NatWest Cymru is one of the biggest supporters of start-up businesses in Wales and last year helped a record number of entrepreneurs launch their own companies. During that same period we lent more than £250m to Welsh businesses including over £70m to SMEs and are proud that we now support over 20,000 companies throughout Wales.
ALS, previous winners of the Fast Growth 50 awards, provide innovative recruitment solutions across the UK, including a brand new Hybrid Managed Service model for National Procurement Service customers in Wales.
Business in Focus is a social enterprise that exists to support the growth of enterprise and in turn the economy of Wales. We provide expert advice to start ups and growing businesses together with affordable property options and advice on funding.
Cardiff University is an institution of enterprise, research and learning. Working with businesses of all sizes and sectors, from start-up to large, not-for-profit and public organisations, we encourage, support and develop innovation. We maximise the impact of our research by actively working with business, and collaborate, to ensure that it is applied for the widest possible benefit.
Swansea University’s School of Management is located on the spectacular Bay Campus. Bringing together research, academia and industry in an innovative and dynamic hub of learning and teaching, the School is a leading provider of courses in Accounting, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing and Tourism.
Thermal Compaction Group is a green business focused on sustainable waste solutions. We are a specialist group of companies offering unique patented products that offer cost effective solutions to waste management problems globally.
Tramshed Tech is a hybrid coworking space that supports startups, SME’s and rapidly expanding companies. We don’t just house innovation in our inspiring workspaces, we help drive it. We help companies big and small to reach their potential and work better together by fostering collaborations between start-ups and international corporations.
The University of South Wales Startup Stiwdio is the new dedicated co-working space and incubator based at USW Cardiff Campus. Graduates with a business idea are supported through specialist startup business programmes, mentoring and professional advice to turn their creative idea into a successful business.
Universities Wales represents the interests of universities in Wales. Our membership encompasses the vice-chancellors of all the universities in Wales, and the Open University in Wales. Our mission is to support a university education system which transforms lives through the work Welsh universities do with the people and places of Wales and the wider world.
Grapevine Event Management delivers high quality creative and innovative events for corporate clients throughout the UK and beyond. We offer bespoke corporate event planning, management and production supported by effective marketing and communications strategies that fulfil our clients aims and objectives.