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Neighbourly wins Queen's Award for Enterprise

Giving platform Neighbourly wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Our alumnus Neighbourly, the community engagement and investment platform, has been awarded a 2022 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. Now in its 56th year, the Queen’s Awards...
Ronan Finnegan and Harry Kimberley Bowen wearing SpaceBands

Wearable tech startup SpaceBands launch crowdfunding campaign

Our member Spacebands, who create wearable technology solutions to make workplaces safer, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to help with their next stage of business growth. Investment from...
Dr Chen Mao Davies

Femtech startup LatchAid secures £1m seed funding

Our member LatchAid, an award winning breastfeeding and early parenthood support innovator, has closed its seed funding round with an ultra-competitive £510k Innovate UK Innovation Loan, bringing total investments to £1m, as testament...
Olivia Champion

Olivia Champion, Entrepreneur in Residence: Gender diversity in startups

As we reflect on all of the achievements of women across different sectors for International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month this March, it’s only natural that, as Entrepreneur in...
Breakthrough Bursary 2022 startup founders

Breakthrough Bursary scheme supports diverse founder startups

We’re thrilled to announce that five innovative tech companies with founders from diverse ethnic backgrounds have been awarded our 2022 Breakthrough Bursary. Now in its third year, the bursary provides...
Fluoretiq founder Neciah Dorh at their facilities in Bristol, 4 June 2021.

FluoretiQ announces the closure of £1.1 million funding round

Our member and University of Bristol spin-out, FluoretiQ, has today announced the completion of a £1.1 million, pre-series A investment. Their pioneering NANOPLEX technology is a 15-minute proprietary diagnostic platform...
Enterprising Women 2.0 cohort

Enterprising Women showcases new innovative businesses

A cohort of 13 women entrepreneurs showcased their innovative startups at a pitching event on 15th February as a finale to our Enterprising Women 2.0 pre-incubation programme. Now in its...
UoB stock - Bristol suspension bridge at dusk

SETsquared Bristol tech companies raise record investment

We are thrilled to announce that our companies attracted a record investment of £98.8 million in 2021. The figure was equivalent to 15% of the total £636 million raised by...
Nikki Hawkes - Stratiphy

Investment app to go live after smashing crowdfund target

Following their successful crowdfund raise of more than £440,000, SETsquared Bristol member, Stratiphy, a London-based fintech startup, will soon be launching an investment app.   The app will allow users to trade according...

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