Bristol startups pitch at SETsquared’s 20th annual investment event

Kailash Manohara Selvan from SpatialCortex with Jack Jordan Connelly at SETsquared Investment Futures event

Six of our companies were selected to present their startups at SETsquared’s Investment Futures 24 showcase in London this November. Investment Futures is an annual high-profile occasion that over its 19-year history has showcased hundreds of the best UK technology, science and innovation-led startups across six SETsquared centres, helping them raise more than £160m. SETsquared…

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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 companies. This is testament to our long-term focus for inclusivity within the tech sector which includes our programmes, Enterprising Women and Breakthrough Bursary. Our new…

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Bristol startups shine at SETsquared@20 Investment Showcase and Impact Awards

Kim and Optect at Invest 2022

SETsquared celebrated its 20th anniversary in style with a bumper edition of its annual Investment Showcase and an awards celebration night, which recognised member companies which have had a significant social, environmental, or economic impact. Over 200 investors and funders came together at Church House, Westminster, to see the latest crop of SETsquared-backed startups, spin-outs…

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SETsquared Bristol celebrate record £58 million turnover and founder diversity

SETsquared Bristol is delighted to announce that its 80+ tech startup and scaleup members have collectively achieved record turnover revenues exceeding £58 million in 2019. In addition, its members, across 27 sectors, created 240 new jobs in the city region last year. The University of Bristol-led incubator provides expertise, business support and a caring, connected…

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Investment Showcase cements its place as the highlight of SETsquared’s events calendar

Tech collided with tradition once again at One Great George Street, London for the SETsquared Partnership‘s 16th annual Accelerating Investment Showcase on 4 December. 21 high-tech companies, each seeking investments of between £150k – £3m, from across SETsquared’s incubation centres pitched to over 140 investors who attended on the day with further investors watching online.…

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