At Thames Valley Science Park (TVSP) there is a rapidly growing community of ambitious, knowledge-based companies. The Whiteknights campus is already a thriving lively place to work with over 70 companies choosing to locate here. The Shinfield campus will include cutting edge laboratories together with modern, flexible co-working office space within a relaxed, campus style environment. Larger companies wanting to develop bespoke R&D or office buildings will find both the opportunity and expertise to make that happen. From January 2018 the Innovation Catalyst will be brought to life through a strong partnership to drive innovation in the Thames Valley. The key partners are VitalSix, TVSP and Barclays.
Henley Business Angels, which operates from Henley Business School at the University of Reading, is a network of experienced business leaders, successful entrepreneurs and investors. The network’s aim is to facilitate opportunities for members to invest in and mentor (S)EIS registered early stage businesses launched by entrepreneurs who graduated from or are connected with the Henley Business School and University of Reading. VitalSix is a delivery partner working with HBA to manage the network and deliver investment readiness workshops and support for HBA applicants.
FinanceHeads is a collaboration of qualified, experienced accountants who provide independent part time finance director-level support and guidance to the managers of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Each FinanceHead has held hands-on senior financial roles in significant corporate operations, giving them an in-depth business knowledge that is invaluable to any organisation. VitalSix has worked with FinanceHeads over many years to help ensure strategic financial and investment planning is a continually addressed in the businesses we work with to drive growth and speed up their path to success.