Cambridge Wireless selected as IoTUK Boost local partner

23rdNov 2015

Following a competitive application Cambridge Wireless (CW) has been chosen as one of four successful organisations that will deliver IoTUK Boost, a series of local IoT innovation challenges and rapid incubation activities taking place over the next five months.

Nick Sturge is appointed as the new Institute of Directors South West regional chairman

23rdNov 2015

Nick Sturge, director of the enterprise hub Engine Shed and the Bristol SETsquared Business Acceleration Centre, has been named as the new Institute of Directors South West regional chairman.

A former Bristol IoD committee chair and member for over ten years, he officially takes over from Richard Ayre in January 2016.

Nick will represent the interests of the IoD’s 2,500 plus South West members at a national level as well as supporting the six regional committees in Bristol, Bath and Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, Gloucestershire and Dorset.

Companies to pitch for over £27m investment at Accelerating Growth Showcase

19thNov 2015

Twenty-one of the UK’s most exciting technology start-ups are set to bid for a collective £27m+ of investment in front of a live audience of over 150 investors in London this month.

Businesses providing technological solutions for everything from ethical alternatives for animal testing to a GPS-based anti-bike theft device will have just five minutes each to pitch to the likes of MMC Ventures and Eden Ventures.