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Exeter Science Park hosted the first Growth Day

South West tech businesses sought for pioneering growth programme

Tech South West is on a hunt for South West-based tech businesses geared for growth to join its “ Growth Forge ” accelerator programme, ahead of a face-to-face Growth Day in Bristol, in June.

Growth Forge is delivered by Tech South West with support from partners who are experts across a range of specialisms, including finance, sales, leadership, cyber, law, marketing, talent and...

Tech leaders take part in the 2023 growth programme

South West tech companies offered growth boost

Tech companies across the South West of England have the chance to work with top growth coaches and experts as part of Tech South West’s new business support programme.

Growth Forge will see tech firms utilise a proprietary assessment tool to identify two-to-three priority areas, then work with partners such as Microsoft, Sandler, Bishop Fleming, Ashfords, Howden and Program, along...

A tech startup | Priscilla Du Preez via Unsplash

South West tech accelerator returns after £1m first year success

The only tech business support programme for the whole of the South West of England is launching for its second year, after helping companies secure £1m.

Tech South West StartUp Studio 2021 saw the likes of Paranimo, Eate, Groundwaves, Milbotix and a clutch of other early stage pre-seed companies go on to raise £1m of grants and investment since completing the programme - with some...

UK’s largest cyber startup accelerator opens for applications

UK’s largest cyber startup accelerator opens for applications

Applications are now open for cohort two of Cyber Runway , the accelerator programme funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Cyber Runway, which is the UK’s largest cyber accelerator, is delivered by Plexal with support from Deloitte and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies.

Over six months, up to 100 startups will be given support designed...

Business workshop

Launchpad to deliver first business accelerator workshop for Cornish businesses

Falmouth University’s Venture Studio, Launchpad, is running a fully funded practical workshop from 29 June to 1 July designed to equip early stage incorporated companies and freelancers with the knowledge and skills needed to accelerate their business.

Participants will gain comprehensive training, practical advice, and guidance from industry experts Stephens Scown and Inkwell along...

Opportunities available at Marine-i Innovation Accelerator Programme

Marine-i has announced that limited places are still available at its three-part coaching programme designed to help local businesses bring their innovation ideas to market. This new programme is aimed at small or medium sized businesses in Cornwall who have an interest in marine technology. The programme is free to eligible businesses.

Part funded by the European Regional...

Matthew Vamplew, Paranimo

Bristol healthtech startup Paranimo adds Nice Group (SW) to its growing client base

Devon-based Nice Group (SW) has partnered with Bristol mental health tech startup Paranimo to boost the wellbeing of its staff.

Paranimo works with technology driven companies to improve their employees’ mental wellbeing, by using their matching intelligence to connect them to the right support online, in person or via the telephone.

Paranimo was one of the first tech...

SETsquared Exeter

University Accelerator partners with enterprise hub to boost Devon startups

Startup and potential high growth businesses in Devon are set to receive a new year boost following the collaboration between the University of Exeter SETsquared Exeter programme and the Node Enterprise Centre .

The partnership will see SETsquared Exeter work together with Node’s startup support experts to strengthen its offering and grow its network, reaching out to more potential...

Cotie building

SETsquared Exeter and Cotie unite to boost North Devon technology cluster

SETsquared Exeter and Cotie (Centre of Technology and Innovation Excellence) in North Devon have announced a new partnership to provide a combination of facilities and expertise to innovative technology businesses.

The University of Exeter Enterprise Zone (UEEZ) project, made possible due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), has boosted the expansion of its...

SETsquared Exeter

A great start, but don’t stop there…

SETsquared Exeter are supporting the Tech South West StartUp Studio, a virtual accelerator for early stage tech companies in the South West.

The Tech South West StartUp Studio is kicking off again and it is great to see more businesses joining the programme and taking those early steps on a business journey which could lead anywhere.

What is most encouraging for me is that...