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A Panel of Investment Experts at Your Fingertips...What Would You Ask?

'From VCs to Super-Angels: The New Rules of Startup' is nearly upon us and we want to make sure you get the most out of the event as possible. 

This free event, hosted by UK Trade & Investment will question a panel of investment experts as they explore how to deal with superangels, together with savvy angels and VCs.

The event itself is full but you can register to watch a live online webcast from your living room, it will be just like sitting in the front row...but you can do it in your pj’s (don’t worry we wont tell anyone).

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£500 Grants for London's Digital Firms On UKTI SXSW Mission

sxsw logo by Colin Mutchler

Following the recent announcement of the UKTI Trade Mission to South by South West (SXSW) Interactive 2011 (10th-15th March), there's some rather good news for digital firms based in London who need a helping-hand to take part in the mission.

The marvellous people at UK Trade & Investment London have announced that they have secured 10 grants of up to £500 (tbc)  available for digital companies based inside the M25. This contribution towards the costs of going can be used towards travel and accommodation expenses of taking part in the UKTI SXSW mission.

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Build an Indian Marketing Strategy with Mumbai Management College Scholarship

View from Babulnath Jain Temple by Christian Haugen

Expanding a business into a new country can be daunting. As we've discovered across the Digital Mission events understanding the market is critical, even when there's a (mostly) shared language like the US.

At first sight, the Indian market looks daunting, the numbers are mind-boggling, as is the pace of change. That's before figuring out how to tackle the business culture.

Step in UK Trade & Investment's London team, they've just announced a Marketing Strategy Scholarship with S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. It looks like a fantastic opportunity to tap the brains of India's leading marketers in a five-day intensive course at their campus in Mumbai followed by executive placements at Indian companies.

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