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Yopa and Propflo join forces to launch sustainability tool for homeowners

Award-winning national estate agency Yopa has announced a strategic collaboration with Propflo, an award-winning AI-driven proptech startup based in Bristol.

This partnership aims to provide a one-stop-shop tool – GreenVal – for homeowners seeking to undertake energy efficient upgrades to their home.

The tool will be offered directly to existing customers and includes:...

Dan Pritchard, co-founder of Tech South West

Dan Pritchard, Tech South West: "Collaboration is not about winning"

Alone or with others? A spark of insight in a crowded room or during a walk in the wild?

We all have different ways of working things through, getting creative, shaping our plans and actions. For me, collaboration is at the heart of what I strive for, helping build communities for brands. There is no other way. So it was great to talk with the alumni of GLIDE this week, a fantastic...

Caroline Orr, Marketing Director at Astley Media

Caroline Orr, Astley Media: How can South West tech brands plug into regional opportunities?

Caroline Orr, Marketing Director at Astley Media , shares her insight on the SW Tech Analysis Report and how tech brands in the region can plug into regional opportunities.

The South West Tech Analysis Report reveals the opportunities and challenges facing the region’s tech sector.

Often, they are two sides of the same coin.

Take geography, for example. Are we a...

Marty Reid at the Engine Shed

Marty Reid: It's all about community

Marty Reid is the head of Engine Shed , a hub for entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, students and corporates in the centre of Bristol.

This blog was originally published on the Engine Shed website . Sign up to the Engine Shed newsletter here and connect on LinkedIn here .

The eyes of the world were on Glasgow this month at COP26.

This piece isn’t going to...

Torquay Town Hall, headquarters of Torbay Council

Torbay Council trials digital hub to support local economy

Torbay Council begins a trial today of a high-tech online supplier hub developed in the South West, with the aim of increasing the amount of money it spends with businesses in the area.

The council is running a pilot of SupplyDevon , a government-funded platform in which Torbay businesses can provide quotes to the council on individual orders valued between £5,000 and £50.000. Torbay...

A graphic of the new hub

Work begins on new creative hub for Penzance

Work is underway on a £5.8m project in Penzance to build a dedicated workspace and a hub for creative businesses, according to the Cornwall Council website . The Penzance Creative Cluster will provide up to 30 modern studios and flexible workspaces at Causewayhead for creative sector businesses, from high tech digital companies to visual and performing artists and forms part of a wider...

Workspaces by Interaction

New Culture Survival Guide for South West tech businesses

Workplace culture experts Interaction are partnering with Tech South West to create the region’s first culture guide for the sector.

The Bath-based firm, which works with tech brands across the South West, will conduct a deep dive into the cultural challenges technology firms face as they scale and adapt to new working models, resulting in the production of The Tech Business Culture...