INVEST IN CREATIVE LAUNCH

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The DCMS Creative Scale Up programme partners joined together on 21st June at the official launch of the new Invest in Creative toolkit to explore the exciting investment opportunities offered by the UK creative sub-sectors. Hosted by Irene Graham OBE, CEO, ScaleUp Institute and Jenny Tooth OBE, CEO, UKBAA, the launch event welcomed a host of leading industry experts and investors to share perspectives on the importance of investing in the fast-paced Creative Industries and how the new toolkit offers a unique opportunity for investors. From national, regional and industry perspectives, to pinpointing where the areas ripe for investment are, the launch event showcased why there has never been a better time to invest in the creative industries.

Developed as the investment cornerstone of the DCMS Creative Scale-Up Pilot programme, Invest in Creative has been created by UK Business Angels Association and ScaleUp Institute, in partnership with Greater Manchester Combined Authority, The Growth Company, West of England Combined Authority and West Midlands Combined Authority to shine a spotlight on the extraordinary investment opportunities in the creative industries.

SPEAKERS INCLUDED

Irene Graham OBE, ScaleUp Institute

David Fisher, Edge Investments

Ian Livingstone CBE, Sumo Group Plc

Jenny Tooth OBE, UKBAA

Mehjabeen Patrick, Creative England

Ammo Talwar MBE, Punch Records

Paul Pacifico, AIM

Jon Zeff, Creative Industries Council

Nona Hunter, WECA

Fiona Latter, WMCA

Wendy Hammett, London Fashion Fund

Sam Whitear, GC Business Growth Hub

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