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SETsquared Bristol case study – Fluence World: Where linguistics meets artificial intelligence

By SETsquared-Bristol / 6th March 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 Fluence World Co-founder and COO, Jennifer Hore… What does Fluence World do? Fluence delivers AI-assisted Quality Assurance to regulated industries. In…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – Helastel: Optimising for growth and innovation

By SETsquared-Bristol / 14th February 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 Helastel Founder and CEO, Iouri Prokhorov… Helastel Key Facts Start date:  4 June 2004 Market sector: Software consulting Location: Bristol Number of employees: 60…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – OKKO Health: Bristol’s pioneering smartphone technology to protect eyesight

By SETsquared-Bristol / 30th January 2020

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we are showcasing 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 OKKO Health Co-founder and CEO, Dr Stephanie Campbell… What does OKKO Health do? OKKO Health develop smartphone technology…

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Rugged composite hardware company Actuation Lab awarded £300k InnovateUK funding to support spin-out

By SETsquared-Bristol / 16th January 2020

To perform “actuation” is to put something into motion. SETsquared Bristol virtual member, Actuation Lab, a company born in the University of Bristol’s Composite Institute (ACCIS), is now in motion having received a £300k grant to spin-out of the University. SETsquared Bristol member Actuation Lab is addressing the problems of high servicing requirements and poor…

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UK agri-tech company, LettUs Grow, raises £2.35 million as demand for vertical farming technology rises

By SETsquared-Bristol / 9th January 2020

SETsquared Bristol virtual member, award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced today that it has secured £2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP. The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report states explicitly that climate change is threatening global food security with…

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Immersive Labs raises $40 million in Series B funding

By SETsquared-Bristol / 13th December 2019

SETsquared Bristol virtual member Immersive Labs has announced investment success securing $40 million in funding led by global growth equity investor Summit Partners and existing investor Goldman Sachs. Immersive Labs is an on-demand, continuous and trackable cyber skills development platform that is designed to enable both security specialists and business users to step into real-world…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – Good Sixty: celebrating the best of independent food

By SETsquared-Bristol / 21st November 2019

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we are showcasing 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 Good Sixty Founder and MD, Chris Edwards…   What does Good Sixty do? The idea for Good Sixty was…

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SETsquared Bristol Mentor Case Study – Suzanne Cole: It’s not your business, it’s theirs!

By SETsquared-Bristol / 25th October 2019

SETsquared Bristol maintains a high-quality pool of over 30 mentors, who offer their time pro-bono to mentor the Founders or management teams of SETsquared Bristol members. We had a chat with Suzanne Cole, Lecturer at University of Bristol’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, about how her background and experience in industry and education informed her…

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Technology tackling climate change at SETsquared Bristol

By SETsquared-Bristol / 20th September 2019

Today, 20th September 2019, is the Bristol Campaign Against Climate Change strike, part of a global movement where people all over the world are taking part in a massive day of action, and calling a halt to business as usual. With the current climate emergency, collaboration between governments, businesses and communities is vital to ensure…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – Gapsquare: Using technology and data to create the future of fair pay

By SETsquared-Bristol / 17th September 2019

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we are showcasing 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 Gapsquare CEO, Dr Zara Nanu… What does Gapsquare do? Gapsquare is creating the future of fair pay. We…

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