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*NEW* Thames Valley Uk Launchpad Testimonials

  1. 1. Thames Valley UK LaunchPad Testimonials Tried & Tested start up support in Europe's leading technology region
  2. 2. Introducing the Thames Valley Just West of London, the Thames Valley is a success story; one of the most vibrant business communities in the UK and home to some of the world’s most successful global brands and innovative small businesses. The Thames Valley showcases businesses at the cutting edge of science and technology, a location which is home to more people in Research and Development than almost Cambridge and Oxford combined.
  3. 3. Introducing the Thames Valley The world’s busiest airport London Heathrow is on our doorstep servicing the needs of a truly international business location; a location which is the first choice outside of London for overseas businesses establishing a UK office. Each Thames Valley town has something unique to offer people living, working or visiting the region, while the supporting road and rail infrastructure provides access to London and other UK and European destinations.
  4. 4. Testimonials Talend are French owned market leader in open source data integration software that in 2009 achieved record revenue, more than doubling from 2008. The fourth quarter of 2009 was Talend’s tenth consecutive quarter of growth. Our ambitions for the UK in 2010 are to double the size of the company and establish the Maidenhead office as the focal point for Talend’s business in the UK, Nordics and Middle East. The Thames Valley UK LaunchPad team has helped us to spend more time on our business and less time on the indirect, but still important issues of establishing our office infrastructure and local presence. For example, introducing us to experienced and local legal and property services in order to facilitate our forthcoming office move. We would recommend the Thames Valley UK LaunchPad initiative to any technology business considering setting up in the UK that needs to focus on building their business and wants a helping hand with all of the other issues that arise that can be a significant distraction. Martin James, UK Sales Director
  5. 5. Testimonials Systancia is a French owned leading software provider of application and desktop virtualisation solutions. Building up on the successful position achieved in our domestic market, we have decided to expand in the UK and and bring to this market an alternative solution to the virtualisation market. The Thames Valley UK LaunchPad team helped us in all steps leading to the successful start of our business in the UK. The Thames Valley UK Launch Pad introduced us to specialists in marketing services, translation and localisation, and Legal matters. Members of the Thames Valley UK Launchpad initiative such as Robertson Languages contributed significantly to the establishment of Systancia in the UK market. We would recommend the Thames Valley UK LaunchPad initiative any technology business considering setting up in the UK. Arnaud Caupin, International Business Development Manager, Systancia
  6. 6. Testimonials TVEP provided invaluable help to Panda Security in the decision on where to locate their UK HQ. TVEP provided information to support the reputation of the Thames Valley as a business location, and how a relocation to Bracknell would deliver significant benefit to the operations of our business in respect to attracting talent to drive forward the ambitions and growth of our technology business. A TVEP overview of the property market was supplemented by a comprehensive property search by an experienced member of the TVEP LaunchPad team. Working to a tight timescale we were able to identify a suitable high quality property in Bracknell and believe that getting in touch with TVEP has expedited this process and saved us time and money. Working with TVEP we are now exploring opportunities in linking with the regions research institutions and Universities to create further employment opportunities in the Thames Valley. Petter Lautin, Managing Director UK, Ireland, Sweden & Finland Panda Security is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based security solutions with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples per day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on PC performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in California and European headquarters in Spain.
  7. 7. Thames Valley UK Launch Pad Introducing the Launch Pad Offer Thames Valley UK Launch Pad is a service co-ordinated by TVEP to help companies new to the Thames Valley significantly reduce the time and cost in the planning, establishing and growing a presence in the UK. Thames Valley UK Launch Pad is led by a team of tried and test professionals and offers new investors a competitive advantage to accelerate entry into the UK.
  8. 8. Thames Valley UK Launch Pad How can Launch Pad help my business? • Launch Pad is a packaged offer of support for overseas businesses setting up operations in the Thames Valley • An offer of free & discounted office space • An offer of free & discounted professional services • Other discounts from TVEP members • Launch Pad complements existing TVEP, SEEDA and UKTI services
  9. 9. Contact Us Please register your enquiry today at: www.regus.co.uk/tvep Or for further information contact: Paul Britton Inward Investment Manager Thames Valley Economic Partnership T +44 118 9450043 e paul@thamesvalley.co.uk
  10. 10. Who are TVEP TVEP is a non profit organisation supported by the worlds global brands that have chosen the Thames Valley as their home. Microsoft, Cisco, Siemens, Oracle, UCB and many others work with us to en-sure that the Thames Valley remains a leading competitive business location in a globalised economy. TVEP work with the regions Universities, professional services providers, the Regional Development Agency (SEEDA) and Berkshire Economic Strategy Board (BESB) to ensure that companies new to the region receive ongoing support to grow and prosper in the region.