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A note from Monika Radclyffe, Centre Director: wishing you many successes for 2020, see you in 2021!

By SETsquared-Bristol / 12th December 2019

There is something special about the lead up to Christmas when we start thinking about having a break over the festive season to spend with our family and friends and slowly winding down with work. It’s also that time when an increasing number of people start deferring meetings to January giving us a little breathing…

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Building awesome investor decks – a game of greed and fear

By SETsquared-Bristol / 28th November 2019

On 21st November 2019, SETsquared Bristol ran a workshop on how to build a winning investor deck and tell a compelling story. The session was led by David Fogel, Co-founder and Investment Lead at ADV, whose focus is on finding the most ambitious founders in the UK and helping them grow using ADV’s capital and…

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Greville Commins, Entrepreneur in Residence: Seven key questions – to make an impact in business

By SETsquared-Bristol / 21st October 2019

Whenever you want to communicate to someone, in business, time is short because in modern life most people’s attention spans are short. We have a story to tell, to succeed we need to gain their interest as soon as possible in our story flow. It helps to have a “Wow” factor. This is something that…

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Rick Chapman, Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Rick Chapman, Entrepreneur-in-Residence: Am I ready for investment? Well that depends…

By SETsquared-Bristol / 17th September 2019

New companies often ask me if they are ‘investment ready’. The answer invariably is ‘that depends’. I break down investor readiness into three distinct tiers. By guiding companies through each one, they can prepare and develop a much stronger investment strategy and gain confidence in their pitch. Let’s dive into your pitch deck, how it…

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Six reasons to grow your business at SETsquared

By SETsquared-Bristol / 22nd August 2019

Monika Radclyffe, Centre Director of SETsquared Bristol, reflects on why technology startups and scaleups should invest in business acceleration support, and the benefits of growing a business through the SETsquared Bristol incubator. 1. To keep learning – you don’t know what you don’t know! As a new business founder, you’ll be working on all aspects of…

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Mogul Magazine Digital Business Surgery: customer messaging

By SETsquared-Bristol / 2nd August 2019

SETsquared Bristol is proud to partner with Mogul Magazine, Bristol’s first Black led digital magazine. Members of our team share monthly business advice and digital business surgeries for Mogul’s readers in each publication. Submit your business question to info@mogulmagazine.co.uk, where it could be published and answered by one of our business experts. Together we’ll ensure that…

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Top tips to jump start your business plan (with more than an idea)

By SETsquared-Bristol / 26th July 2019

On 17th July 2019, SETsquared Bristol ran a free ‘Jump start your business plan’ community workshop at Barton Hill Settlement, with funding from The University of Bristol. Aspiring entrepreneurs and start-up Founders, with businesses ranging from consultancies, arts and social enterprise, were treated to an informative, practical and interactive one-day session from the Global No1…

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Is your tech business ready for an incubator?

By SETsquared-Bristol / 18th July 2019

Monika Radclyffe, Centre Director of SETsquared Bristol, reflects on what the business incubator looks for when selecting new members, and the questions to ask yourself before you apply. We’re experiencing exciting times at SETsquared Bristol. We are currently incubating over 80 high-growth potential technology start-ups, from a broad range of sectors, from AI and VR…

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Mogul Magazine Digital Business Surgery: Competing with bigger brands

By SETsquared-Bristol / 25th June 2019

SETsquared Bristol is proud to partner with Mogul Magazine, Bristol’s first Black led digital magazine. Members of our team share monthly business advice and digital business surgeries for Mogul’s readers in each publication. Submit your business question to info@mogulmagazine.co.uk, where it could be published and answered by one of our business experts. Together we’ll ensure that…

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SETsquared Bristol’s guide to local business support resources

By SETsquared-Bristol / 30th May 2019

SETsquared Bristol’s business support isn’t suitable for all tech enabled businesses and some businesses are too early in their development to benefit from our world class accelerator programme. At SETsquared we understand that it’s tough starting out with a new business venture and want to ensure that all unsuccessful applicants receive helpful information about the…

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