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Liverpool to host Europe's biggest student enterprise conference

Santander is backing the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs student enterprise conference, hosted by Liverpool John Moores University. It is the second year running the bank has been involved, after it launched a start-up incubator in Liverpool at last year's International Festival for Business. More than 800 college and university students will work with some of the UK's most innovative entrepreneurs and businesses at the event. The weekend, also supported by the City of Liverpool College, will feature former Liverpool Lord Mayor Cllr Gary Millar, director of DoES Liverpool, the city's makers and entrepreneurs community, Adrian McEwan, and Rebecca Jones, co-founder of Girl Geeks Liverpool as its main speakers. Damian McGann, managing director north division in Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking, said: “It's so important to support and encourage entrepreneurship, especially amongst young people. “Student entrepreneurs are key to the growth and prosperity of our economy and many of them, along with the impact of new technology, will innovate, define and lead our future.”

 

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