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Midven’s Chairman Brian Blakemore, a leading financial expert with a career spanning 40 years in the banking and investment industries, shares his perspective on entrepreneurship and risk taking. His full commentary may be found in the forward of the recent Midven Annual Review. I remain very bullish about the new opportunities being seen in start-up, […]

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London has been lauded as the centre of the startup universe, but is Birmingham primed to take the lead? The Midlands is now home to 317,040 enterprises, the third highest figure in the UK. In the 18th century, Birmingham was hailed as “the first manufacturing town in the world”. It was at the forefront of worldwide advances in […]

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  The West Midlands Is Well Used To Being Dubbed “The Centre” Of The Country. New figures show that – as well as geographically – the region is fast becoming the “Centre of Enterprise.” Surprised? Well, the statistics make interesting reading. Recent figures show that The Midlands is home to some 317,040 enterprises, second only […]

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