From the roaring TT Race to the tranquility of its scenic coastline, highlands and hidden glens, the Isle of Man combines its strengths in location and lifestyle with offshore finance, digital technologies and its creative industries.

Meet Isle of Media’s CEO Michael Wilson and Zoe Guilford from the Isle of Man Government at the International Business Festival, also known as the Business Fest, in Liverpool on the 27th June to discuss how we can help your next Digital Media venture.

Speakers Michael and Zoe at International Business Festival 2018

As a world leading finance hub the Isle of Man offers a plethora of financial support and advice. The Department for Enterprise supports Media businesses with a dedicated Digital Media Fund for the co-financing of content related ventures. A fifty million Enterprise Development Fund provides co-investments in new businesses. Grants are available for eligible capital expenditure and global marketing spend.

Numerous Business Angels, Family Offices, High Net Worth Individuals can provide equity. Banks and corporates are engaged to support entrepreneurship on the Island, and can provide growth capital for the next step. And if you go big, you might consider an innovative listing at The International Stock Exchange TISE, like TISE has been chosen to issue a €1.3 billion high yield bond from Netflix, or you prepare an ICO.

The Isle of Media is the national development agency for the thriving Isle of Man broadcast, video, film, eSports and digital media sector. Set up as a not-for-profit Public Private Partnership with Government to drive inward investment in Digital Media and foster the indigenous industry and talent, we provide pro-bono advice to develop your next media venture.

Meet with Europe’s unique Offshore media cluster on Wednesday the 27th June at the IBF, Business Fest, in Liverpool. Michael Wilson and Zoe Guilford will be on stage of the ‘Knowledge Hub’ at 11:50 am for Man Up – the entrepreneur’s quick guide to business on the Isle of Man.

Isle of Media at the International Business Festival 2018 Programme


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