What can Young People Achieve

10thJun 2018

I am always reminded of how young people can rapidly rise to the top of their profession when watching football. As the England team prepared to travel out to Russia for the World Cup, with one of the youngest squads of all time, it is a clear reminder that individuals in their late teens to mid-twenties can be leading figures in their profession. After all, the 23 players picked represent the best footballers that England has to offer across all generations – yet, the average age is 26.

GDPR / Piano Lessons Bristol

25thMay 2018

GDPR – SME Panic Grows

Another week and more panic in the business world about GDPR. I think small and medium sized companies have been spooked by big companies trying to “re-consent” their users/newsletter lists. This has prompted SMEs to try and do the same, often resulting in less than 5% response from their newsletter listings. In other words, they have decimated their newsletter lists, now panic that a core sales route for their business can no longer be used and are extremely anxious about the effect of GDPR on business.

SETsquared Surrey programme helps UK tech start-ups raise £8m

23rdMay 2018
Surrey-based robotics company, BotsAndUs was successful in securing a £100k Innovate UK grant and a £40K EIC SME Instrument grant after taking part in SETsquared's Entrepreneur's Programme.

Smart Separations Ltd receives EU funding to scale up

18thMay 2018

SETsquared Surrey member Smart Separations (SSL) is one of two British SMEs who will receive up to €2.5 million (£2.2m) each of EU funding for their innovative projects. The funding will help them finance innovation activities such as demonstration, testing, piloting and scaling up. The companies will also benefit from free business coaching and business acceleration services. 

The University of Bath launches new programme to power high-growth UK companies

17thMay 2018

Pictured (L-R): Rosie Bennett - SETsquared Bath, Alison Evans - University of Bath, Yi Jean Chow - Verv, Scott Broadley - Verv

The University of Bath, as part of the SETsquared Partnership, today launched a programme to enable some of the UK’s best tech scale-up companies become the sector giants of tomorrow.

The University of Bristol launches new programme to power high-growth UK companies

17thMay 2018

Pictured (L-R): Emma Thorn - SETsquared Bristol, Heather Macdonald Tait - Ultrahaptics, Professor Nishan Canagarajah - University of Bristol, Peter Blenkinsopp - Ultrahaptics

The University of Southampton launches new programme to power high-growth UK companies

17thMay 2018

Pictured (L-R): Don Spalinger - University of Southampton, Lorna Colquhoun - University of Southampton, David Bream - SETsquared Southampton, Alan Scrase - SETsquared Southampton, Mark Spearing - University of Southampton, Chris Jackson - Kelda Technology

The University of Exeter launches new programme to power high-growth UK companies

17thMay 2018

Pictured (L-R): Sean Fielding - University of Exeter, Matt Daniel - Brain in Hand, Joe Pearce - SETsquared Exeter

The University of Exeter, as part of the SETsquared Partnership today launched a programme to enable some of the UK’s best tech scale-up companies become the sector giants of tomorrow.

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