Medtech startup Neuronostics raises over £2 million

Neuronostics team - nine men and women smiling, wearing business casual

Multi-award-winning medtech startup, Neuronostics, has raised more than £2m in funding to develop its pioneering epilepsy diagnosis technology. The company received £2.1m in an oversubscribed seed funding round led by the Ascension Life Fund. Chris Wheatcroft, Investment Director at the Ascension Life Fund said: “We are delighted to have invested in Neuronostics, whose software as…

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Startup advice from Kevin Simmons, Entrepreneur in Residence

Kevin Simmons, Entrepreneur in Residence at SETsquared Bristol

As part of our startup advice series with our Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiRs), we had a chat with the newest member of the team, Kevin Simmons, to hear his top tips for founders and startups. Tell us a bit about yourself including any hidden talents? My strongest dislike in life is ‘tell me about yourself’ questions.…

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Biotech startup Impulsonics awarded £300,000 Innovate UK grant

Impulsonics founders at NEC competition

Bristol-based startup, Impulsonics has been awarded the prestigious ICURe spinout support grant of £300,000 to enable the development of its unique technology platform for biotech automation. The grant will enable the company to develop its flexible acoustic platform for key applications in the process of growing cells in order to streamline cell culture automation. This…

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Siloton co-founders awarded Institute of Physics’ Clifford Paterson Medal

Siloton founders, 2 men wearing blue shirts in front of trees

Dr Alasdair Price and Dr Euan Allen, Co-founders of healthtech startup Siloton, have been awarded the Institute of Physics’ Clifford Paterson Medal for ‘exceptional early-career contributions to the application of physics in an industrial or commercial context’.  Siloton joined SETsquared Bristol’s incubation programme in January 2023 to further develop its innovative diagnostic imaging technology to…

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Moropo releases innovative app testing tool

Moropo founders with demo

Bristol tech company Moropo has launched a new mobile app testing tool for software agencies and startups. The web-based automation platform comprises a low-code test creator, a test scheduling system and a results inspector, and works for both iOS and Android. Moropo joined SETsquared Bristol in March 2022 and has since secured over £340,000 in…

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Silicon Gorge shines a light on SETsquared Bristol companies

Kailash Manohara Selvan, Founder of Spatial Cortex, pitching at Silicon Gorge investment showcase. Credit to photographer Jon Craig

Thirteen pioneering tech and digital startups from the South West and Wales pitched to investors for between £150,000 and £2m at the Silicon Gorge final this May, including five SETsquared Bristol companies. Silicon Gorge is a major investment event in the South West, with companies curated after a three-stage selection process by experienced network and…

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

Three Rosa Biotech scientists in lab looking at samples

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 of life-threatening diseases. The University of Bristol healthtech spinout joined SETsquared Bristol in February 2023. It is initially targeting the early identification of non-alcoholic fatty…

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Practical sales processes for startups

Rick Chapman teaching Sales Processes workshop to a group

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 startups, and Founder of EDI Partners. Through his experience, he has developed a tried and tested process for non-salespeople to achieve results. Here we share…

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