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Rosie Bennett 29199-0111 

Rosie Bennett 
Entrepreneur in Residence
University of Bath Innovation Centre 
Email: R.Bennett@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1225 38 8713  

Rosie Bennett 

Entrepreneur in Residence

University of Bath Innovation Centre 
Email: R.Bennett@bath.ac.uk 
Tel: +44 (0)1225 38 8713  

Role

As Entrepreneur in Residence, Rosie is part of the enterprise team based at the Innovation Centre. The team provide business support to early stage and growth businesses. Contact Rosie to book a support session to discuss a business venture or idea. 

Career 

Rosie has extensive industry experience in the broadcast and interactive media, having joined BBC Online in its formative years. In 1999 she moved to Amsterdam, where she launched and ran the entertainment portals for UPC Broadband (a pan European Telecommunications company owned by Liberty Global). She went on to become Production Director of the team that deployed a multilingual interactive TV product on multiple set top box technologies.

On return to the UK, Rosie started her own digital media consultancy and joined Catalyst Venture Partners. She worked with entrepreneurs on raising early stage finance for their companies. Since moving to Bath in 2006 Rosie has been involved with a number of startups and early stage companies as a founder, consultant and mentor. She has been Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Bath Innovation Centre since 2014.

Education 

Rosie has a degree in American Studies from the University of Manchester and a Masters in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Salford.

Networks

Rosie is on the Board of Techspark. She also runs the ITGirls Collaborative Meetup and mentoring network; for women who work in the tech sector in the Southwest.