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Dorset-based savvy navvy secures global partnership with charter company Zizoo

Marine technology company, savvy navvy , has teamed up with Zizoo , the world’s largest boat rental platform, helping responsible marine tourism by giving boat holiday makers across the globe access to its 'Google Maps for boats' app.

Zizoo, which offers over 44,000 boats across 500 destinations worldwide for both experienced and inexperienced boaters, will integrate savvy navvy’s...

Zoe Colosimo, COO and Steve Butterworth, CEO in the members lounge at the Engine Shed

Neighbourly moves to new Engine Shed base

Community engagement and investment platform Neighbourly has announced a move to a new base at Bristol's Engine Shed following another successful funding round that will further accelerate the growth of the business.

Employing 80 people, Neighbourly was set up in 2014 as the first solution of its kind, with the aim of connecting businesses with local vetted good causes across the UK...

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Plymouth-based CoreBlue named UK’s fastest growing software company

Plymouth-based software development company CoreBlue has been named by Clutch as the fastest growing software company in the UK.

The South West firm provides a range of services for global clients including custom software development, mobile app development and technical support. The company recently sponsored the South West Tech Analysis Report , the most comprehensive study of its...

Vesela Nikolova, Centre Director at Amdaris, Sofia

Bristol to Bulgaria: Amdaris opens new centre in Sofia

Amdaris , the digital transformation specialist HQd in Bristol, has announced the opening of its Bulgarian office in Sofia. The Bulgarian Centre marks the sixth office for the company, which currently has offices across the UK, Ukraine, Romania, Moldova, and Dubai. The Bulgarian branch of Amdaris has opened in the city centre of the capital and aims to hire more than 50 employees by the end...

Will Jordan, co-founder

Business growth puts IMP Software in pole position for further expansion in 2022

A “brilliantly resourceful team” has been highlighted as a major factor in Exeter-based IMP Software’s performance over the past 12 months, which has seen the business double in size despite the ongoing impact of Covid on schools.

IMP, specialists in the provision of budgeting, financial management and reporting software for multi-academy trusts (MATs), is now working with 135 MATs...

Astley Media at the Tech South West Awards

South West tech-focussed agency sees early 2022 surge

South West-based marketing and PR agency Astley Media has welcomed four new clients to its portfolio of regional and national brands.

South West Business Council , Somerset West and Taunton Council , the Heart of the South West LEP and software development company CoreBlue , have joined the award-winning agency in 2022 to develop their marketing, brand, and communications.

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Innovation

£40m raised for SW innovators with Innovate UK EDGE in 2021

Since launching in January 2021, Innovate UK EDGE has driven growth across the South West, helping regional innovators to raise over £27m in equity investments and loans, and more than £13m in grant funding.

Ambitious businesses from Penzance to Cheltenham have worked with Innovate UK EDGE Finance Specialists to identify appropriate funding sources, become investment ready and submit...

A photograph showing the main reception of Plymouth Science Park on a sunny day

Fast-growing healthcare agency relocates to Plymouth Science Park

Plymouth Science Park has this month welcomed a new company specialising in Healthcare recruitment to their campus.

Acorn Healthcare are moving to the Park to support their growing client base in Plymouth, North Devon and East Cornwall.

Acorn Healthcare specialise in providing tailored recruitment solutions for a range of healthcare clients in the private and public spheres...

Confidence is high for businesses based at Plymouth Science Park

Almost 90% of businesses at Plymouth Science Park are confident about their business in 2021, with over three quarters looking to grow in the next twelve months.

That’s according to the results of a recent survey that sheds light on the perspectives, plans and priorities of businesses based at Plymouth Science Park.

The survey was conducted by Plymouth Science Park, and...