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Blog author: Greville Commins

Greville Commins formed Varoom in 2007 to help accelerate start-up businesses, improve their chances of a successful product launch or gaining investment. Using technical know-how, marketing & business development, leadership and mentoring skills to directly help start-ups excel. Greville has over 25 years experience in technology marketing, leading the introduction of new technologies, creation of business partnerships and alliances, and launch of new products to the market. A unique blend of technology know-how with marketing background, entrepreneurial business expertise and leadership skills. He also acts as a board advisor and Non-Executive Director/Chairman in early stage high-tech start-ups. Since 2007 has been a mentor at the Bristol SETSquared Business Acceleration Centre to advise entrepreneurs in developing their product ideas into successful business start-ups. Greville also lectures on Enterprise at the university of Bristol and guest lectures on the University of Bath MBA programme. Specialties: -Start up experience. -5 years Marketing at Intel. -5 Years in Silicon Valley. -16 years Marketing and business management at STMicroelectronics. -Business experience on an international scale in Europe, USA, Japan and China. -13+ years mentoring of early stage entrepreneurs. - Non-Executive Directorships with High tech companies. - 8 years teaching Enterprise at University of Bristol & University of Bath MBA - A range of short, practical, business workshops available to any start-up

All they wanted was a faster horse!

09 Feb 2018

As one of SETsquared Bristol’s entrepreneurs-in-residence, I get to meet a broad range of people and businesses across the high tech sector. In my numerous meetings with early stage entrepreneurs...

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