Government pledges £91m to top-up West Midlands Growth Deals

Original article is written by Duncan Tift – Deputy Editor, West Midlands. The Business Desk THE Government has pledged a further £91m to the West Midlands with the announcement of top-up packages to last year’s Growth Deals. The money is

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Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Daden Chatbot significantly passes modified turing test in a virtual world

As reported in a peer reviewed paper just published by Loyola Marymount University a chatbot avatar based on Daden’s Discourse chatbot engine recently significantly passed a modified Turing Test run in the virtual world of Second Life. The highlights from the paper are:

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Dreams of 300 West Midlands-based entrepreneurs to become reality with release of £2m start up cash

A new pot of £2 million in seed finance has been released this January to fund over 300 new start up businesses in the West Midlands over the next twelve months. The cash, available through Startup Direct, a partner of

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Inspire – IBM Watson and BlueMix Site Visit

Founders and Technical Directors who are on the Inspire programme will be heading to London to visit IMB’s South Bank offices. This is a great opportunity to learn all about IMB’s technical software systems, Watson and BlueMix. Inspire is a dedicated


Keynote Speaker Event: Lara Morgan – Building a Global Business

4th February 2015, 6:00pm – 8:30pm  Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf The 2nd e4f Inspire Keynote event to be delivered at the Innovation Birmingham Campus will feature Lara Morgan – Voted as one of the UK’s 10 most powerful Businesswomen (MSN Lifestyle).


Midven Presentation on Investment

Midven will be visiting e4f to give a presentation on getting your business investment ready. They will also cover the “dos and don’ts” of producing your business plan and welcome any questions you may have.   **Please note, this event

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