SETsquared Innovation Director wins personality of the year

23rdOct 2014

Simon Bond

SETsquared’s innovation director, Simon Bond, has been crowned Personality of the Year at this year’s Global University Venturing Summit.

The award celebrates Simon’s 10 years spent at SETsquared, holding various roles before taking the helm as innovation director earlier this year.

Winners of Discovering Start-ups showcase best in UK wireless innovation

23rdOct 2014

Five innovative wireless businesses won the praise of leading technology investors and wireless industry experts at yesterday’s finals of the UK Discovering Start-Ups 2014 competition hosted by Deloitte in London. The winners, ranging from mobile education and healthcare solutions to speech recognition, data analytics and wireless encryption, were chosen from 18 finalists who pitched their technologies and business plans to a panel of 21 judges that included senior executives from the likes of Deloitte, Google,

SETsquared companies pitch for royal seal of approval

22ndOct 2014

Three SETsquared companies are in with a chance of pitching to HRH Duke of York in a start-up event with a royal twist.

Nu Desine (Bristol), Fourth State Medicine (Surrey) and Smart Antenna Technologies (Bath) have been shortlisted to take part in Pitch@Palace, a project spearheaded by the Duke of York that will culminate in 14 of the UK’s brightest science and technology start ups pitching for investment live in front of hundreds of the biggest names in business at St James’ Palace on November 5.