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Ben Davies

Ben Davies

Group Marketing Director, Praetura Ventures

Ben is the Group Marketing Director for Praetura Group, a group of companies who provide alternative equity and debt funding solutions for ambitious SMEs in the North of England and across the UK. Praetura backs entrepreneurs with a more than money approach, offering active support to help them grow and succeed. 

Having held a variety of marketing roles in the last ten years, Ben has won a number of awards and been part of several industry-first campaigns across a variety of sectors. Previously, he headed up the marketing for the media arm of Social Chain during a critical time in the company’s history around their IPO. In 2014, Ben also co-founded Ziferblat UK which opened four branches across Manchester, Media City and Liverpool. Prior to this, he started several initiatives such as The Empty Shop with Manchester Arndale and The Mustard Tree.