Maidenhead and Thames Valley Advisers
MTVA4Life is an innovative advisory network supporting companies that develop life-changing solutions, focusing on healthcare and technology. We provide early stage life science and technology companies with the operational support, mentorship and financial and professional network to grow and succeed.
Are you an expert in your field, open for new opportunities?
At MTVA4Life you will uncover a variety of emerging companies seeking professional advice and collaboration.
You have dedication, passion, and expertise to build the company. And when you need an advice to take it to the next level - locally, nationally and beyond - at MTVA4Life we will provide you with the support you need in order to succeed.
Finding the right opportunity in a crowded market is challenging. At MTVA4Life you will be part of a professionally managed group made up of experts in the healthcare and technology space and a network that connects you to people whom you respect and trust.
Ongoing Maidenhead rejuvenation brings new home and office space
Multiple life science and technology companies located in and around the town
Great transport links to Heathrow, London, Oxford and over the Thames Valley
Crossrail: opening in 2020, making Canary Wharf just 55 mins away
Superfast broadband coverage
MTVA attending Digital Health and Technology Show in London
March 12, 2019
We are attending DHTS in London this week!
The Health 4.0 theatre is designed to inspire new ways of thinking about and solving the problems facing health today. Featuring global innovators and thought leaders, our aim is to cover the most advanced digital innovations, business models and health strategies fit for the future.
Over these two days, delegates will hear essential start-up advice and inspiration from healthcare and wearable innovators, witnessing demos of the latest smart technology live on our stage. Come to the stage to see exclusive product demonstrations and the latest technology.
Our AI in Business conference track features keynotes from industry luminaries. There will also be tutorials, product and start-up demos, as well as detailed real-life use cases from businesses both large and small.
MTVA4Life is proud to support Rare Disease Day 2019
February 28, 2019
We are proud to support Rare Disease Day this year, with the theme of Bridging health and social care together! Our experts have been involved in a number of activities, supporting local and national charities. Show your rare! Show you care!
Congratulations to RBWM Business Award Winners 2018!
September 30, 2018
MTVA congratulates the Business of the Year Award Winner: Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd
This was a well rounded application that scored highly in all judging criteria. They offer innovative products in the market, are proud supporters of the local area and are particularly strong in customer service and engaging with the local community.
Meet us at Venturefest Oxford!
July 31, 2018
A gateway for entrepreneurs and innovators to connect with investors and advisors. Find out more here:
An ocean of healthcare data
July 09, 2018
A great bird's eye view of healthcare data - within this ocean , it is more important to start from asking the right question, otherwise there's a risk of drowning in it without arriving to any meaningful outcome!
Celebrating Success in Business
May 15, 2018
We have 15 categories to choose from this year, giving companies of all sizes and industries the chance to be involved and showcase their business.
Nominate your business here
MTVA supports Maidenhead & Windsor Business Awards 2017
September 14, 2017
We are thrilled to support Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards 2017 - celebrating success in business. Presented by Adrian Moorhouse, MBE, twelve companies received their awards on Friday September 15th. Read more here
Supporting groundbreaking wound care research
August 14, 2017
MTVA team has participated in a workshop dedicated to new research in cell biology and wound care at the Centre for Cell Biology & Cutaneous Research, Queen Mary University of London, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Sciences.
MTVA engages with local businesses
July 23, 2017
MTVA Founder, Dr Oksana Artyomenko has met the Mayor and Mayoress of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Councillor John Lenton and Mrs Margaret Lenton. Together with other Chamber of Commerce members, they have discussed current business needs and strategies for growth in the Royal Borough.
MTVA supports digital health innovation in Boston
July 14, 2017
Want to get in touch with Boston’s digital health innovation scene? PULSE@MassChallenge’s 2018 Launch is the perfect opportunity to meet all the movers and shakers in the digital health startup ecosystem:
The Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards
April 30, 2017
The Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards is a brand new initiative that gives you the opportunity to showcase your business to the local community, regardless of your size or industry. This is the perfect occasion to highlight your success to your clients and investors, recognise star employees and benchmark your success against your competitors.
“The Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards are a fantastic opportunity for the businesses in our local area to showcase their stories, and to be recognised for their contribution to a thriving economy. We have some fantastic businesses across many different industries in Maidenhead, from small to medium sized enterprises through to large public and private companies or not for profit organisations. The awards will have a wide range of categories, and will recognise excellence in all types of local businesses which contribute to a thriving economy. They will also provide the opportunity to network with leading local companies, and set new benchmarks for future success. I certainly encourage all businesses to put themselves forward and to attend the event so that everyone can benefit from it.”
Theresa May, Prime Minister
Find out more and register here
MTVA Showcase Spring 2017 - creating value in healthcare
March 22, 2017
Six early stage companies have presented their technologies and investment opportunities at the spring MTVA4Life showcase.
Sponsored by Hale and Company, and hosted by Adobe, the event has attracted interest from local advisers and investors. Read more here, or download the keynote: Budget, Brexit and Healthcare.
MTVA opens the London Stock Exchange with MassChallenge UK
February 22, 2017
MTVA is delighted to have an opportunity to open the London Stock Exchange with MassChallenge UK; promoting diversity in start-ups and the #FemaleFounder story #EMPOWERMC!
MTVA4Life is honoured to help award over twenty startups with £100,000+ in equity-free cash at the MassChallenge UK Awards!
January 19, 2017
We are proud to be mentors of Katerina Spranger (Oxford Heartbeat) who has won the Gold Award at MassChallenge UK!
MTVA attends the Jefferies Healthcare Conference in London
November 18, 2016
Now in its seventh year, the Jefferies Conference is the largest healthcare-dedicated conference in Europe. This year, it hosted 350 participating companies, 1,500 attendees and 3,200 investor and business-to-business meetings. The event featured leading public and private companies from the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, generics, consumer health, animal health, medical technology and healthcare services sectors from the United States, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Russia, India, Israel, China and Japan.
As part of the event, we have met with the most innovative biotech, pharmaceutical and medical devices companies.
#Min2Pitch! MTVA4Life supports healthcare companies at MassChallenge UK event
November 03, 2016
50 start-up companies have pitched at the #Min2Pitch MassChallenge UK event on Thursday November 3th, with several healthcare companies supported by MTVA4Life experts. Congratulations to Oxford Hearthbeat for winning the second prize!
October 11, 2016
Five innovative early stage healthcare and life science companies from Oxfordshire and London have presented their technologies to a group of industry experts and investors at the second MTVA4Life event. The event was kindly hosted by Adobe and supported by the Maidenhead and District Chamber of Commerce, Hale&Company and Gardner Leader Solicitors.
Maidenhead welcomes Alnylam!
September 19, 2016
Alnylam to brave Brexit and set up European HQ in the UK
Alnylam, one of the most promising US biotechnology companies, is to invest hundreds of millions of pounds to establish its European drug development and commercial headquarters in Maidenhead, Berkshire, the constituency of Theresa May, the Prime Minister.
Read the full story here
MTVA advisers: selecting the best healthcare startups
July 29, 2016
Proud to support MassChallenge UK! MC UK has recruited a world-class group of experts from various industries to form our judge and mentor pool. MassChallenge has a unique system of judging in which top-tier judges from the ecosystem select which startups enter the programme. Many of those same judges go on to mentor startups on-on-one throughout the programme and beyond.
To compete for shares of the award (up to £500K), finalist startups participating in the programme apply and pitch again during pre-final and final judging. The field is narrowed down to the top 26 and then from those between 10 and 20 startups are awarded shares of the no-equity cash prizes, the largest being £50,000.
Find out more here: http://masschallenge.org/programs/uk
MTVA is now a part of Friends of Maidenhead initiative
June 13, 2016
Come and meet MTVA4Life and many more at the Friends of Maidenhead exhibition at the Nicholsons Shopping Centre every Saturday!
Find out more about:
Maidenhead Neighbourhood Plan
Maidenhead Chamber of Commerce
Maidenhead Civic Society
Maidenhead Heritage Centre
Rotary Club of Maidenhead Thames,
and much more!
Wondering what happened to the companies that presented at MTVA back in March? Check out the updates!
August 30, 2016
Cipher Surgical has raised £1.9m at Crowdbank - see the full update
Clustermarket has made it to the finalists at MassChallenge UK
NALIA Systems is currently fundraising via the Syndicate Room and has raised £275K thus far.
Congratulations to all MassChallenge UK Finalists!
August 17, 2016
MasshChallenge UK welcomes its 100 finalists!
MassChallenge UK is the most startup-friendly accelerator in London and currently has 90 startups from all different industries, from all over the world
MassChallenge UK does not take equity from the startups we support or take any fees from startups - we value impact over equity
Teams within the accelerator are eligible to compete for shares of up to £500,000 in cash to be awarded at the end of the programme
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