SmallBizPod #9 – podcast from the Business Startup Show

Interviews with existing and potential startups at Business Start-Ups 2005 show at the NEC in Birmingham.

By Alex Bellinger
22nd June 2005 at 9:02 am

elcome to SmallBizPod #9 – a podcast for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the UK and beyond. 36 minutes of news, interviews and practical advice for small businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in investing in new enterprises.

This week sees a SmallBizPod first – a sound seeing tour of the recent Business Start-Ups 2005 event held at the Birmingham NEC. The show includes interviews with the organisers of the event, visitors and exhibitors and also includes a comment from Richard Vobes. In addition, there is the usual mix of small business and enterprise news, views and opinion from the UK and beyond.

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• 00:00 Alex on what’s coming up in this week’s show
• 00:58 Why the delay and request for the lost Seattle comment
• 02:43 Comment from EW4N and an audio comment from Richard Vobes

• 06:48 Feature – Sound seeing tour of the Business Start-Up Show 2005, Birmingham NEC
• 08:18 Interview – Nick Moss, organiser of Buisness Start-Up Show 2005
• 12:15 Interview – Barry Hibberd, Advantage Business Angels
• 15:50 Interview – Luke Hewitt, show visitor
• 16:50 Britcaster sweeper –
• 18:05 Interview – Tracy Ronan, Lavender Business Solutions
• 19:45 Interview – Vikram and Raj, VRJ International, show visitors

• 22:21 Alliance & Leicester Commercial Finance analysis of commercial vehicle demand, HM Customs & Excise regional trade statistics, launch of TalkTalk business, Small Business Research Trust survey on UK SME confidence, US small business confidence index from the National Federation of Independent Businesses

• 26:58 How to send comments to SmallBizPod
• 27:38 Music – Lightstorm by Dagas


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