Innovative tech companies announced for Tech-Xpo 2022

Sixteen of our member companies will exhibit and demo their innovative products at our flagship Tech-Xpo 2022 showcase on 29 June. The companies shortlisted to compete for Best Elevator Pitch award are: Corus, Grand Bequest, Hope Tech, Inclued, Lurnable, Metasonixx, Milbotix, Optect and Voltric. The annual showcase will take place at the incredible St George’s Bristol with…

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SETsquared Bristol tech companies raise record investment

We are thrilled to announce that our companies attracted a record investment of £98.8 million in 2021. The figure was equivalent to 15% of the total £636 million raised by Bristol businesses last year, evidence of a promising market recovery since Covid. More than half of our 80 companies raised investment in 2021, including alumnus…

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Ferryx win Best Elevator Pitch award at Tech-Xpo 2021

Ferryx, a biotech company tackling gastrointestinal inflammation, pitched alongside ten other startups from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene to win ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ at Tech-Xpo on Wednesday 30 June. Tech-Xpo is our flagship pitch, demo, connect showcase, providing a platform for startups to showcase their innovative technologies and raise investment. Founded in 2019 as a spin-out from the University of Bristol, Ferryx…

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Pitching companies announced for Tech-Xpo 2021

Eleven startup companies from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene have been shortlisted to pitch and demo their innovative products at our flagship Tech-Xpo 2021 event on 30 June. The companies competing for the Best Elevator Pitch are: AI Labs, Airway Medical, Brijj, Cotham Technologies, Data³, Ferryx, Groundwaves, Kaedim, Radii Devices, Stratiphy and Yello Butterfly. The annual showcase will be…

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Diverse pipeline of talent celebrated at Bristol’s Silicon Gorge

Eleven of the most exciting early-stage tech and digital startups in the South West and Wales pitched last week to an audience of high-calibre investors at the Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase final. Part of the Investment Activator Programme, Silicon Gorge is one of the West’s major investment events, with selected startups getting through semi-finals to…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – NORTHSTAR: Using data insights to drive business performance

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase a number of case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with NORTHSTAR Founder, Glyn Blaize… NORTHSTAR Key Facts Start date: 2017 Market sector: Recruitment Location: Bristol Number of employees: 3 (excl dev team 8)…

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KETS Quantum Security wins Tech-Xpo 2020

KETS Quantum Security, world leaders in integrated quantum cryptography hardware solutions, pitched against ten other startups from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene to win the ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ audience vote at Tuesday’s inaugural online version of SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo.  Tech-Xpo is SETsquared Bristol’s flagship pitch, demo, connect showcase, open to its startup members.   Founded in 2016 in the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Technology Labs, KETS work with…

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SETsquared Bristol Case Study – LettUs Grow: Making agriculture more sustainable in the face of climate change

To help our aspiring entrepreneurs and future SETsquared Bristol members, we showcase a number of case studies demonstrating the breadth of tech at SETsquared Bristol and what it takes to achieve success. We had a chat with LettUs Grow Co-founder and Managing Director, Charlie Guy… LettUs Grow Key Facts Start date:  2015 Market sector: Agritech Location: Bristol Number of employees:…

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Pitching companies announced for SETsquared Bristol’s first online Tech-Xpo

Eleven startup companies from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene have been announced to pitch and demo their innovative products at SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo 2020. The companies competing for the Best Elevator Pitch are: AutonoMe, Barbal, Bristol Pound, Byrde, Elvie, GenomeKey, getUBetter, iletpro, KETS, Radii Devices and Zentraxa. Tech-Xpo will be hosted online for the first time in its sixteen-year history, enabling the…

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