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Kelly Tolhurst MP
Small Business Minister and Scale Up Champion
Sherry Coutu, Chair, ScaleUp Institute
Irene Graham, CEO, ScaleUp Institute
28 Scaleup business landscape
Including update on numbers and 2018 survey analysis
68 Leading programmes breaking down the barriers for scaleups
How national and international ecosystem actors are leaning in
to engage with scaleups leading case studies and insights.
130 The local scaleup ecosystem
Driving UK economic growth through scaleup ecosystems