Amutri: Revolutionising 3D visualisation

Amutri 3D visualisation in use - woman using VR headset for architectural design

Following Amutri’s £1 million raise in grant and equity funding, we had a chat with CEO, Michael Calver and Product Manager, Masayuki Kishi, to hear their story… Amutri at a glance:  Let’s start with Amutri’s elevator pitch Amutri is building a revolutionary 3D Visualisation product that turns Computer-aided design (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) files into…

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Green transport spotlight: Dash

Omar Mahamed, founder of Dash, smiling, wearing a suit, standing in front of trees

Dash has recently launched its pilot for a green transport solution. We had a chat with Co-founder, Omar Mahamed, to hear his story… Dash at a glance:  Let’s start with Dash’s elevator pitch At Dash, we are building an eco-friendly vehicle sharing service that provides our communities with an affordable solution to vehicle ownership. We believe that…

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Winners announced – Innovate UK Unlocking Potential Award

Two of the women founders of Eleria standing together smiling in front of foliage

Four SETsquared Bristol companies have secured funding from Innovate UK’s Unlocking Potential: Build Award to accelerate their innovations into development. Eleria, Inclued AI, MyCoPilot.ai and SpatialCortex Technology have each received a £50k grant and access to tailored mentorship and support programmes. The Innovate UK competition is investing a combined £6.2m into innovative projects with the…

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Siloton: Photonics technology to prevent sight loss

Following our member company Siloton’s £470k raise, which will further fund its diagnostic imaging technology to prevent sight loss, we had a chat with Co-founder and CEO, Alasdair Price, to hear his story… Siloton key facts Start date: 1 April 2020 Market sector: Healthtech Location: Bristol Company growth status: Seed Stage In your own words, what does Siloton do? Siloton…

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Milbotix: Transforming dementia care with SmartSocks™

Zeke Steer, Founder of Milbotix with Smart Sensor Sock. Photo credit to St Monica Trust

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 date: 24 February 2020 Market sector: Healthtech/wearables/IoT Location: Bristol and Oxford Number of employees: 8 Company growth status: Startup Milbotix is partnered with the UK Dementia Research Institute and University…

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Ethical Equity: A funding revolution for fair access to capital

Ali Kazmi, Founder of Ethical Equitym, smiling in a suit at Bristol's harbour

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 of employees:  5 core members Company growth status: Growth In your own words what does Ethical Equity do? Ethical Equity’s raison d’être is to improve…

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Stewart Noakes: Becoming investment ready

Stewart Noakes, Entrepreneur in Residence at SETsquared Bristol, shares his guide to becoming investment ready for technology startups. So, you want to raise seed funds for your idea, but with so much information out there it can be hard to find where you should start. Every investor seems to ask you something different and when you’ve…

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Voltric: Tech-enabled solutions for electric vehicle driving

Julian Mensah, Founder of Voltric

Following our member Voltric’s recent seed fundraiser launch and significant pre-seed investment round, we had a chat with Chief Executive, Julian Mensah, to hear his story… Voltric key facts Start date: January 2020 Market sector: Mobility Location: Newport Number of employees: 5 Company growth status: Seed stage In your own words tell us what Voltric does? Voltric provides electric vehicles…

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Electric vehicle startup Voltric launches next seed raise

Voltric founders with electric vehicles

Electric vehicle subscription business Voltric has announced its next seed fundraiser following an initial investment round this year. The fast-growth startup which is seeking to increase electric vehicle driving through hassle-free, cost-effective tech-enabled solutions, has also opened offices in Newport. Chief Executive Julian Mensah and COO Brent Oldfield founded Voltric in Bristol in 2019, and…

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