Birmingham Tech Week:
Opening Event

Watch the opening of Birmingham Tech Week 2020 run in association with our strategic partners, Tech Nation, the West Midlands Growth Company and the Department for International Trade. Together, we discussed why the West Midlands is a fantastic region for Technology, Digital and Innovation and some of the amazing opportunities for businesses and individuals across the region.

Birmingham Tech Week is run in association with:


Mike Jackson
Entrepreneur Success Director
Tech Nation

Nicola Wright
Senior Development Manager (Tech & Creative)
West Midlands Growth Company

James Powell
Regional Director, Entrepreneurship

Joel Blake
Birmingham Tech Week

Our headline sponsor

NatWest is the UK’s biggest supporter of SMEs, and as part of this we are committed to removing barriers and providing more opportunities to help companies grow. Our services include traditional bank lending, bespoke support for entrepreneurs, and working with a range of partners across sectors to ensure businesses thrive.

Enterprise is central to our purpose-led strategy, and we have developed a range of programmes to enable business owners to succeed. We have over 500 accredited Women in Business specialists across the UK and have supported more than 19,000 entrepreneurs through our Business Builder and Accelerator programme. Our Dream Bigger initiative has been created to encourage young women in UK secondary schools to consider STEM subjects and Entrepreneurship as a career option.

NatWest’s Business Builder and  Entrepreneur Accelerator programmes are offered free of charge to support the crucial Tech segment, helping these businesses start, scale and succeed. Our Accelerator was recently voted the Number 1 Accelerator for Growth in the UK, by independent consultancy Beauhurst.

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