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SETsquared #Idea2Pitch joins Bristol Technology Festival to provide expert pitching advice to startups

By SETsquared-Bristol / 16th October 2019

SETsquared Bristol’s biannual #Idea2Pitch workshop is returning on 5th November 2019, at Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol, as part of the Bristol Technology Festival. The free event will offer business support and pitching advice to tech entrepreneurs, with a workshop from the Global #1 incubator. The event includes an interactive workshop on ‘what makes a…

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Girls and women inspired to try out a tech career on Ada Lovelace Day

By SETsquared-Bristol / 9th October 2019

On Tuesday 8 October, SETsquared Bristol and Engine Shed were delighted to host their second ‘Inspiring Women and Girls In STEAM’ event, in celebration of Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace, a 19th century mathematician, is widely credited as the first computer programmer, and best known for her work with Charles Babbage to develop the ‘Analytical Engine’…

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Two new job opportunities at SETsquared Bristol

By SETsquared-Bristol / 16th September 2019

We are recruiting for two job vacancies at SETsquared Bristol, a full-time Business Incubation Manager and Administration Assistant. The world’s no. 1 university-led business incubator is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial and outgoing individual to join the team as a Business Incubation Manager. This will be a perfect role if you enjoy working in a…

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Channel 4 invests in TravelLocal, the global tailor-made holiday marketplace

By SETsquared-Bristol / 16th September 2019

SETsquared Bristol member Travellocal, a global B2C online marketplace for tailor-made holidays announced a new investment from Channel 4, the British TV broadcaster, via its Commercial Growth Fund. Channel 4 joins existing investment funds, Active Partners and Gresham House Ventures, in backing the business. It takes TravelLocal’s total funding raised to date to over £8…

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Inductosense become the first Unit DX alumni company

By SETsquared-Bristol / 12th September 2019

SETsquared alumnus, Inductosense, a Bristol scale-up company specialising in ultrasonic non-destructive testing, are the first to graduate from Unit DX after relocating to a new facility this month. The new 5000 sq ft site nearby in St Philips will allow Inductosense to increase their research and production capacities. Our partner incubator, Unit DX, has played…

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SETsquared Bristol receives multiple awards for spin-out acceleration

By SETsquared-Bristol / 13th August 2019

We’re delighted to be recognised for two awards in succession for SETsquared Bristol’s business incubation work with tech spin-outs, alongside University of Bristol’s Research Commercialisation team. In August 2019, SETsquared Bristol was awarded ‘Best Higher Education Technology Transfer Specialists’ 2019 from SME News’ UK Enterprise Awards, as well as ‘Best Academic Researcher Development program’ –…

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Monika Radclyffe takes tech into the wild at Fireside Summit

By SETsquared-Bristol / 23rd July 2019

  SETsquared Bristol Director, Monika Radclyffe, will be speaking at Fireside Summit in September alongside leading experts in sustainability and technology. Fireside Summit is an off-grid tech festival with a focus on startups hosted outside of Bath. The event takes place on 3 to 4 September 2019, and with no phone signal on site, attendees…

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SETsquared Tech-Xpo 2019 video released

By SETsquared-Bristol / 22nd July 2019

The highlights from SETsquared Tech-Xpo 2019 event at Paintworks are now available to watch online. Tech-Xpo is an annual nomadic showcase and pitching competition representing the best technology emerging from the Global No1 incubator in Bristol. 18 companies exhibited at the event, showcasing both hardware and software demos. Vitamica were chosen as winner out of…

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SETsquared Bristol welcomes three ‘Breakthrough Bursary’ businesses into its world-class incubation programme

By SETsquared-Bristol / 5th July 2019

We are proud to announce the three companies that have been awarded our SETsquared Bristol Breakthrough Bursary. Chisel Robotics Ltd, Cyber Scholars, and NORTHSTAR™ will join our world-class incubation programme in the summer of 2019. NORTHSTAR™ is a software application offering visual indicators of performance for all parts of a business, providing staff with a…

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Vitamica Wins Best Elevator Pitch at SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo 2019

By SETsquared-Bristol / 19th June 2019

Vitamica won the popular vote and was named ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ last night at SETsquared Bristol’s annual Tech-Xpo, showcasing the region’s hottest technology from the Global No1, University of Bristol led incubator. The biomedical tech company, which transforms the way clinicians make decisions around antibiotics, was one of eight tech start-ups to pitch at the…

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