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Xavier Analytics crowned Emerging App Partner of the Year at the Xero Awards UK & Ireland 2020

By SETsquared-Bristol / 5th March 2020

SETsquared Bristol members, Xavier Analytics, won Emerging App Partner of the Year at the Xero annual awards. Held at London’s iconic Electric Brixton, the awards showcased the achievements made by those leading the way in the accounting and app industries. Hosted by award-winning comedian Lucy Porter, the glittering event recognised and celebrated the 150 practices…

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Bristol flood risk mapping startup needs your support in the Green Awards 2020

By SETsquared-Bristol / 3rd February 2020

SETsquared Bristol resident members and University of Bristol spin-out, Fathom, have been nominated in the Innovation category for the Green Awards 2020 in Berlin in June 2020. The Green Awards celebrate the most innovative European green projects and minds in the following categories: Youngster, Innovation, Start-up and Impact. Fathom have been nominated for their global…

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SETsquared Bristol celebrate record £58 million turnover and founder diversity

By SETsquared-Bristol / 31st January 2020

SETsquared Bristol is delighted to announce that its 80+ tech startup and scaleup members have collectively achieved record turnover revenues exceeding £58 million in 2019. In addition, its members, across 27 sectors, created 240 new jobs in the city region last year. The University of Bristol-led incubator provides expertise, business support and a caring, connected…

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Investment Showcase cements its place as the highlight of SETsquared’s events calendar

By SETsquared-Bristol / 12th December 2019

Tech collided with tradition once again at One Great George Street, London for the SETsquared Partnership‘s 16th annual Accelerating Investment Showcase on 4 December. 21 high-tech companies, each seeking investments of between £150k – £3m, from across SETsquared’s incubation centres pitched to over 140 investors who attended on the day with further investors watching online.…

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SETsquared Bristol welcome Steve Edwards as Interim Centre Director

By SETsquared-Bristol / 6th December 2019

We are pleased to announce that Steve Edwards will be joining SETsquared Bristol in January 2020 as our Interim Centre Director to cover the maternity leave of Monika Radclyffe. Steve will head up the SETsquared Bristol team providing business incubation services to our 80 plus members. He will also lead in strategic business planning for…

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SETsquared Bristol panel event marks the launch of Back Her Business programme

By SETsquared-Bristol / 27th November 2019

On 26 November, SETsquared Bristol ran a panel discussion to launch a free Back Her Business pre-incubation programme, in collaboration with NatWest, to help women-formed businesses (including tech, tech enabled and non-tech businesses) access world class business support. Paul Forster, Community Manager at SETsquared, introduced the Back Her Business initiative, citing the Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship,…

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SETsquared Bristol hire Lisa Matthews as Business Incubation Manager

By SETsquared-Bristol / 11th November 2019

SETsquared Bristol are pleased to welcome Lisa Matthews to the team as Business Incubation Manager, a brand new full-time role. Lisa will be managing and developing all aspects of the incubation activity on a day-to-day basis, including memberships management, as well as working on various innovation projects in the West of England and nationally. As…

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SETsquared ranked global #1 university business incubator for third time

By SETsquared-Bristol / 7th November 2019

The SETsquared Partnership, a unique enterprise partnership between five leading, research-led UK universities, including the University of Bristol, has been ranked the global number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time by leading research and advisory firm, UBI Global. The title, which was awarded at the World Incubation Summit in Qatar on 6…

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SETsquared Bristol launch pre-incubation programme for new women-led businesses

By SETsquared-Bristol / 31st October 2019

SETsquared Bristol has partnered with NatWest to manage the yearlong Back Her Business project Launch event at Engine Shed on 26 November from 6-8pm   SETsquared Bristol are proud to have partnered with NatWest’s Back Her Business initiative, supported by Crowdfunder, to launch a free programme to help women formed businesses access world class business…

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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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