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Bristol Technology Festival unveils schedule for October showcase

By SETsquared-Bristol / 5th October 2021

Bristol Technology Festival (BTF) has unveiled a packed schedule for its tech showcase event, taking place next week, 11-15 October 2021. Now into its third edition, BTF is an annual celebration designed to bring together events, people and communities to share, learn and explore technology developments in the southwest region. Events will encompass a range…

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Breakthrough Bursary returns to support BAME tech founders

By SETsquared-Bristol / 21st September 2021

We are proud to relaunch our Breakthrough Bursary for the third year, continuing our commitment to promoting inclusion and equal opportunities in tech. The bursary supports BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) entrepreneurs in the UK to access business support through our award-winning incubation programme, including university spinouts, and startups from the private sector. Women…

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Cardiff joins the SETsquared Partnership

By SETsquared-Bristol / 14th September 2021

Cardiff University has become the sixth partner of SETsquared, the world’s top-ranked university-business incubator. Cardiff joins the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, and Surrey and will further strengthen the group’s capability for providing enterprise and innovation programmes for researchers, entrepreneurs and high-growth companies in its ecosystem. The SETsquared Partnership has an enviable track-record having…

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#Idea2Pitch returns as part of Bristol Technology Festival to support early-stage tech startups

By SETsquared-Bristol / 24th August 2021

Our free #Idea2Pitch workshop for tech startups is returning in-person at Engine Shed on 13th October 2021 as part of Bristol Technology Festival. #Idea2Pitch is a chance for novice entrepreneurs to explore the viability of a new business idea or for early-stage companies to enhance and hone their skills before approaching investors. The event includes…

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Gapsquare joins forces with XpertHR to provide advanced pay equity solutions

By SETsquared-Bristol / 2nd August 2021

SETsquared Bristol alumnus, Gapsquare, has announced that from today, 2 August 2021, the company is joining XpertHR. Gapsquare is aware that a shift towards a fairer world of working is becoming increasingly important to both employers and employees. Around the globe, businesses are grappling with evolving legislation and the expectations of an up and coming…

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Pioneering app that supports breastfeeding mums to launch during World Breastfeeding Week

By SETsquared-Bristol / 2nd August 2021

SETsquared Bristol member, LatchAid, the Gloucestershire/Bristol firm using innovative technology to revolutionise breastfeeding, is expanding further by launching its new app during World Breastfeeding Week. Lack of breastfeeding is a global concern and the UK has the worst breastfeeding rate in the world. Breastfeeding reduces risks of diseases for mothers and babies, improves life expectancy,…

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QTEC creates new programme to support the launch of deep tech startups

By SETsquared-Bristol / 26th July 2021

Our University of Bristol partner, Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) is delighted to announce the launch of the QUEST programme, starting in October 2021. QUEST is a six month pre-incubator programme that will kickstart new technology ventures in the United Kingdom and beyond. The QUEST programme will support commercially driven researchers who are looking to…

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Ferryx win Best Elevator Pitch award at Tech-Xpo 2021

By SETsquared-Bristol / 1st July 2021

Ferryx, a biotech company tackling gastrointestinal inflammation, pitched alongside ten other startups from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene to win ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ at Tech-Xpo on Wednesday 30 June. Tech-Xpo is our flagship pitch, demo, connect showcase, providing a platform for startups to showcase their innovative technologies and raise investment. Founded in 2019 as a spin-out from the University of Bristol, Ferryx…

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Neuronostics reach final of global competition

By SETsquared-Bristol / 24th June 2021

Neuronostics, a SETsquared Bristol member, is one of four finalists for the Nature Spinoff Prize 2021. The finalists were chosen for their potential to translate world-leading scientific research into products and services that would have lasting impact on society. Neuronostics was co-founded by Professor John Terry and Dr Wessel Woldman in 2018. Since that time,…

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Europas Finalist Accelerator Award

SETsquared Bristol shortlisted as Hottest Accelerator in Europe for second consecutive year

By Tamsin Denbigh / 14th June 2021

We are thrilled to be announced as a finalist of the Hottest Accelerator Award in The Europas, the premier awards for the hottest tech startups in Europe. This is our second year in the shortlist, with 2020 seeing us winning the title against stiff competition from London and European accelerators. This year, SETsquared Bristol is…

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