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Three Rosa Biotech scientists in lab looking at samples

Rosa Biotech secures £415,000 to accelerate early disease screening

Bio-sensing pioneer Rosa Biotech has secured £415,000 from angel investors and announced plans to accelerate development of its bio-sensing technology, designed to enable cost effective, early-stage screening of a range...
Zeke Steer, Founder of Milbotix with Smart Sensor Sock. Photo credit to St Monica Trust

Milbotix: Transforming dementia care with SmartSocks™

Following our company Milbotix’s recent investment from Alzheimer’s Society and £1.15m in non-dilutive funding awards, we had a chat with CEO, Dr Zeke Steer, to hear his story… Milbotix key facts Start...
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The winning wellbeing factor: Psychological safety for competitive edge

This month we feature a guest blog from award-winning business and wellbeing coach, Amy Armstrong, The Executive Alchemist, who has worked with SETsquared Bristol tech founders and their teams since...
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Welcome to our new Advisers in Residence

We are pleased to welcome QantX, Purplefish and Rocketmakers as our three new Advisers in Residence for investment, marketing and product development. Our specialist Advisers in Residence are a key aspect of our...
Rick Chapman teaching Sales Processes workshop to a group

Practical sales processes for startups

Our Entrepreneur in Residence, Rick Chapman, leads an annual Practical Sales Processes workshop for tech startups in the SETsquared Bristol community.   Rick is a serial entrepreneur, Non-Executive Chair of two...
Ali Kazmi, Founder of Ethical Equitym, smiling in a suit at Bristol's harbour

Ethical Equity: A funding revolution for fair access to capital

We had a chat with Ethical Equity and AI Simulator Founder, Ali Kazmi, to hear his story… Ethical Equity key facts Start date: 13 Aug 2019 Market sector: Fintech Location: Bristol Number...
Zeke Steer, Founder of Milbotix with Smart Sensor Sock. Photo credit to St Monica Trust

Milbotix announce investment round and grant funding for SmartSocks™

University of Bristol spinout Milbotix has announced an investment round to complete the development of its SmartSocks™ product line, which aims to help millions of people living with dementia, non-verbal...
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getUBetter: Digital self-management for musculoskeletal conditions

Following our member getUBetter’s partnership with numerous NHS trusts and invitation to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator, we had a chat with Founder and CEO, Dr Carey McClellan, to hear his...
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A record 45% of funding raises led by women

A record 45% of total funds raised by our companies were led by women in 2022. Women raised £15 million of the total £33 million raised by 85 of our...

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