Stories

Duel case study: Helping purpose and mission led brands to build a movement of advocates

By SETsquared-Bristol / 26th March 2021

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase member and alumni case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with Duel Founder and Managing Director, Paul Archer … Duel Key Facts Start date:  December 2016 Market sector: Marketing/branding Location:  Bristol Number of employees: 15…

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International Women’s Day 2021 – Inspiring career talks by women tech founders

By SETsquared-Bristol / 5th March 2021

To mark International Women’s Day 2021 on 8 March we talked to some of SETsquared Bristol’s female tech business founders about their career paths, which was shared with Engine Shed‘s education and school networks to inspire young women about future opportunities. Watch their short video stories What’s clear from the women we spoke to is that…

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Tethir and Pyreos consortium wins £0.5m UK grant for IOT sensor networks for faster forest fire detection

By SETsquared-Bristol / 26th February 2021

Innovate UK is backing a technology breakthrough that puts Pyreos and SETsquared Bristol members, Tethir, along with their academic partners, Imperial College London and King’s College London, at the forefront of the fight against one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters; wildfires. The grant of £500k from Innovate UK supports the development of the first…

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Case study: Xavier Analytics – Effective reporting starts with accurate data

By SETsquared-Bristol / 24th February 2021

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase member and alumni case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with Xavier Analytics Co-founder and Head of Design and Marketing, Helen Lloyd… Xavier Analytics Key Facts Start date:  June 2018 Market sector: Fintech &…

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GenomeKey raises investment from Bristol Private Equity Club

By SETsquared-Bristol / 15th January 2021

A group of Bristol-based entrepreneurs has invested £192k into SETsquared Bristol member, GenomeKey, a research and development startup which is searching for faster diagnosis and treatment of sepsis. Sixteen members of Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) have backed GenomeKey, which is carrying out the pioneering research programme in Bristol. The investment will enable GenomeKey to leverage…

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Case study: The XCD Journey – from startup to exit in ten years

By SETsquared-Bristol / 15th December 2020

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase member and alumni case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with XCD Founder, Chris Mitford-Slade … XCD Key Facts Start date:  October 2010 Market sector: HR & Payroll software Location: Bristol Number of employees: 80 Company…

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Interview with Mustafa Rampuri: Ambitions for enterprise and quantum technology in Bristol

By SETsquared-Bristol / 2nd December 2020

We had a chat with Mustafa Rampuri, Director of Enterprise Services and the Quantum Technology Innovation Centre (QTIC+) at University of Bristol, about his ambitions for enterprise and quantum technology in Bristol, and how these connect with the SETsquared Bristol incubation programme.  For those that don’t know much about you, what is your role and what is your background?  My role as Director of Enterprise Services is to help the University of…

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Bristol’s One Big Circle receives key investment from tech pioneers

By SETsquared-Bristol / 16th November 2020

Video technology and AI specialist, One Big Circle, has secured significant investment and growth thanks to the addition of previous SETsquared Bristol members, David Harris and Toby Hughes to the board. Both pioneers in the technology industry, David and Toby have joined the 15 strong One Big Circle team as Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director,…

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Bristol Medtech company wins Innovate UK grant for clearing blocked airways in emergency and chronic conditions

By SETsquared-Bristol / 10th November 2020

SETsquared Bristol member, Airway Medical, based at the Engine Shed near Temple Meads station in Bristol, today announced that they have been awarded funding from The Sustainable Innovation Fund from UK Government funding agency Innovate UK. Innovate UK as part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £191 million to fund both single…

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Stornaway.io case study: Interactive storytelling to connect creator and audience

By SETsquared-Bristol / 29th October 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 Stornaway.io Co-founder and Director, Kate Dimbleby… What does Stornaway.io do? Stornaway.io lets video producers create and publish interactive video stories, quickly…

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