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GenomeKey case study: Saving lives through early diagnosis of sepsis

By SETsquared-Bristol / 7th July 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 GenomeKey CEO, Michael Roberts… GenomeKey Facts Start date:  August 2019 Market sector: Medtech/diagnostics Location: Bristol Number of employees: 9 growing to 12 and beyond Amount…

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KETS Quantum Security raises £3.1 million to keep data safe from the next generation of quantum-computing enabled hackers

By SETsquared-Bristol / 16th June 2021

SETsquared Bristol member, KETS Quantum Security, has raised a £3.1 million round to bring to market hardware to protect data from a new generation of cyberattacks that will use quantum computers to break through all existing encryption protections. Progress in the field of quantum computing has been advancing exponentially over the past decade. With that progress,…

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Byrd is overfunding on Seedrs

By SETsquared-Bristol / 1st June 2021

SETsquared Bristol member, Byrd, a technology startup for runners, is currently overfunding on the equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Byrd’s unique EQAI coach builds the right run at the right time for each individual using over 1 billion variables. The investment from the raise will enable Byrd to launch in September 2021. Edd Baldry, CEO said:…

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KETS case study: The future of secure communications, today

By SETsquared-Bristol / 27th May 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 KETS Quantum Security CEO and Co-founder, Chris Erven… Key Facts Start date:  July 2016 Market sector: Cyber security Location: Bristol Number of employees: 13 Amount…

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AutonoMe secures investment to expand support to vulnerable people

By SETsquared-Bristol / 10th May 2021

SETsquared Bristol member, the Bristol-based educational technology developer AutonoMe, has raised over £400k in its latest funding round to further enhance its support for vulnerable people in Education and Social Care settings. The investment, which has been made by City Funds, South East Angels, Bristol Private Equity Club and current shareholders, will help AutonoMe to…

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CARB-X is funding UK-biotech GenomeKey to develop a rapid diagnostic for sepsis, a leading cause of death in hospitals

By SETsquared-Bristol / 29th April 2021

(BOSTON) – CARB-X is awarding SETsquared Bristol member, GenomeKey (Genomics Labs Ltd.) in Bristol, UK, up to $9.5 million in grant funding to develop an innovative rapid diagnostic for sepsis. The new diagnostic would significantly reduce the time it takes to determine what bacteria are causing an infection and which antibiotics would be most effective…

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Actuation Lab case study: Rethinking Industrial Hardware

By SETsquared-Bristol / 26th April 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 Actuation Lab CEO, Simon Bates… Key Facts Spin-out of the University of Bristol: August 2019 Market sector: Energy and broader process industry Location: Bristol…

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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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