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WHO'S BEHIND THE RAPID CHALLENGE

Prodrive is one of the largest independent, full capability motorsport & advanced engineering organisations in the world. Prodrive Ventures is the investment arm of Prodrive, injecting business and technical input to support early stage businesses in delivering innovative and commercially sustainable propositions.

You’re changing the world and we want to empower you. We are passionate about partnering and would love for you to innovate with confidence and operate with freedom on our cloud. Simply put, we want to be your most trusted technology partner regardless of size, stage, location or open source platform you choose to create your solutions from. Whether you need access to technology, guidance on selling to corporates, help to acquire customers through online advertising, or help on recruiting the best talent we are here to help.

KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms – delivering integrated solutions to our clients’ issues. From our history of working with entrepreneurs, CEOs, key family members, investors and shareholders, we understand that no two private businesses are alike.

Thanks to KPMG’s extensive global network, we are able to connect you to people, ideas and insights to help you succeed in an ever-evolving global economy. Whatever the size, sector or stage of your business, we’ll help you navigate your next. Our approach is to listen, invest in understanding your business and ambitions, and combine our deep commercial and industry expertise to help you deliver results.

At NatWest, we give entrepreneurs the power to start, scale and succeed and our locally based relationship managers work closely with businesses of all shapes and sizes in every sector.

At the heart of our support for entrepreneurs is our comprehensive programme of free mentoring, insight and bespoke coaching, specifically designed to meet the needs of entrepreneurs who want to grow and scale their business.

We provide entrepreneurs with full wrap-around care, connectivity and know-how, all crucial for their success and a strong national economy. We also have a team of Business Growth Enablers offering local support beyond banking. We have also recently launched Back Her Business to help female business founders develop crowd funding solutions.

 

We believe in enterprise, and will do everything we can to support it.

The IP Asset Partnership Limited is a specialist practice of Patent Attorneys and Legal Practitioners with extensive commercial experience.

 

We are passionate about helping our clients create, manage, enforce and deploy their IP, applying our collective skills, expertise and industrial experience to bring a sharp commercial focus. We offer our clients a full range of intellectual property services, across a broad range of technologies. Our unusual blend of IP and commercial skills are used, in partnership with our clients, to build a commercially focused robust IP position.

Crowdcube is the world's first and largest equity crowdfunding platform. We enable entrepreneurs to raise finance with the added benefit of being backed by everyday investors. For investors, Crowdcube provides a way to hand-pick a stake in an innovative business that traditionally would have been restricted to corporate investors.

Clayden Law is a team of experts in information technology, data privacy and cybersecurity law. From their base in the Thames Valley Clayden Law's specialist lawyers concentrate on delivering the best legal expertise combined with a practical hands-on approach you can trust.