November 2014

SETsquared companies double investment raised in one year

5thNov 2014

SETsquared, Europe’s number one university business incubator, has seen the amount of investment raised by its start-ups double in the last year.

Businesses within the SETsquared incubation programme have raised £60m in investment in the last 12 months, a substantial increase on 2013.

The programme’s innovation director, Simon Bond, said the explosion in investment raised could mark evidence of a return in confidence for financers.

University business incubators provide best service for tech start-ups

3rdNov 2014

SETsquared has been named as the best service provider for the West’s tech sector.

The partnership between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey won the Best Service Provider award at TechSPARK’s SPARKies awards last night (30 October).

The award was set up to recognise an organisation that has provided a sustained level of support to the tech sector in Bristol, Bath and the broader West of England region.