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The app has 4 fan engagement pieces, from creating Virtual Tickets for fans who attend, a Digital Scrapbook and the chance to be on the huge screens at the event as part of a Mosaic of Fans.

Devon tech firm brings Bowie to the world

Totnes-based fan engagement platform Filmily has created a Fan App at the David Bowie World Convention taking place in Liverpool this coming weekend (17-19 June).

The South West firm has partnered with US-based World Inc. , creators of the original BowieWorld in the 90s, to celebrate 50 years of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars release.

The app has 4 fan engagement...

Jurassic Fibre

Ultrafast broadband provider makes money ‘grow on trees’ for Hospiscare

Exeter-based broadband company Jurassic Fibre has helped raise money for Devon charity Hospiscare by helping them swap Christmas trees for cash.

The award-winning telecoms company, which is currently delivering gigabit connectivity to communities across the South West, supported Hospiscare by volunteering staff members and vans to assist in the charity’s Christmas Tree Recycling...

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Totnes touchdown: Filmily provides unique video content for San Francisco 49ers

Devon-based fan engagement platform Filmily is supporting The San Francisco 49ers to connect with their fanbase through interactive, customisable videos.

As part of their 75th Anniversary celebration, the California-based American football team commissioned Wasserman X’s CrowdAmp and Filmily to create a new digital feature for fans. Filmily worked closely with the strategic and...

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Devon-based InsurTech startup wins ACORD Global Innovation Challenge - and splits cash prize with runner-up

Devon-based InsurTech company Intelligent AI Limited has won the ACORD Global Innovation Challenge - and split the cash prize with a HealthTech runner-up.

The Exeter startup has developed an AI-driven platform that provides insurers, brokers and corporate clients with a 360-degree view of risk across their property portfolios. The technology uses over 300 datasets including AI,...

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Ultrafast fibre broadband roll out gathers pace in Devon

Exeter based ultrafast broadband company Jurassic Fibre has announced that even more Devon residents and businesses will be able to benefit from its state-of-the-art ultrafast broadband network in the near future, having started construction in a further six towns across the county.

The areas set to benefit are Bideford, Teignmouth, Crediton, Seaton, Colyton and Axminster as well as...

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Plymouth Science Park salutes local firms' resilience

Plymouth’s science and technology centre has praised local businesses for resilience, innovation, and growth during these unprecedented times.

Plymouth Science Park is home to a number of these firms and is a centre of excellence for ground-breaking research, business, and laboratory innovation.

On the science park's website , the team at the park expressed their passion for...

The South West must seize the G7 legacy to level up, report claims

The South West's biggest employer has called for the region to be included in government plans for levelling up the economy and demanded a "green jobs boom” to stop the brain drain of talented young people moving out of the South West.

On the eve of the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Pennon, owner of South West water, has published a report called Levelling Up the Great South...

Applegate CEO Stuart Brocklehurst

Exclusive: One billion pieces of PPE delivered by Devon firm

A Devon tech business behind a digital procurement platform has facilitated the delivery of more than one billion items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Barnstaple-based Applegate Marketplace , an artificial intelligence-powered procurement platform that connects commercial buyers with providers of goods and services, started to see...

Applegate CEO Stuart Brocklehurst

Stuart Brocklehurst, Applegate CEO: "We have in the South West an area in which we are genuinely world-leading and it’s an area of increasing importance"

Stuart Brocklehurst is chief executive of Applegate Marketplace, a Barnstaple-based artificial intelligence-powered procurement platform that connects commercial buyers with providers of goods and services. He sits on the board of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership, where he also chairs the Innovation Board.

Stuart spoke to SWTD about running a tech business...

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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...