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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...

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Lineup revealed for region-wide tech accelerator programme

The cohort of startups taking part in the StartUp Studio accelerator programme this autumn has been announced by Tech South West.

Now in its second run, the region-wide accelerator provides early stage tech startups with a three month programme of hands-on workshops, funding advice, 1:1 mentoring, expert insight into business growth, guidance on attracting investment, pitch practice...

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Early stage SW tech startups invited to join fully-funded accelerator programme

Pre-seed and seed stage tech startups are being invited to apply to the South West’s only region-wide accelerator for early stage tech companies.

Tech South West StartUp Studio is tailored for up-and-coming tech companies looking to accelerate their growth and secure funding. The fully-funded digital programme takes founders through an intensive and fast-paced programme to develop...

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SETsquared Bristol shortlisted as Hottest Accelerator in Europe for second consecutive year

SETsquared Bristol has been announced as a finalist of the Hottest Accelerator Award in The Europas , the premier awards for the hottest tech startups in Europe.

According to the SETsquared Bristol website , this is the tech hub's second year in the shortlist, having seen off stiff competition in 2020 from London and European accelerators.

This year, SETsquared Bristol is...

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Astley Media supports region’s new tech accelerator programme

South West marketing and PR agency Astley Media are one of the supporting companies of the Tech South West StartUp Studio, a new accelerator programme for early stage tech companies based in the South West of England.

Ten companies have made the first cohort of the programme which will be part of a programme delivered by Tech South West , Activate and Skowt Consulting .


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Tech South West StartUp Studio: The Purpose of Owning a Business

In the first of the Tech South West StartUp Studio Insight blogs, John Barrow of Azure provides guidance for early-stage startups around communications, strategy, culture, and developing a sound financial strategy.

There are many reasons why you’d want to start your own business. The sense of control and defining your destiny are clearly key parts of it. However, it’s easy to get...

Lineup revealed for new Tech South West StartUp Studio

The first cohort for the new Tech South West StartUp Studio has been announced.

The programme will feature ten tech firms specialising in robotics, healthtech, advanced engineering and software development. The cohort was chosen from a shortlist of companies from across the South West including Bath, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

The StartUp Studio is a fully-funded...

Falmouth University's Launchpad becomes global start-up studio

Launchpad, Falmouth University’s venture studio, has been accepted into the Global Startup Studio Network (GSSN).

GSSN is a community of start-up studios aiming to give entrepreneurs the power to create businesses that make a meaningful impact, wherever they call home.

James Murray, Head of the Launchpad Programme , said: “This association gives our venture teams...