SETsquared partnership ranked as the world’s top business incubator
IoT Boost announces second call for applications
University of Bath backed - SETsquared Partnership has once again been ranked as the 'World's Top Business Incubator - Managed by a University' by UBI Global.
This means that we've now maintained our world leading position since the last time the rankings were published in 2015.
Kinderley grant funders, Ufi, launch latest seed funding call
SETsquared Bristol in partnership with High Tech Bristol & Bath CIC (HBB) has announced the second call for its Internet of Things (IoT) Boost project. The global high tech incubator is looking for five IoT start-ups to join the national programme (IoTUK) to help them to bring their product or service to market.
Applicants have until 19th February 2018 to apply, with the successful entrants being announced a month later on 19th March 2018.
Bath SETsquared First Tuesday Talks & Networking is Back!
The charitable trust that has previously awarded grant funding for a number Bath SETsquared companies including early years learning and development platform Kinderley, is launching its latest seed funding call.
The VocTech Seed Fund 2018 offers up to £50,000 for projects which aim to provide innovative digital solutions to vocational adult learning
Funding for Scale ups - Guest Blog by Briony Phillips, Scale up Enabler
Back due to popular demand and after an extended break, we are re-launching First Tuesday talks and networking events here at the Innvoation Centre - and there will be sandwiches!
Every month we will bring you 3x10 min lightening talks on entrepreneurship, funding, new tech and specialist advice on various aspects of business acceleration.
Productivity through People programme - Registrations for 2018 are open!
The West of England is recognised as a great place to start a business, but one of the biggest challenges reported by businesses who are scaling up is 'access to finance'. Specifically, founders lament the amount of time it takes to unlock funds and the lack of readily available information about the various options.
The Apps Crunch Final! Guest Blog by Jordan Harry
A 12-month programme for key decision-makers within small and medium-sized enterprises in the South West, starting January 2018, Productivity through People is a unique collaboration of four world-class organisations with the University of Bath School of Management.
Bath tech pioneers pitch for investment at SETsquared’s Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase
First up was Live Prize, a daily giveaway app for people who enjoy free giveaways and want to engage with them in the most fun, convenient and rewarding way possible.
Matt Barlow and Will Love took the stage and confidently pitched to the judges a well-structured business plan
New roles and team members for the Bath SETsquared centre team!
Innovative tech businesses from across Southern England, including Jook, Living Map and Ordoo from Bath, came together in London yesterday to pitch for £20m of investment to an audience of 150 investors at SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase.
Bath SETsquared to be delivery partner for new Sustainable Technology Business Acceleration Hub
2018 is set to be an exciting year for Bath SETsquared with the rollout and expansion of more sector specific business acceleration initiatives as well as the launch of the SETsquared scale up programme. The team is evolving and growing and we are delighted to introduce some new colleagues.
Bath SETsquared members make the 2017 Disrupt South West Index
Bath SETsquared is delighted to announce that we will be the primary delivery partner for a new ERDF funded project to to establish a sustainable technologies business acceleration hub
'I came with an idea and I'm leaving with a project' - SEIP Startup Bootcamp #5
It was great to read the news this week that Bath SETsquared members Ordoo and MoveGB have been selected to for the DisruptSW Index.
SETsquared Scale-Up Report Released
Last week we delivered the fifth startup bootcamp for the Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.
The Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme (SEIP) is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support start-up and existing social enterprises.
Business Plan Competition 2018 & Apps Crunch launched
Scale-ups require a different kind of support to start-ups and more often than not, it is hard to get the specialist knowledge needed at the right time and for the right cost in terms of time and money.
This week saw the launch of both the Apps Crunch and Business Plan Competitions. Both events were well attended by aspiring entrepreneurs from across the university.