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. Its Entrepreneur Accelerator is a fully funded 6 month programme designed to power up entrepreneurs from any sector who want to grow and scale their business across Wales.
Abel & Imray blends legal experience with commercial awareness to advise on all aspects of patent and trade mark law around the world. While its reputation speaks for itself, Abel & Imray measures success in the positive, long-term relationships it has built with hundreds of clients from established multinationals to growing start-ups.
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.
Business News Wales is a highly targeted news and information platform working in collaboration with over 60 organisations across Wales. With no political views or editorial agenda, our goal is to create the number one source of business news in Wales creating a level playing field for every business no matter of size.
Celtic Manor Resort is one of Europe’s finest destinations for luxury escapes, family breaks, golfing getaways and business events. Host venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup and the 2014 NATO Summit, the resort is set in scenic parkland at the gateway to South Wales and has been voted the UK’s Best Hotel for eight of the last nine years. The expanding Celtic Collection includes four hotels, 10 luxurious Hunter Lodges, The Newbridge on Usk country inn with six rooms, seven additional restaurants, three championship golf courses, spas, health clubs, and an array of team-building and family adventure activities. In September 2019, in a joint venture partnership with Welsh Government, The Celtic Collection opened the new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) capable of hosting more than 5,000 delegates at a time.
The Centre of Excellence in Mobile and Emerging Technologies (CEMET) provides Welsh SMEs with access to funded research & development. Working alongside businesses, CEMET utilises leading edge technology to create innovative products and services that will shape the future.
CP Hire rents construction equipment throughout Wales and England from its five depots. With its head office in Cardiff, CP Hire now has over 2000 machines in its fleet and offers a one-stop solution to many construction and contract service businesses.
Since its inception in 2015, DEPOT has become the leading alternative events space in Cardiff. Original and highly successful experiences created under the DEPOT brand that have gone on to be replicated nationally. Recent highlights have included BY ORDER OF ( A Peaky Blinders Experience), BINGO LINGO (alternative rave Bingo), GINSTOCK and PIZZA & PROSECCO. The last two years have seen the launch Depot's own music & street food festival, DEPOT IN THE PARK 2017 and DEPOT IN THE CASTLE 2018.
The Development Bank of Wales was set up by the Welsh Government to support the economy of Wales by making it easier for businesses to get the finance needed to start up, strengthen and grow. It does this by offering loans and equity from £1,000 - £5 million to start, strengthen or grow a business
Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. Innovate UK drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas, including those from the UK’s world-class research base.
Mazuma are the UK's leading subscription-based service for small and micro businesses. No matter where you are in the UK, you can benefit from Mazuma's affordable, hassle-free accountancy services that take all the stress out of accounts and tax for you.
The North Wales Economic Ambition Board (NWEAB) comprises the six North Wales Councils, Bangor and
Wrexham-Glyndwr Universities, Grwp Llandrillo Menai, Coleg Cambria, the North Wales
Business Council, the Mersey Dee Alliance and the Snowdonia, Anglesey and Deeside
Enterprise Zone Chairs.
The South Wales Chamber of Commerce connects key people and businesses to each other - locally, nationally, internationally. Its exceptional and informative events, inspire, stimulate and educate. It also offers a portfolio of resources needed to run your business.
Tech Nation empowers ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through growth programmes, digital entrepreneurship skills, a visa scheme for exceptional talent, and by championing the UK’s digital sector through data, stories and media campaigns.
Town Square’s mission is to connect new start-ups to learn and grow together. This is achieved through the creation of
co-working and shared workspace, and content from authentic entrepreneurs shared online.
Universities Wales represents the interests of universities in Wales. Its membership encompasses the vice-chancellors of all the universities in Wales and the Open University in Wales. Its 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.
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.
Startup Stiwdio is USW’s dedicated incubation space and programmes, designed to help develop and grow new business ideas. It provides a bespoke startup business support programme, a great space to work, and the opportunity to grow business contacts through various networks and events.
Wolfberry Cyber are recognised as Wales' leading Cyber Security Consultancy and provide their services across the UK and the rest of the globe, helping organisations in all sectors to identify and manage the risks they face.
ZIP WORLD is one of North Wales's biggest tourist attractions, with three sites across the Snowdonia National Park. Each site is carefully scouted for its natural beauty and the brand works sympathetically with the landscape to create groundbreaking, exhilarating adventures.