Venue – Clockwise Liverpool, Edward Pavilion, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AF

14th May 2024

Public event – 9am-10.15am (networking from 8.30am)

Invite-only masterclass pods – 10.30am-1.30pm

FUEL is an innovative event created to fuel business growth for promising startups and scaleups.

Supported by Growth Platform and ClockwiseFUEL Liverpool is a two-part event which begins with a whistle-stop discussion of some of the big questions facing business. A panel of entrepreneurs and experts will share their insight and analysis on key areas including funding, people, export and planning for growth.

Reserve your breakfast spot here

Part two of FUEL Liverpool is an exclusive, invite-only masterclass where a select group of businesses will gain direct access to the experts. The session will be split into dedicated pods – with each business participating in all pods, on a round-robin basis – and involve a deep dive on the subjects raised in the morning session with some of the most respected names in the world of business. With practical steps to overcoming challenges and maximising growth when building your business, topics include:


• How to become investment-ready

• The different types of funding available

• Identifying – & working with – the right investors


• Tips for recruitment, retention & performance

• Boosting diversity & inclusion

• How to add an ‘X Factor’ to your boardroom


• Launching or selling your product into new markets

• Legal obligations

• Other considerations when expanding internationally

Growth planning

• Safeguarding intellectual property

• Transitioning from startup to scaleup

• Building an exit plan


Dean Ward, founder & CPO, Evoke Creative

Dean Ward, founder & CPO, Evoke Creative

Kathryn Bell, CEO, The Webinar Vet

Kathryn Bell, CEO, The Webinar Vet

Antony Shimmin, co-founder & CCO, Mycardium AI

Antony Shimmin, co-founder & COO, Mycardium AI

Kellie Noon, co-founder, Interkultura

Kellie Noon, co-founder, Interkultura

Scott Robertson, co-founder, HaulageHub

Scott Robertson, co-founder, HaulageHub

More speakers TBC


Businesses chosen to participate in the masterclass pods may be able to access follow-up support.

Interested potential sponsors can contact editor Jonathan Symcox at this email address.

The event will be chaired by award-winning executive editor Chris Maguire and will be featured in TechBlast and BusinessCloud.

Attendees’ provided contact details may be used for follow-up correspondence by BusinessCloud Publishing Ltd and sponsors.

Reserve your breakfast spot here


08.30am – 09.00am – Networking

09.00am – 10.15am – Breakfast panel

10.15am – 10.30am – Networking

10.30am – 11.10am – Masterclass pod #1 (funding/people/export/growth planning)

11.15am – 11.55am – Masterclass pod #2

12pm – 12.40pm – Masterclass pod #3

12.45pm – 1.25pm – Masterclass pod #4

1.25pm – 1.30pm – Summary & conclusions