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Co-working space Kollider has partnered with Barclays to launch a new entrepreneur incubator in Sheffield.
Jane Imrie

Barclays and Kollider launch entrepreneur incubator in Sheffield

Co-working space Kollider has partnered with Barclays to launch a new entrepreneur incubator in Sheffield city centre.

Situated in the city’s Castlegate area, the four-floor 80,000 sq ft Kollider Incubator is the third Barclays Eagle lab to open in Yorkshire, and aims to support entrepreneurs and SMEs in the region.

Neil Bradburne, Barclays business banking area manager, said: “We are very proud to be launching Kollider Incubator powered by Barclays Eagle Lab in Sheffield. It gives Yorkshire’s entrepreneurs a great opportunity to access support and guidance… and we are equipped to help them grow and compete on a world stage.”

“Sheffield is an exciting digital hub with huge growth potential. Our new Eagle Lab, which forms part of our wider growth strategy in Yorkshire to help businesses and entrepreneurs to develop, will help stimulate economic growth and create jobs in the local area.”

Founded by Nick Morgan and Adrian Hackett, Kollider specialises in helping entrepreneurs develop projects, and anticipates that the collaboration with the banking giant will stimulate growth and innovation in the city and across Yorkshire.

Kollider co-founder Nick Morgan, added: “We are really excited to officially open the Kollider Incubator powered by Barclays Eagle Lab.”

“Our ultimate goal is to develop real businesses that in turn inspire others and grow a new economic engine for the City. The Barclays Eagle Labs team and wider Barclays community are a critical partner in powering these outcomes.”

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