- 1/9/2015 New Associate joins Varoom
Ben Allen signs as new Varoom Associate. Ben brings twenty years of High Tech Marketing and business development experience in Telecoms, Consumer Electronics and Broadcast industry into the Varoom portfolio. Ben will be helping deliver Marketing lectures on Varoom Enteprise courses.
- 24/6/2015 New Associate joins Varoom
Bryan Sergeant signs as new Varoom Associate. Bryan brings a wide range of high level business experience at senior level together with successful business exits to Varoom and will be delivering lectures on Varoom Enterprise courses.
Greville Commins appointed NonExec Chairman of Folium Optics Ltd. Specialising in novel plastic display technologies, Folium Optics colour reflective displays look great in all lighting conditions, are low power, thin, robust and can be curved and novel shapes.
- 30/1/2015 New Associate joins Varoom
Rodger Sykes signs as new Varoom Associate. Rodger brings a wide range of high tech business experience at senior level to Varoom and will be delivering lectures on the University of Bristol Enterprise courses.
- 28/1/2015 Bath Spa conference lecture
Varoom delivered a lecture on the anatomy of a business plan to students attending a conference on start-ups.
- 28/01/2014 New Associate
Melissa Kidd of Coaching Creatives joined Varoom as an associate. Melissa helps professionals become more effective communicators and with reluctant networkers helping them become more confident and effective.
- 31/10/2013 Digital Bristol workshop day
Delivered a workshop on Elevator pitching to attendees at the Digital Bristol day, 4 November, Colston Hall, Bristol.
- 20/06/2013 New Associate
David Smee of Kick Sum Limited joined Varoom as an associate in June 2013. With broad ranging commercial skills from 20 years of work across marketing and product management, he will be supporting Varoom’s start-up clients.
- 13/03/2013 Key note speech at Sizing the Market event
Delivered a key note speech, in March, on techniques of doing market research, on a tight budget, so that start-ups can size their markets. Attendees from BCS, IET and South West Founders.
- 19/02/2013 University of Bath MBA Entrepreneurship in Action
Delivered lectures on “What makes a good business idea” and “F-word funding strategies” to Executive MBA students on the Univeristy of Bath Entrepreneurship in Action module.
The Economist ranked the Bath MBA: 2nd in the UK.
- 13/07/2012 New Associate
Rick Chapman joined Varoom as associate in September 2012, bringing entrepreneurial skills, marketing, business development and real world experience to the companies that Varoom supports.
- 21/06/2012 F-Word lecture to Bath Entrepreneurship Programme
Delivered the F-word lecture, on funding strategies, how investors work and how to prepare to meet them. The Bath Entrepreneurship Programme is a new programme aimed at new entrepreneurs who want a fast track to gaining skills in start-ups.
- 14/06/2012 Speech at BEN on Observations of Entrepreneurs
Commenting on past observations of over 100 Entrepreneurs over 5 years, speech to budding entrepreneurs at the Bristol&Bath Enterprise Network Entreprenuers event at the Science Park.
- 01/11/2011 Non Exec Chairman, MathEmbedded Ltd
Greville Commins appointed NonExec Chairman of MathEmbedded Ltd, specialising in Embedded Linux Security and Embedded Linux Software, particularly for the Set Top Box, Connected TV, mobile and Consumer Electronics (CE) markets.
- 11/10/2011 New associate
Dr Simon Scott joins Varoom as associate, bringing marketing skills, business management and coaching expertise to the companies that Varoom supports.