Growing global tech businesses
out of Bristol

Helping you make your impact in the world

Our support is designed for you. If you join us, you’ll enjoy tailored support crafted around your ambitions and introductions to an amazing network of companies and advisers.

Your success is our success

We’ve helped over 450 companies, in 20+ sectors, raise over £710 million in investment.

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Jenny at Ferryx - innovative biotech solutions to common gut problems

"SETsquared Bristol is helping me to learn and grow my business skills, constantly challenging me and keeping me on track, all within a thriving, supportive community of like-minded individuals."

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Chris at KETS - the future of secure communications

“Being a SETsquared member has been invaluable for advice, networking and workshops. It’s also great to have a supportive community around you who understands what you’re going through ...”

Neciah at FluoretiQ - revolutionising bacterial diagnostics

“It’s incredibly useful to meet entrepreneurs with similar challenges to share solutions. We have a much wider network through SETsquared, ensuring our developments can be heard by those who need to hear them ...”

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Ali at Ethical Equity - improving outcomes for impact businesses

"SETsquared Bristol’s support has enabled me to forge some deep connections with institutions and great people who wouldn’t normally be in my network or have access to."

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Fast track your tech business

Hear from our companies on how SETsquared Bristol has helped them grow their businesses.

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Calling all women entrepreneurs

Applications now open for Enterprising Women 4.0, a fully-funded business support programme to help women take their business or idea to the next stage.

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Calling all tech entrepreneurs

Take your business to the next stage. Come to our next Discover SETsquared open event on 22 October at 11 am

Featured news and insights

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Wave Photonics secures £4.5m to deploy light-based chips for quantum technologies

Our alumnus, Wave Photonics, has received £4.5m funding to develop a new range of on-chip photonics designs for quantum technologies, sensors and datacentre applications. Since 2021, the Cambridge-based startup has...
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The least answered question when preparing for investment

Kevin Simmons, Entrepreneur in Residence at SETsquared Bristol, reflects on the best way to improve the odds of getting investment for your tech business. "No matter how ‘investor ready’ you may...
Quantum business competition winners join SETsquared Bristol

Quantum business competition winners join SETsquared Bristol

Five quantum scientists have each been awarded 12 months of incubation support at SETsquared Bristol, plus financial support totalling £100,000 thanks to EPSRC skills funding awarded to the University of...