startup equity investment in the North East. The statistics span five years and reveal a lot about how the North East’s startup funding landscape has evolved in recent years as well as clues about what may be to come for the region. The

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