LOCAL AREA SUMARY:
Thames Valley Berkshire
Total number of scaleups
No. by employee growth
No. by turnover growth
No. by employee and turnover growth
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Employee Growth
Ocean Partners operates an ore concentrate trading company, which connects miners with processors by using risk analysis in order to identify the optimal markets for their clients goods.
2e2 provides managed services including outsourcing, archiving and IT support services to large public and private organisations.
Ridgeway operates a car dealership, selling both new and used cars.
DX provides next day delivery services of a wide range of goods across a number of industries.
Edens sells a range of new and used cars.
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth
Daly International provides a range of services relating to infrastructure development and management, including town planning, smart meter installation, and land use analysis.
Comfort Care Services
Comfort Care Services provides supported housing and care for adults with a number of conditions or needs, such as learning disabilities, chronic mental illness or substance addiction.
Sunpower Electronicsmanufactures power supply products.
Nature’s Finest has developed a range of fruit salads in juice.
N2O provides experiential marketing services to clients, a form of marketing which focuses on using activities and events to engage consumers directly in the client’s product and brand.
LOCAL LEP SCALEUP PROGRAMMES
ScaleUp Berkshire Partners work one-to-one with businesses across all sectors to understand their needs and connect them with relevant and specialist services available locally, regionally and nationally such as Be the Business, Vistage and LSE ELITE. They are also well provided with tools to implement and monitor their business strategy. This support is demand-led and scaleups can draw on their Scaleup Partner as and when they need support.
Other major areas of support are linking businesses with funding partners and helping them source interns and placement students via the University of Reading, academic specialists via Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and tech talent via Tech Nation’s Visa. One-to-one peer networking is also an important part of the offering: businesses are also introduced to other local scale-up leaders to share ideas, learn what works and build mutually beneficial relationships.
The key barriers to growth are Markets in the UK, Talent and Markets internationally. They are looking for support through LEPs/Growth Hubs, catapults, local or national government, public sector funding for innovation/R&D and procurement contracts.
Top barriers to growth
- Markets in the UK
- Markets internationally
want TO SEE more of:
- LEPs/Growth Hubs
- Local or national government
- Public sector funding for innovation/R&D
- Procurement contracts