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Two heavy-hitters from the investment community have been confirmed in the already formidable line-up for TechBlast’s inaugural FUEL Manchester event on September 20th.

Patrick Molyneux, partner at KPMG Acceleris, and David Foreman, co-founder & managing partner at Praetura Ventures, will be available to offer first-hand advice to promising startup and scaleup businesses at the event in KPMG’s Manchester office in St Peter’s Square.

The two-part event, aimed at startups and scaleups, begins with a business breakfast discussion which will feature Molyneux as well as leading entrepreneurs including Paul Gouge of games studio Playdemic, Richard Potter of artificial intelligence scaleup Peak, Christy Foster of retail powerhouse Online4baby and OneFile founder Susanna Lawson.

FUEL Manchester

Part two of FUEL Manchester is an exclusive masterclass where a select group of businesses will gain direct access to panels of experts.

The session will be split into dedicated pods and involve a deep dive on the subjects raised in the morning session with respected names from the world of business.

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The funding masterclass will be led by Molyneux and feature Foreman alongside a yet-to-be-confirmed entrepreneur.

The growth planning masterclass will feature Foster, Lawson and Amman Ahmed, who recently sold MusicForPets to Hollywood-based tech giant Create Music Group.

The people masterclass will feature Richard Fallon of data intelligence company Naimuri alongside HR directors at prominent firms.

The branding masterclass will feature Richard West, co-founder & MD at Red Flag Alert, Salford Business School and a dedicated branding expert.

FUEL Manchester is being hosted at KPMG’s Manchester office in St Peter’s Square. KPMG and Salford Business School are its first confirmed sponsors. Interested potential sponsors from the investment, legal, recruitment and PR & marketing sectors can contact commercial director Gary Williams at this email address to discuss involvement.

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