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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Paul Forster award nomination for championing women in tech

Paul Forster in SETsquared Bristol corridor, wearing bear logo on red jumper

We’re thrilled that our Community Manager Paul Forster has been nominated for FDM’s Everywoman in Technology Male Agent of Change Award. This is testament to his active commitment to championing and advancing the progress of women in tech. At SETsquared Bristol Paul supports over 80 of our technology companies and develops a network of expert advisers and community partners to…

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Twelve innovative tech startups join our community

Polly Pale, Alo Mundus Founder

We are thrilled to welcome twelve new startup companies joining our incubation programme at the start of 2023. The new cohort represents a variety of sectors as well as creative uses of technology to help solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from improved access to healthcare and education to achieving net zero. Four of…

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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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Greentech and cyber student startups win flagship competition to join SETsquared

We are thrilled to welcome two new and innovative student startups to our tech incubation programme as winners of the University of Bristol’s New Enterprise Competition. RouteZero and Ultra Horizon will join our supportive and diverse community of over 80 startups, scaleups and spinouts to receive bespoke coaching and mentoring, training and networks. RouteZero is…

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Actuation Lab case study: Rethinking Industrial Hardware

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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I-Phyc raises £550k to grow sales of new eco-friendly system

SETsquared Bristol member, Industrial Phycology (I-Phyc), a company that has developed an eco-friendly water treatment system that can reduce pollution levels, has raised £550,000 to help roll it out to the water industry, and because of the take-up across the water industry, will soon be open to further investment. I-Phyc has secured a second round of…

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Bristol flood risk mapping startup needs your support in the Green Awards 2020

SETsquared Bristol resident members and University of Bristol spin-out, Fathom, have been nominated in the Innovation category for the Green Awards 2020 in Berlin in June 2020. The Green Awards celebrate the most innovative European green projects and minds in the following categories: Youngster, Innovation, Start-up and Impact. Fathom have been nominated for their global…

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UK agri-tech company, LettUs Grow, raises £2.35 million as demand for vertical farming technology rises

SETsquared Bristol virtual member, award-winning vertical and indoor farming technology company, LettUs Grow, has announced today that it has secured £2.35 million in seed funding. The investment round was led by Longwall Venture Partners LLP. The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report states explicitly that climate change is threatening global food security with…

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