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SETsquared Bristol ‘Highly Commended’ at Bristol Life Awards, and shortlisted for Bristol Diversity Awards

By SETsquared-Bristol / 12th April 2019

We were delighted to be ‘Highly Commended’ in the Bristol Life Award’s Business Services category at last night’s ceremony, on 11th April 2019, celebrating the very best of Bristol’s businesses. It is a fantastic achievement to be recognised amongst an impressive range of local companies, from charities to corporates. The Business Services category had over…

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Popular #Idea2Pitch event returns to help businesses hone their pitches

By SETsquared-Bristol / 10th April 2019

SETsquared Bristol’s successful #Idea2Pitch workshop will return on 30th April to offer business support and pitching advice to technology companies. Attendees will receive exclusive access to SETsquared’s business experts and will refine their ideas and pitches amongst like-minded peers from Bristol’s start-up community. #Idea2Pitch is a chance for businesses to enhance and hone their skills…

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SETsquared Bristol announces new and extended Intellectual Property service

By SETsquared-Bristol / 25th March 2019

We are pleased to announce our new and extended IP (Intellectual Property) Advisor in Residence service for SETsquared Bristol members, which is now available fortnightly instead of monthly. Our incumbent IP advisors, Withers & Rogers, led by David Paton, are continuing to provide the service, but will be joined by Andrew Flaxman from Haseltine Lake,…

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SETsquared Bristol announces two new job vacancies to support growth

By SETsquared-Bristol / 25th March 2019

Nothing has stayed still for very long in our business to date, yet we are at the cusp of perhaps our most significant growth – our ‘scaling up’ phase. We are recruiting for two job vacancies at SETsquared Bristol, a full-time Administration Assistant and a part-time Marketing Manager. The Admin Assistant will play a core…

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SETsquared Bristol launches ‘Breakthrough Bursary’ to widen access to business support in Bristol

By SETsquared-Bristol / 27th February 2019

Today, Wednesday 27th February, SETsquared Bristol launches a new bursary that will support entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds in accessing business support through the world-class SETsquared incubation programme. Bristol is a widely diverse city, but there is a lack of BAME representation in the tech ecosystem. In 2018 SETsquared Bristol funded a research report carried out by…

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SETsquared Bristol shortlisted in Business Services category at Bristol Life Awards

By SETsquared-Bristol / 21st February 2019

Our team are thrilled to announce that SETsquared Bristol has been shortlisted for a 2019 Bristol Life Award in the Business Services category. The Bristol Life Awards celebrate the very best of Bristol’s businesses, with an impressive range of local companies involved, from charities to corporates. SETsquared Alumnus, One Big Circle, have also been nominated in…

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Xavier Analytics Awarded Innovate UK R&D Grant for AI in Accounting

By SETsquared-Bristol / 18th February 2019

SETsquared Bristol member, Xavier Analytics, has been approved Innovate UK funding for a £380k feasibility project looking further into AI for accounting. Xavier’s team have an ambitious goal to expand the Xavier suite of applications, which already use Machine Learning to improve financial data quality and provide data-driven insights for accountancy firms and their clients…

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SETsquared Bristol member Forth secures investment from first institutional investor

By SETsquared-Bristol / 8th February 2019

SETsquared Bristol members Forth have secured new investment from their first institutional investor for their innovative biometric tracking service. which helps people to navigate their way to better health using simply at-home finger-prick blood tests.   The new investment came from The Development Bank of Wales, together with a group of angels from Angels Invest…

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SETsquared Bristol celebrates diversity and new investments in 2018

By SETsquared-Bristol / 29th January 2019

SETsquared Bristol members collectively raised over £82.1m in 2018 The global incubator champions diversity, and now hosts 23% female founders – a 150% increase in three years 14% of SETsquared founders are from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) backgrounds SETsquared members now span 23 industries from biotech to financial services   SETsquared Bristol has…

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Goldman Sachs leads $8m investment in Immersive Labs cyber security skills platform

By SETsquared-Bristol / 17th January 2019

SETsquared member Immersive Labs have announced that Goldman Sachs has led an $8m Series A investment round in its fast-growing cyber security skills platform. The funding, made alongside smaller private investors, will grow an offering which arms enterprise IT and cyber security teams with the latest skills by combining threat data with gamified learning.  …

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