Welcome to returning members and new tenants to our office space

By SETsquared-Bristol / 25th November 2020

The lifeblood of growing a business isn’t only the access to world-class business support, but also the access to a supportive community, valuable network and a space to bring teams together to create and innovate. During the pandemic, we’ve seen that working from home has its challenges, including the loss of face-to-face interaction and getting…

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Diverse pipeline of talent celebrated at Bristol’s Silicon Gorge

By SETsquared-Bristol / 17th November 2020

Eleven of the most exciting early-stage tech and digital startups in the South West and Wales pitched last week to an audience of high-calibre investors at the Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase final. Part of the Investment Activator Programme, Silicon Gorge is one of the West’s major investment events, with selected startups getting through semi-finals to…

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

By SETsquared-Bristol / 20th October 2020

On Tuesday 13 October, SETsquared Bristol and Engine Shed were delighted to host their third ‘Inspiring Women and Girls In STEAM’ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) 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…

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#Idea2Pitch returns as part of Bristol Technology Festival to help startups deliver a winning pitch

By SETsquared-Bristol / 15th October 2020

SETsquared Bristol’s free #Idea2Pitch workshop for tech entrepreneurs is returning on 10th November at Engine Shed as part of Bristol Technology Festival. #Idea2Pitch is a chance for novice entrepreneurs to explore the viability of a new business idea, or an opportunity for early stage companies to enhance and hone their skills before approaching investors. This…

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Enterprising Women Showcase celebrates new innovative Bristol businesses

By SETsquared-Bristol / 5th October 2020

A cohort of 18 women who are incubating their startups through SETsquared Bristol’s Enterprising Women programme, supported by NatWest, will showcase their new products and services at a blended pitching event on 27th October 2020. The Enterprising Women Showcase will be publicly live streamed and those watching can find out about the new women-led innovations…

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SETsquared Bristol remains open for business

By SETsquared-Bristol / 24th September 2020

Following the government’s announcement this week with regards new COVID-19 national guidelines, we would like to confirm what measures SETsquared Bristol, and Engine Shed, where we are based, have in place.  SETsquared offices, coworking spaces and meeting rooms will remain open to support people who can’t work from home. Engine Shed’s Members’ Lounge also remains open and a booking system is in place to…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – NORTHSTAR: Using data insights to drive business performance

By SETsquared-Bristol / 30th July 2020

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase a number of case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with NORTHSTAR Founder, Glyn Blaize… NORTHSTAR Key Facts Start date: 2017 Market sector: Recruitment Location: Bristol Number of employees: 3 (excl dev team 8)…

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SETsquared Bristol re-launch Breakthrough Bursary to make tech more inclusive

By SETsquared-Bristol / 30th July 2020

We are pleased to announce the re-launch of our Breakthrough Bursary for the second year, continuing our commitment to promote inclusion and equal opportunities in tech. The bursary supports BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) entrepreneurs to access business support for technology startups through SETsquared’s world-leading incubation programme.  SETsquared are encouraging BAME women founders as part…

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KETS Quantum Security wins Tech-Xpo 2020

By SETsquared-Bristol / 2nd July 2020

KETS Quantum Security, world leaders in integrated quantum cryptography hardware solutions, pitched against ten other startups from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene to win the ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ audience vote at Tuesday’s inaugural online version of SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo.  Tech-Xpo is SETsquared Bristol’s flagship pitch, demo, connect showcase, open to its startup members.   Founded in 2016 in the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Technology Labs, KETS work with…

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SETsquared Bristol named Hottest Accelerator in Europe

By SETsquared-Bristol / 29th June 2020

SETsquared Bristol has been awarded ‘Hottest Accelerator’ in Europe at The Europas Awards. The University of Bristol led incubator, based at Engine Shed, supports the growth of technology-based businesses, helping them move from initial ideas into commercial viability. SETsquared Bristol fought off stiff competition to win the title, beating 11 companies in the long list…

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