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Angels to spread wings for brand launches

An events company is targeting more brand activation work after seeing business increase in the category.

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(L to R) Tissuemed chief executive officer, David Mandley, and Chamber International export adviser, Robin Finnis, at the Leeds headquarters of the company which has gained regulatory approval from Chinas Federal Drug Administration for its product, TissuePatch.

Tissuemed aims to tap into the medical devices market in China

A surgical technology company, which has gained regulatory approval for its main product in China, is working with overseas trade specialist, Chamber International.

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7 March 2017....Faye Savory set up her company Bear Hugs, in Sheffield, with a grant from the Princes Trust. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Faye teams up with Alesha Dixon to encourage young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneur Faye Savory has joined forces with Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon to encourage unemployed young people to look at setting up their own business.

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Total Capital Partners helped with the MBO of Weird Fish earlier this year as well.

Logistics company Walkers Transport in management buyout deal

Logistics specialist Walkers Transport has completed a management buyout (MBO), backed by independent investment firm Total Capital Partners.

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connected: Furqan Alamgir, right, who founded Connexin in 2006, with business partner business partner Alex Yeung, left. The company plans to recruit an additional 100 staff following Silicon Valley investment

Silicon Valley funding ‘shows North is strong’

An internet connection provider has secured £10m from Silicon Valley, allowing the business to turn many areas of the UK into ‘smart cities’.

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Aidan Nolan, left, and Darren Evans, right, co-founders of Wilsons Republic, which ran its first Design Conference in Huddersfield last week.   The conference brought together creatives for a series of talks and seminars at Bates Mill.

Undercurrent of design talent emerging in town, say bosses

An undercurrent of design talent is beginning to emerge in Huddersfield, according to organisers of an industry conference in the West Yorkshire town.

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Sebastian Francis, co-founder of Titus Learning, outside Salts Mill.

Britain’s education tech firms ‘leading the world’

British learning technology providers are leading the way on the international stage, ahead of even US firms, according to the founder of a Yorkshire education technology business.

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Kahn in growth mission in China

Car design company Kahn Design has enlisted the help of overseas trade specialist Chamber International as the firm looks to create new sales partnerships in China.

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adding taste: Krishna Patel with the Dilishque paste which is aimed at people who are pressed for time. Picture: simon hulme

Krishna’s paste is spicing up meals

Meal times were difficult for Krishna Patel, when she was growing up. Ms Patel was just 11 years old when she became a carer for her mother Bharti Patel, who fell ill leaving her bed-ridden for prolonged periods of time.

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Tia Roqaa pictured with her Beauty Box at Gloss Chelwood Drive, Leeds..30th August 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Beauty box founder urges female entrepreneurs to work together

The founder of a beauty products subscription service is urging female entrepreneurs to help each other realise their goals in the business world.

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Twists and turns: Anne Marie Gordon moved into yoga whilst living in New York to cope with a stressful lifestyle. Picture: Porl Medlock

Hot Yoga venture aims to help people get the life balance right

A yoga business is hoping to inspire holistic healthy lifestyle changes through the discipline following the opening of its second studio.

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Moudy Khodadi, Max Hanson, Matthew Hanson, Abraham Khodadi

Founders of Memoraid

Pharmacists create supplement that can help boost brain power

People are not realising the importance of looking after their brain, according to a pharmacist who has created a memory supplement.

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james kinsella: The print industry is currently experiencing a lot of change.

Instantprint to invest £5m in new technology

Online printing company Instantprint is set to invest a further £5m in print technology this summer, creating 28 new job opportunities in South Yorkshire.

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Jonathan Sedgwick at UK Wrestling, Alexandra Mills, Batley.12th July 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Bid to put British wrestling back on the TV

A professional wrestling organisation is looking to bring British grappling back to mainstream TV and hopes to give female wrestlers a platform to showcase their ring skills.

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Dress sense: Jane Burbeary said she doesnt want brides to feel under pressure to conform to idealised images they see in the media. Picture: Porl Medlock

Wedding dress enterprise that is travelling on an upward curve

Women classed as being plus-sized should celebrate who they are and not feel under pressure to conform, says the founder of a bridal store specialising in plus-size dresses.

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the big eat: Simon Robinson and Ben Jones, directors and co-owners of Holy Molys Deep South Kitchen, with with one of their 8lb challenge gator burgers.

Holy Moly to take diners into Deep South

A restaurant inspired by the Deep South is hoping to see its tables regularly snapped up with a unique menu that also offers crocodile burgers.

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Date: 3rd May 2016.
Picture James Hardisty.
Launch of a new Leeds Beckett University and Yorkshire Post Newspapers partnership within the digital hub, Leeds. Pictured James Mitchinson, Editor of The Yorkshire Post, Katie Rigarlsford, Enterprise and Innovation Manager for Leeds Beckett University, Mark Casci, Yorkshire Post Business Editor, and Fran Parkinson. Enterprise & Innovation Hub Operations Manager, with digital hub users looking on in the new Digital Hub Enterprise and Innovation Academy at Yorkshire Post Newspapers, Leeds.

Digital Hub companies join forces

Two digital businesses based at the Leeds Digital Hub are pooling their resources to help clients generate leads online.

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Sarah Burgan, who has set up a clothing company inspired by tattoos called Fulwood London.
12th July 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tattoo designs without the ink proving a hit

Millennials have an advantage when it comes to exploiting business opportunities around subcultures as they have their finger on the pulse, according to a young entrepreneur selling tattoo inspired streetwear.

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David Davis, Encore Cistern. Pic: Adrian Sherratt

Firm that aims to be flushed with success

Two inventors have come up with a novel way of flushing toilets by using condensate from air conditioning units.

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Integra Buildings, Paull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 14 June, 2017. Pictured: LtoR Managing Director Gary Parker and Commercial Director Chris Turner

Integra sets sights on £3m move

Modular buildings specialist Integra Buildings has purchased six acres of industrial land at Paull, east of Hull, for £1.6m and plans a further £1.4m investment on the site.

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