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Norwich firm hails landmark success for its fraud software

Norwich insurance services firm Validus-IVC has hailed the success of its pioneering software in exposing fraudsters.

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Farnell Clarke accountants. From left, Nathan Bowden, Connor Eade, Frances Jackson, Sharon Mason, Emma Hume, Nikki Shepherd, Samantha Elliott, Chris Sears, and Will Farnell. Picture: Denise Bradley

Cloud computing helps to open new horizons for Norwich-based Future 50 firm

Norwich-based accountancy firm Farnell Clarke is forecasting a third year of double digit growth driven by a strengthening customer appetite for its cloud-based accounting.

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Fakenham firm hails quail investment boost

Fakenham-based Norfolk Quail has seen a new processing plant take wing thanks to a five-figure investment.

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Josh Davies, left, from FXHOME with James Gorman from Lambda Films

Norwich firm’s global giveaway sees 100,000 people sign up

Norwich-based FXHOME has joined forces with fellow Future 50 firm Lambda Films in a drive to highlight its cutting edge film making and photography software to a global audience.

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Fountain Partnership have moved into new premises in Palace Street, Norwich and revealed their ambitious growth plans. 
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Norwich’s Fountain Partnership on verge of key US marketing deal

A Norwich-based internet marketing company is forging fresh links with the United States as it looks to drive its turnover through the £1m barrier.

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The EDP Future 50 Question Time taking place in the Curve at the Forum, where local M.P's Simon Wright, George Freeman and Chloe Smith along with Andy Wood answered wide ranging questions from the local business community. Photo: Steve Adams

Special report: EDP Future 50 firms demand BT boosts Norwich’s broadband speed

The EDP’s Future50 businesses have expressed their grave concerns about the state of Norwich’s broadband. Business writer Ben woods investigates.

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The EDP Future 50 Question Time taking place in the Curve at the Forum, where local M.P's Simon Wright, George Freeman and Chloe Smith along with Andy Wood answered wide ranging questions from the local business community. Photo: Steve Adams

Video: Norfolk’s Future50 quiz MPs and the New Anglia LEP at Question Time event

The needs of small businesses were placed under the microscope tonight when promising Norfolk firms quizzed a panel of local policymakers.

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Kevin Horne, NWES chief executive, at Rouen House in Norwich. Photo: Bill Smith

1,000 jobs boost as enterprise plans for Norwich and King’s Lynn race ahead

The economic importance of start up businesses to Norfolk and Suffolk has been underscored by a major investment to create four new enterprise centres and 1,000 jobs.

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Future 50 entrepreneur is hailed by ministers keen to learn more about the ‘sharing economy’

The boss of Future50 firm Liftshare is being feted in government as an example of a new approach to doing business.

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Tom McLoughlin, Andrea Wake, and Josh Davies from FXHOME. The business has secured £30,000 from New Anglia's Growing Business Fund to help expand its marketing team

Norwich Future 50 firm FXHOME strengthens its team after securing £30,000 Growing Business fund investment

Norwich-based FXHOME has strenghthened its marketing team after securing £30,000 of investment from New Anglia’s Growing Business Fund.

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Future 50 firm secures £750,000 of US funding

Norwich-based Intelligent Fingerprinting’s bid to develop the world’s first handheld fingerprint-based drug screening device has been boosted by £750,000 in funding from a consortium of private US-based investors.

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Nicole Jameson founder of Search Fruits

Leading role for EDP Future 50 chief in government’s new Growth Voucher scheme

The government is today set to launch a new £30m initiative to support business growth.

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EDP Future 50 firm ESE Direct forms partnership with Attleborough-based furniture manufacturer

EDP Future50 firm ESE Direct has announced a partnership with bespoke office furniture manufacturer Lee & Plumpton to deliver high-end UK-made products.

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Simon Gray, managing director of Credo Asset Finance

Boss of Future 50 firm Credo Asset Finance looks forward to a “bumper year” ahead

The boss of Future 50 firm Credo Asset Finance said the business was looking to build on the significant growth of 2013 as it seeks to secure new routes of funding to help businesses.

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Taverham husband and wife duo Kate and Steve Gaskin who run spying surveillance experiences.
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Norfolk firm embarks on fingerprint world record attempt

A Norfolk business is looking to recruit 100,000 students from across the country to take part in a fingerprint world record attempt.

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Jonathan Green founder of Thirtyone Fundraising, a member of the EDP Future50 2013

Norwich-based Future50 firm set to create up to 25 new jobs

Bosses of a Norwich-based fundraising call centre have unveiled plans to create 25 new jobs after accelerating their growth plans.

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New £7.8m Hethel site is all set for spring opening

Bosses at Hethel Engineering are confident that a new £7.8m expansion will be up and running by the start of March with growing hi-tech firms showing a strong interest in moving into the facility.

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Andy Wood, chairman of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

New Anglia local enterprise partnership outlines campaigns to boost business growth in Norfolk and Suffolk in 2014

Bosses at New Anglia local enterprise partnership are looking to reach out to smaller firms in 2014 in a bid to showcase how it can help them grow.

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Dr Jerry Walker chief executive of Intelligent Fingerprinting

Funding boost for Norwich-based Intelligent Fingerprinting

Norwich-based Future 50 company Intelligent Fingerprinting has secured a slice of a one million euro grant to support research into drug dependency.

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Future 50 2013 launch. Photo: Steve Adams

Video: New EDP Future50 intake for 2013 revealed

The cream of Norfolk’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs have been celebrated with the launch of the EDP Future50.

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