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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...

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Growing your business: It's who you know (and what they know) - Registration now open for this in-person event in Bristol

Aimed at ambitious businesses in the tech space looking to grow, registration is now open for this in-person event taking place in Bristol on the morning of Wednesday 31 January.

Learn how and when to involve professional service advisors in your business.

It's often who you know, and leveraging what they know, that can help you meet the challenges of growing your business.


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Growth journey continues for IMP Software, as MAT finance experts prepare to celebrate fifth anniversary

IMP Software, market-leading specialists in budgeting, forecasting and reporting software for Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs), has reported another sensational year of growth as the firm prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary next month.

The company, which has locations in Exeter and Peterborough, ended 2023 working with 370 MATs, including 57% of large trusts (MATs with 15+ schools...

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South West marketing agency seeing significant growth with key new client wins

Exeter and Bristol-based marketing agency Program is celebrating recent growth, welcoming five new clients in recent weeks: IT support provider Acronyms, software development company CoreBlue, Plymouth social enterprise Engaged Communities, multinational hospitality company Accor, and innovative pipeline monitoring company Klarian.

Program is a creative positive impact marketing...

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Wiltshire IT firm sets £10 million turnover target after 50 per cent growth in a year

Wiltshire IT services and solutions company Mintivo has set its sights on hitting £10m turnover within three years after growing 50 per cent in the last 12 months.

The company has made seven new appointments to keep pace with its increase in customers and Managing Director Chris Gough, who co-founded the firm in 2018, expects at least ten more before the end of the year.


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Major hires at IMP Software, as Multi-Academy Trust CFO joins the ranks as MAT Product Specialist

South West edtech company IMP Software , specialists in budgeting, forecasting and reporting software for multi-academy trusts (MATs), has made a number of key appointments as it reports a 100% increase in customer growth in 12 months. IMP, which is based in Exeter and Peterborough but operates as a virtual team nationwide, has boosted its headcount by 60% to support its work with 198 MATs...

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New programme launched to bring South West tech to the world

A new business support programme has launched to support South West tech companies to scale overseas.

The GO Global programme , delivered by Tech South West, is free to access and designed for companies who are currently scaling or looking to scale overseas.

Run in partnership with global financial consultancy firm RSM , with support from the Department for International...

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Robust growth for Bristol-based Clue as demand for digitalising investigations grows

South West SaaS company Clue has reported strong quarterly momentum in the first quarter of 2022, as it develops its intelligence platform for investigation and case management.

The Bristol-based firm has won high-profile customers active in the investigation and prevention of human trafficking, economic crime, environmental crime, sports corruption and safeguarding, and was named ‘...

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Australian Government calls on South West startup to help with UK expansion of tech businesses

Bristol-based growth marketing startup HdE AGENCY has been selected by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Austrade , to help Australian exporters expand into the UK market.

HdE AGENCY will be using their specialist skills, knowledge and network to help connect ambitious Australian businesses across a variety of tech sectors to the UK market, starting with Fintech....

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South West "closing economic gap" on London, EY report finds

The South West has been named as one of only two regions in England that will narrow the economic gap on London by 2025.

While the pandemic has helped to narrow the UK’s regional economic divide, the gap between London and the rest of the country is set to grow again during the recovery in all regions except the South West and East Midlands, according to a new report by the...