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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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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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