Your future is here...

Welcome to our new Skills and Talent hub, a one stop shop for businesses looking to grow and people looking to advance their careers in the Cardiff Capital Region

What is venture?

A future built on skills and talent

The future of work in our region will be built on unleashing the power of our employers and employees. And that future is arriving - with Venture.

Venture Graduates

Linking talented graduates and ambitious businesses

The Venture Graduate Scheme aims to enhance productivity, innovation and economic growth by linking talented graduates with ambitious businesses in the Cardiff Capital Region.


6 graduates placed in companies across Caerphilly


5 graduates placed in companies across Monmouthshire


9 graduates placed in companies across Newport


1 graduates placed in companies across Torfaen


1 graduates placed in companies across Merthyr Tydfil


7 graduates placed in companies across Rhondda Cynon Taf


4 graduates placed in companies across the Vale of Glamorgan


6 graduates placed in companies across Bridgend


61 graduates placed in companies across Cardiff

We have appointed 101 graduates across the Cardiff Capital Region

Venture Graduate works with a wide variety of businesses within the region, ranging from start-ups, Micro, SME and larger businesses, all keen to give our graduates an opportunity to start their careers and use their skills and knowledge to help their businesses grow. Several of the businesses including, Spire Renewables (Caerphilly), Mag Manager (Monmouthshire), Lovell (Cardiff) and Clifton Finance (Cardiff) are now hiring their second and third graduates through this scheme.


applications received to date


of internships made into permanent roles


new business contacts made within CCR


of graduates appointed to date are from local universities


Nigel Griffiths, Chair of the Cardiff Capital Region Business Council talks to us about his personal experience of using the Cardiff Capital Region Graduate programme and explains why he would recommend using Venture Graduate to any SME business looking to access quality talent.

Latest updates from Venture

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